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[Maryland] 'Corrective' tobacco ads to run in The Baltimore Sun, other media starting this weekend

“Too many Americans are harmed by cigarette smoking, which is the nation’s leading preventable cause of death and disease,” said Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, CDC director, in a statement when the report was released. “CDC will continue to use proven strategies
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 23, 2017 02:25
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Tobacco companies lied to you for years. That ends now.

It is satisfying to see the tobacco companies forced to come clean... In North Carolina, there is an obvious unused tool: We rank 46th in the nation for cigarette taxes, at just 45 cents a pack. The average nationwide is $1.68, and several states impose
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Nov 23, 2017 02:24
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The Ironic Reason Tobacco Companies Are Coming Back to the Airwaves

The fact that companies that make products like Marlboro and Camel cigarettes are now paying for campaigns discouraging their use may seem like karmic irony. But some critics argue that it’s too little, too late—especially considering that the anti-smoki
Fortune Magazine
added Nov 23, 2017 00:21
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big tobacco forced to tell the truth with tv and print ads

If the tobacco industry was really interested in corrective actions, they would stop opposing initiatives to reduce tobacco-related death and disease, including graphic warning labels, menthol bans and price increases.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 22, 2017 17:27
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VIDEOS: SEE THE ANTI-SMOKING TV ADS BIG TOBACCO IS FORCED TO RUN

Get ready for the most bland anti-smoking campaign you will ever see...are as basic as it gets. The spots simply show black text against a white background, along with a voiceover, warning against the adverse health effects of smoking and the addictive p
Advertising Age
added Nov 22, 2017 12:44
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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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[Massachusetts] Health advocates celebrate court-ordered tobacco company ads

In Massachusetts, advocates have been pushing for statewide legislation that would boost the tobacco age from 18 to 21. The bill (S 1218, H 2864) is before the Public Health Committee, which last session endorsed a similar measure that went on to pass th
Salem (MA) Evening News
added Nov 22, 2017 04:37
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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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