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BLUMENTHAL: Big Tobacco Is Still In The Business Of Deceiving Americans

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
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:20
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[Virginia] DONNIE JOHNSTON: Will more warnings about smoking really work?

So don’t expect “smoking kills” labeling to cripple the tobacco industry. We are a weak society where everyone needs a crutch and if tobacco does the trick then our young people will light up. And if a cigarette doesn’t satisfy their needs, then they wi
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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Teens, are you listening? Big Tobacco admits smoking is “highly addictive.”

Big Tobacco has gotten rich off of shotgun store and magazine marketing that strikes and preys upon the still maturing and gullible adolescent mind. For example, take a look at cigarette ads inside magazines in your school library. Look closely at magaz
whyquit.com
added Nov 30, 2017 04:43
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[New Hampshire] MCNALLY: Your Words: November was a big month in the world of tobacco prevention and cessation

First, locally, the Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco Free Communities hosted its second Butt Stop initiative to increase access to tobacco cessation resources throughout the region. Nearly 20 trained volunteer tobacco treatment coaches were stationed aroun
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Nov 30, 2017 04:42
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Tobacco industry admissions should strengthen global resolve on tobacco control

“But by being ordered by the courts to issue these corrective statements in American newspapers and on TV stations, the industry itself has been forced to come clean and acknowledge once and for all that its tobacco products kill.”
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 29, 2017 17:12
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: The truth about tobacco

failure to sign on will increasingly convince the world that Indonesia under President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s leadership intends to continue its dependence on tobacco as a leading source of revenue — while cigarette packets cost little over US$1 and giant
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:28
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco ads a long time coming

“In Michigan, tobacco companies spend $295 million yearly to market cigarettes and other tobacco products to young adults. Not surprisingly, nine out of 10 tobacco users start before the age of 18. We’re hopeful these corrective statements will shine the
Escanaba (MI) Daily Press
added Nov 29, 2017 15:20
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[New Hampshire] Editorial: Truth in advertising, finally

In New Hampshire, those costs... include 1,900 residents who die from smoking every year...Schools should post the newspaper ads in hallways and teachers should explain why the ad campaign is being conducted – because tobacco companies spent huge sums to
Concord (NH) Monitor
added Nov 29, 2017 15:19
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Tobacco companies picked a disenchanted robot to warn against smoking dangers

Likewise, the print versions, some of which appeared in The New York Times, are equally stale; straightforward ads without color or any other attention-grabbing design elements.
Quartz
added Nov 29, 2017 15:26
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Tobacco Companies Forced to Admit That Smoking Is Deadly

The ads are coming at time when tobacco companies are resorting to a variety of measures to thwart progress in smoking cessation and reduction. Philip Morris International, for example, is trying to rebrand itself as part of the solution by funding the F
Medical Tribune
added Nov 29, 2017 15:18
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