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[Texas] MD Anderson Applauds Court-Ordered Corrective Statements From Tobacco Industry to Educate Public About Harms of Tobacco Use

“It’s clear that we must continue to educate the public about the dangers of tobacco use, and these statements will be an important part of that process.” MD Anderson has a variety of programs and initiatives designed to educate the public about tobacco
added Nov 28, 2017 21:36

PICTURED: The court-ordered ads US tobacco companies are running in newspapers and on television to correct years of lies about the 'benefits' of smoking

'What this case has succeeded in doing is to finally force the tobacco industry to ´fess up to what it has known and done for the past 50 years,' said Cliff Douglas, director of the Cancer Society's Center for Tobacco Control. 'The industry has delibera
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:35

EDITORIA: Tobacco companies finally tell the truth | Editorial

It took 11 years for tobacco companies to finally tell the truth. During those 11 years, who knows how many more lives were lost... by the time next Election Day rolls around, we expect voters will want to know why members of Congress continue to let tob
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Nov 28, 2017 17:21

In Ads, Tobacco Companies Admit They Made Cigarettes More Addictive

"Very few people know that the court found that the tobacco industry intentionally manipulates cigarettes to make them more addictive," he says. That's likely to be the message with the most impact, says Kenneth Warner, an emeritus professor in public h
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Nov 28, 2017 17:14
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Ohio Health Groups Celebrate Big Tobacco Coming Clean

Ohio's smoking rate of 21 percent is higher than the national average of 15 percent, and the tobacco industry spends about $460 million a year marketing its products in Ohio. Stephens says even though science supports the dangers of smoking, efforts to
WCSM Radio (Celina, OH)
added Nov 28, 2017 17:03

[Minnesota] Hurt: Don't be fooled by Big Tobacco smokescreen

I have seen the same cycle repeated too many times. Spread the message they don't want you to hear, the true story of their history: what they knew, when they knew it and what they did about it. Help make the 21st century the time in history when Big Toba
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Nov 27, 2017 15:39

[North Carolina] Tobacco ads return to broadcast TV to warn consumers of cigarette risks

ads will run in major U.S. metropolitan areas, including Charlotte... cost several millions of dollars for each manufacturer. [RJR] has said that compliance could cost $20 million... manufacturers continue to spend more than $8 billion annually on the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:50

[Australia] US tobacco companies forced to run ads admitting cigarettes are addictive and smoking kills

Spokeswoman Kelly Kennington said it was important these messages direct from big tobacco were heard by Western Australians. "Finally tobacco companies in the US are being forced to admit that they've been deceiving the public for decades," she said. "
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:05

Tobacco mea culpa: companies to run 'corrective' ads in US on smoking's harm

Additionally, unlike in much of Europe, American cigarettes do not display graphic warnings on packs following appeals by tobacco companies and delays from the US Food and Drug Administration.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:37

EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco advertisements must go digital

The Department of Justice should seek a revised order requiring the tobacco industry to educate young consumers about the dangers of its deadly products not only in conventional media such as network TV and newspapers, but through social media and other
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Nov 26, 2017 23:33
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