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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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Why Tobacco Companies Oppose Higher Cigarette Prices: Court Findings from Federal Racketeering Verdict (PDF)

The following findings are excerpted directly from the court ruling. • 3005. A December 6, 1982 Philip Morris report, titled "Price Elasticities, Excise Taxes, and Cigarette Sales," outlined Philip Morris's opposition to raising excise taxes on cigarett
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 22:20
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[Oklahoma] Research Study: Court-Ordered Corrections of Tobacco Industry Racketeering / National Poll Shows Support for Policies, Lawmakers’ Rejection of Tobacco Industry Influences [PDF]

These study results could inform remedial local, state and national policy initiatives and aid in the development and evaluation of public education efforts to enhance and amplify the court-ordered corrective statements.
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 20:41
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[Oklahoma] Research Study: Court-Ordered Corrections of Tobacco Industry Racketeering: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (PDF)

public awareness is lowest for the court findings that the companies violated racketeering laws (23.1%), committed fraud (32.1%), and are likely to continue to commit fraud (37.0%). Only about half of U.S. adults are aware that the companies intentionally
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 20:36
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National Poll: Many Unaware of Court Findings against Tobacco Companies, Facts in Court-Ordered Corrective Statements

The five court-ordered statements address 18 facts about tobacco companies’ manipulation of nicotine levels, low tar or light cigarettes being as harmful as regular cigarettes, nicotine addiction, health effects of smoking, and health effects of secondha
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 20:29
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FOLAN: Court-ruled anti-smoking TV ads, won't be effective on millennials and generation Z

Those outlets most popular among young people were not included in the ruling...the anti-smoking message will likely not be heard by a great many of those who need to hear it most... It is a decision that will have life and death consequences.
The Hill
added Nov 5, 2017 18:26
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FOLAN: Court-ruled anti-smoking TV ads, won't be effective on millennials and generation Z

The Hill
added Nov 5, 2017 18:25
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Cigarette Companies Will Have Ads on TV, but They Won't Help the Bottom Line

In the new ads, the tobacco companies will be vilifying themselves. One includes language saying the tobacco companies "intentionally designed cigarettes with enough nicotine to create and sustain addiction." Another says, "Smoking kills, on average, 1,2
Motley Fool
added Nov 1, 2017 16:33
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6228: CONSENT MOTION FOR SCHEDULING ORDER AND JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS

Two media channels remain at issue here: websites and onserts. 1. Onserts. The parties continue to exchange comments on onsert mockups, and estimate that remaining onsert issues will be resolved by Friday, November 10, 2017. 2. Company websites. The par
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 30, 2017 02:22
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 10/23-25/17

10/25/2017 Set/Reset Deadlines: Proposed superseding consent order for websites and Onserts due by 11/17/2017. (tj) (Entered: 10/25/2017)
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 30, 2017 02:10
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