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Ohio Health Groups Celebrate Big Tobacco Coming Clean

Ohio's smoking rate of 21 percent is higher than the national average of 15 percent, and the tobacco industry spends about $460 million a year marketing its products in Ohio. Stephens says even though science supports the dangers of smoking, efforts to
WCSM Radio (Celina, OH)
added Nov 28, 2017 17:03
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[North Carolina] Tobacco ads return to broadcast TV to warn consumers of cigarette risks

ads will run in major U.S. metropolitan areas, including Charlotte... cost several millions of dollars for each manufacturer. [RJR] has said that compliance could cost $20 million... manufacturers continue to spend more than $8 billion annually on the mar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 27, 2017 15:50
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[Minnesota] Hurt: Don't be fooled by Big Tobacco smokescreen

I have seen the same cycle repeated too many times. Spread the message they don't want you to hear, the true story of their history: what they knew, when they knew it and what they did about it. Help make the 21st century the time in history when Big Toba
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Nov 27, 2017 15:39
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[Australia] US tobacco companies forced to run ads admitting cigarettes are addictive and smoking kills

Spokeswoman Kelly Kennington said it was important these messages direct from big tobacco were heard by Western Australians. "Finally tobacco companies in the US are being forced to admit that they've been deceiving the public for decades," she said. "
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:05
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Tobacco mea culpa: companies to run 'corrective' ads in US on smoking's harm

Additionally, unlike in much of Europe, American cigarettes do not display graphic warnings on packs following appeals by tobacco companies and delays from the US Food and Drug Administration.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:37
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EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco advertisements must go digital

The Department of Justice should seek a revised order requiring the tobacco industry to educate young consumers about the dangers of its deadly products not only in conventional media such as network TV and newspapers, but through social media and other
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Nov 26, 2017 23:33
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[Kenya] Big tobacco firms forced to run anti-smoking ads after 'lying' to public

The case is of interest to Kenya where cigarette makers have used such misleading marketing tags for decades. Some of the deceptive statements such as "low tar, light, ultra light and mild" have been used widely in the country. The Kenya Tobacco Contr
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:31
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Big Tobacco finally tells the truth in court-ordered ad campaign

And they’ve managed to hold off running the ads until the media landscape has changed considerably, with many more Americans getting their news online and many fewer going to the major networks and newspapers where the ads will air.
NBC News
added Nov 26, 2017 23:20
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[Australia] VIDEO: For the next year, TV, newspapers, and the web will run massive ads from tobacco companies admitting that their products kill people, that they were engineered to be addictive, and that they covered this up

Antismoking groups abroad are paying to run these ads elsewhere; for example, the Cancer Council Western Australia is replicating the ads in Australian media. One ad reads "Smoking is highly addictive. Nicotine is the addictive drug in tobacco," the ad
Boing Boing
added Nov 26, 2017 23:18
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Tobacco Companies to Begin Issuing Court-Ordered Statements in Tobacco Racketeering Suit

Altria, its Philip Morris USA subsidiary, and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, to issue the corrective statements as part of a permanent injunction in 2006 designed to “prevent and restrain” further deception of the American people regarding tobacco use. Multiple a
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:27
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