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Tobacco Companies to Admit to Deceiving Public About Smoking’s Health Risks

All the statements draw on evidence-based findings from U.S. Surgeon General Reports on tobacco – and on knowledge that the tobacco industry long had, but intentionally deceived the public about. This is the first time that the tobacco companies are ac
Newswise
added Nov 22, 2017 04:34
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Cigarette companies set to debut anti-smoking ads — a decade late

Many anti-smoking experts are saying that the ads won’t be as effective, as they are airing a decade after the ruling and media has changed so much in that time. Fewer people are watching television or reading newspapers, especially not the younger demog
New York Daily News
added Nov 22, 2017 04:25
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Big Tobacco Will Finally Run Court-Ordered Anti-Smoking Ads

R.J. Reynolds issued a statement affirming the company's commitment to reducing the harms caused by smoking by offering smokers a new generation of reduced harm products: "The tobacco industry today is very different than it was when this lawsuit was fil
MedPage Today
added Nov 22, 2017 04:17
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Big Tobacco's court-ordered ads make their debut

CNN reached out to major tobacco companies for comment about their ad campaigns during this era. Only R.J. Reynolds, maker of Newport, Camel and Pall Mall, replied. "I am not in a position to provide any insights or comments on advertisements that are mo
CNN
added Nov 22, 2017 03:41
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Court-­‐Ordered Corrective Statements Remedy: Implementation Details (PDF)

Implementation details are still being finalized for the company websites and cigarette packs. Television: The Defendant tobacco companies will purchase television ads with text and voice-­‐over containing one of the five corrective statements. The ads
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:12
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Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

But years of legal pushback by the industry over every detail means the ads will be less hard-hitting than what was proposed. Tobacco control experts say the campaign — built around network TV and newspapers — will not reach people when they are young an
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2017 13:34
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After a Long Holdout, Tobacco Companies to Issue Mea Culpas

Although Justice Department lawyers failed to extract the billions in damages that they sought, and many observers thought they gained, at most, a moral victory, public health advocates are hailing the corrective statements. “The tobacco companies, for
FairWarning
added Nov 21, 2017 13:33
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 11/17-11/20/17

Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 12, 2017 02:02
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6234: ORDER #74 – REMAND

FURTHER ORDERED that on or before December 15, 2017, the parties shall submit an agreed upon (Proposed) Second Superseding Consent Order for Websites and Onserts or, failing that, provide a further status report to the Court specifying the particular mat
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 12, 2017 01:47
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[Minnesota] Tobacco companies advertise their deception in court-ordered campaign

"Minnesotans should be disgusted at the immoral business practices of this industry," said David J. Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer of ClearWay Minnesota, an independent nonprofit organization that works to prevent smoking and help Minnesota tobacco
PR Newswire
added Nov 22, 2017 05:31
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