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GLANTZ: Who forced the cigarette companies to run those anti-smoking ads?

Big tobacco is still doing everything it can to prey on its “customers” and protect its profits. The most recent entry into this field is Philip Morris International’s IQOS, a product that delivers nicotine by heating tobacco without burning it. Like “lig
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 21, 2017 20:35
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GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing Through Big Tobacco’s Smokescreen

Even today, the same tobacco companies are marketing new products... If national leaders, health ministers, and finance chiefs ever wondered how far they should go to regulate tobacco products, Big Tobacco’s admissions, together with investors’ second tho
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:22
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Tobacco giant Philip Morris is quietly funding an "anti-smoking" foundation offering $1 billion in "grants" to public health leaders

Some find it strange that Yach revealed his contact-list in this email. “Some might start to wonder who on the list are actual supporters. It may aim to create a climate of suspicion and divide in the tobacco control community,” says Franklin Apfel, form
Boing Boing
added Dec 18, 2017 16:01
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[Minnesota] This Tongue-in-Cheek Campaign Fixes Big Tobacco’s ‘Corrective Statements’

One of Clearway's corrections reads "For decades, we've denied the truth." According to several industry experts, big tobacco companies designed their court-mandated “corrective statements”—ads explaining the real dangers of smoking—to go unnoticed. That
Ad Week
added Dec 16, 2017 19:50
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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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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 11/17-11/20/17

Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 12, 2017 02:02
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6234: ORDER #74 – REMAND

FURTHER ORDERED that on or before December 15, 2017, the parties shall submit an agreed upon (Proposed) Second Superseding Consent Order for Websites and Onserts or, failing that, provide a further status report to the Court specifying the particular mat
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 12, 2017 01:47
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6231: CONSENT MOTION FOR SCHEDULING ORDER AND JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS

The parties are committed to implementing the corrective statements remedy for websites and onserts as expeditiously as possible consistent with ordinary commercial practices. The timing of implementation will be included in the (proposed) Consent Order
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 12, 2017 01:40
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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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[Oklahoma] JOHN WOODS: Convicted of lying, tobacco industry must now tell truth

We know our kids face pressure to smoke and through TSET’s Tobacco Stops with Me Stop the Start messaging, we are countering tobacco industry tactics and misinformation. We have worked to educate Oklahomans about the negative impact of tobacco for nearly
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Dec 11, 2017 12:30
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