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DOUGLAS: Guest Editorial Tobacco companies finally have to say smoking causes cancer ($$)

Cigarette companies have persisted in using their legal, marketing, and propaganda tools to mislead and addict millions of consumers, including underage youth, for the sole purpose of increasing profits. But now, strikingly, the four largest tobacco manu
The Cancer Letter
added Dec 13, 2017 13:35
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: New Advertisements About The Dangers of Tobacco Use Raise Concerns Over State Efforts

Meanwhile, state efforts made by Massachusetts to curb tobacco use have been decreasing. While the state spent $43 million on its tobacco prevention program in 2000, it only spent $4 million in 2017. We discuss the new ads and why Massachusetts has move
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Dec 11, 2017 20:46
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LEE: Are Food And Beverage Companies Re-Running The Big Tobacco Playbook?

Vital Strategies is asking about various multi-national food, soda, and alcohol companies in its just released report entitled Fool Me Twice. Their report presents evidence that certain giant companies are repeating what Big Tobacco companies did for over
Forbes
added Dec 7, 2017 22:13
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Tobacco industry and the art of non-confession

It is a tragedy that the wealthy tobacco companies have successfully weakened well-intentioned attempts to call them to account... The behavior of the industry seems to have hardly changed. Here in Hong Kong the government's modest proposal to increase t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:21
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Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco's Omissions in New Ad Campaign

The new coalition website, BigTobaccoLied.com... "Judge Kessler was very clear in her ruling against the tobacco industry, and with this ad campaign we want Minnesotans to understand the full scope of Big Tobacco's negative impact on our state,"
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2017 17:51
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco admissions a partial victory for some

In Oklahoma, print ads will run as required by the legal order in the Black Chronicle, a weekly Oklahoma City publication with a mostly African-American readership.
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Dec 6, 2017 17:27
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[New York] KELLETT: SJU Should Become A Smoke-Free Campus

Federal Courts have recently forced big tobacco companies to run a 52-week ad campaign...But what is St. John’s doing to further this conversation on campus?
The Torch (St. John's University)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:20
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[Rhode Island] LETTER: Truth, yet deceit from Big Tobacco

Every parent should walk into a place where tobacco products are sold to see how they are packaged. You will find that they are being marketed to entice children to smoke....The inadequate funding levels for tobacco prevention programs across the country
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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Editorial: Big Tobacco finally comes clean — under court order

A delicious irony is that tobacco companies must place these ads in the very media outlets that they once threatened with expensive lawsuits ... For all who criticize government overreach, only strong federal court and government intervention could have
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 5, 2017 23:47
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[Africa, Kenya, USA] Tobacco firms ordered to revise warnings on packs

Early this year, Kenyan courts adopted similar measures after a case challenging new laws governing the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products was dismissed, allowing the rules to take effect immediately. A Court of Appeal declined to gra
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:45
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