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FAUSTMAN: Local View: Raise Nebraska's cigarette tax

Don’t believe the industry’s lies about their products or the impact these proven public health policies will have. These corrective statements show they’re certainly not an industry with a history of telling Americans the truth. The research shows: incr
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 16, 2018 15:04
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Tobacco Companies Admit Dangers of Smoking in Court-Ordered Ad Campaign

But cigarette smokers in the Triad say the new ads won't make a difference in their decision making. "It's not going to make no difference to me,” said Robert Hurst, a smoker for more than 20 years. “I don't think it'll really make a difference to anyon
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:59
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[Massachusetts] CORNWALL: Finally, the tobacco industry tells the truth

Evidence in U.S. v. Philip Morris showed that the companies withheld relevant research studies... Smoking will cause 9,300 deaths in Massachusetts and cost the state $4.08 billion in 2017. Nevertheless, Big Tobacco continues spending over $117 million mar
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:36
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[North Carolina] Courts order tobacco companies to run ads about their products

“We have seen the positive impact that our county’s tobacco-free policy has had on our staff and the public,” said Chatham County Health Director Layton Long. “Tobacco-free policies play a large part in helping people quit, and for those who have success
Chatham Journal Newspaper
added Jan 4, 2018 07:10
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking TV ads a late, small win

TV ads running on the three traditional networks don’t pack the wallop they once could have. But getting Big Tobacco to admit any culpability in the wake of death and destruction they’ve left behind must be counted as some kind of victory.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Jan 2, 2018 03:26
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WILL: Memo to government: We know smoking kills

Hence these governments cannot afford for their anti-smoking efforts to be too successful. Furthermore, if every smoker quit tomorrow, Social Security’s slow-motion crisis would accelerate and many public and private pension systems would be staggered by
Washington Post
added Jan 1, 2018 03:52
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Juliana Frederick: An opportune moment to fight back against tobacco

In West Virginia, nearly 25 percent of adults still smoke, and more than 1,000 kids under 18 become new daily smokers every year... The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network calls upon West Virginia’s elected officials to finish what these correc
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Dec 24, 2017 16:53
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[USA] Editorial: Japan's Olympics-size challenge: Ban smoking

Japanese restaurateurs and entrepreneurs who seek to attract the widest possible international clientele during the Olympics — and after — will ban smoking. Wouldn’t it be terrific if the Tokyo Olympics sparked a Great Japanese Smokeout?
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 22, 2017 20:46
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the 5 ways tobacco companies lied about the dangers of smoking cigarettes

After a court found that they violated civil racketeering laws in 2006, tobacco companies Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard and Philip Morris USA finally began releasing court-ordered ads on TV and in newspapers in November to correct the lies the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:01
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GLANTZ: Who forced the cigarette companies to run those anti-smoking ads?

Big tobacco is still doing everything it can to prey on its “customers” and protect its profits. The most recent entry into this field is Philip Morris International’s IQOS, a product that delivers nicotine by heating tobacco without burning it. Like “lig
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2017 20:35
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