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5 Tobacco Corrective Statements and what they mean for Oklahomans

Smoking kills, on average, 1,200 Americans. Every day. ...That means the families of 7,500 people in this state alone are without their loved one because of tobacco. That means that 7,500 people won’t have the chance to celebrate another holiday or birthd
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:33
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[Oklahoma] WHEATLEY: Tobacco industry’s corrective statements are major milestone in battle to end smoking

McCaffree, founding board chair for the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET)....said this marks a major milestone for people like him who have worked for decades to protect the health of Oklahomans. “Internal tobacco industry documents sho
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:29
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[New Hampshire] Big Tobacco fesses up with landmark ads

"It's been a long time coming, and it's reinforcing what we've known for decades, which is that these products are harmful and that this industry has used deceitful tactics to keep people using their product, which they know is causing harm," he said.
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Nov 19, 2017 15:36
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U.S. RACKETEERING VERDICT / BIG TOBACCO GUILTY AS CHARGED

For the past 11 years, the tobacco companies have filed appeal after appeal and repeatedly sought to water down and delay the corrective statements. They ended their appeals earlier this year, and the judge overseeing the case issued an order directing t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:06
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Cigarette Makers Must Advertise Their Dangers, But Will Millennials Get the Message?

92 million millennials and teenagers may not get the message because the ads will run primarily on network television and in newspapers. “That’s not where young people’s eyeballs are,” said Robin Koval, CEO and president of Truth Initiative, a nonprofit
CetusNews.com
added Nov 18, 2017 00:05
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Cigarette Makers Must Advertise Their Dangers, But Will Millennials Get the Message? ($$)

Ads will appear in newspapers, on network TV, which draw relatively few young people
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 18, 2017 00:05
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Anti-smoking ads -- paid for by tobacco companies -- are coming to Massachusetts

The first ads will run Nov. 26 in newspapers and a week later on television. The newspaper ads will include five full-page ads on different Sundays in 40 major newspapers, including the Boston Globe. The 30 to 45-second television ads will air five times
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Nov 17, 2017 19:39
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EDITORIAL: Corrective Statements From the Tobacco Industry: More Evidence for Why We Need Effective Tobacco Control (PDF)

We need to go further. There are simple measures that can be taken to protect our youth – such as restrictions on flavors and on marketing...How many of our youth need to fall victim to tobacco and nicotine before the FDA and other policy makers take the
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
added Nov 16, 2017 01:04
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Editorial: Use big tobacco's Nov 26 corrective statements to reduce smoking AMERICAN THORACIC SOCIETY

"Despite extensive evidence of harm to youth, the FDA has deferred taking action on flavored tobacco products, failed to take action to limit tobacco marketing that is accessible to youth, and has fallen short on actions to regulate or restrict tobacco pr
EurekAlert
added Nov 16, 2017 00:45
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[Maryland] Hometown Hero: Sheila Ross of Eastport — A lung cancer survivor who became a leading lung cancer advocate

retired in January and is preparing to write a book...“The Politics of Lung Cancer.”...Ross was involved in a filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Justice Department lawsuit against the big tobacco companies...
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 15, 2017 15:15
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