Headlines Tagged with DOJ Suit — 2,302 headlines found
elected officials must seize the opportunity to put an end to the industry’s lies and manipulation by passing and implementing public health policies that finally eradicate the tremendous human and economic toll of tobacco use.
Dec 4, 2017 Orange County (CA) Register
added Dec 4, 2017 15:12
How many tobacco users would have made a different choice about starting if tobacco companies had only acknowledged what science has long shown? I am a former smoker. I know what it took to quit. I also know some people are never able to break the addict
Dec 4, 2017 St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2017 01:58
The best the government and the public can do is inform, tax and push tougher punishments on companies that knowingly lied to millions of people.
Dec 3, 2017 The Baker Orange (Baker U., KS)
added Dec 4, 2017 02:00
“smoke if you’ve got ’em.” The little sample packs were wonderful. They had the same branding and four cigarettes in a neat row. The industry addicted millions of troops over the course of 30 years. If you doubt this, pay a visit to any V.A. hospital an
Dec 1, 2017 New York Times
added Dec 2, 2017 01:28
“it’s about time,” is the understatement of all understatements—especially when you take into account that smoking on-screen has slipped back into fashion. But smokers and nonsmokers can agree, the ads are a major step in the right direction to ensure com
Dec 1, 2017 Vogue
added Dec 2, 2017 01:20
“The budget that was just passed by the legislature also eliminates the funding for tobacco control for the next two years,” he said. “So assuming no changes are made, we will go four years without a single cent being earmarked for tobacco control, despi
Dec 1, 2017 WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:05
North Carolina, like most states, put little to none of this money in preventing people from smoking, but just used this as another funding stream to be spent as it pleased. So the cycle will continue unimpeded.
Dec 1, 2017 Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Dec 1, 2017 15:45
“In Michigan, tobacco companies spend $295 million yearly to market cigarettes and other tobacco products to young adults,” Hanson said. “Not surprisingly, nine out of 10 tobacco users start before the age of 18.” On Aug. 17, 2006, U.S. District Judge
Nov 30, 2017 Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
States and/or the federal government should pass laws banning cigarette smoking without a doctor's written permission. Provide a five-year period before such laws take effect. You would think 438,000 people killed by cigarettes annually would wake us up.
Nov 30, 2017 Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
began nearly 25 years ago when a handful of state Attorneys General sued cigarette manufacturers in state court. I was one of them...States must commit to using a significant amount of the millions of dollars they receive each year from the state tobacc
Nov 30, 2017 Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:20