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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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GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing Through Big Tobacco’s Smokescreen

Even today, the same tobacco companies are marketing new products... If national leaders, health ministers, and finance chiefs ever wondered how far they should go to regulate tobacco products, Big Tobacco’s admissions, together with investors’ second tho
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:22
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 12/15-19/2017

6237 ORDER granting 6236 the parties’ consent motion for scheduling order and joint status report regarding corrective statements. The parties shall submit on or before January 12, 2018, an agreed upon (proposed) second superseding consent order for websi
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 23, 2017 01:12
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6236: CONSENT MOTION FOR SCHEDULING ORDER AND JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS, Dec 15, 2017

the parties respectfully move the Court to enter the attached (proposed) scheduling order, requiring the parties to file by January 12, 2018, a (proposed) Consent Order for websites and onserts or a further status report.
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 23, 2017 01:31
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