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GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing through Big Tobacco’s smokescreen

the court-ordered airing of “corrective statements” in American media does represent a victory for truth...we are calling on governments around the world to strengthen implementation of the WHO FCTC by accelerating action on the “MPOWER” tobacco control p
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:29
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[Oregon] Tobacco companies ordered to admit lying for decades about the health effects of smoking

television ads running through 2018. A new round of ads starting this week....The industry hasn’t changed their tactics since the initial ruling... While the tobacco companies were fighting in the courts, nearly 80,000 Oregonians died from causes linked t
St. Helens (OR) Chronicle
added Feb 7, 2018 19:45
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[Minnesota] HUMPHREY III: Big tobacco is finally forced to tell the truth

as a veteran of the tobacco trials of the 1990s, I know how hard they can fight...Health advocates including the Association for Nonsmokers Minnesota, ClearWay... have launched their own campaign to “correct the corrective statements.” The health coaliti
MinnPost.com
added Feb 5, 2018 19:31
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[New York] Youth air Big Tobacco's 'dirty laundry'

Clyde-Savannah and Waterloo Reality Check youth are on a mission to “air the dirty laundry” of large tobacco industries. The youth investigated the details of the long awaited court order to expose the truth about tobacco marketing. Working with the toba
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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FAUSTMAN: Local View: Raise Nebraska's cigarette tax

Don’t believe the industry’s lies about their products or the impact these proven public health policies will have. These corrective statements show they’re certainly not an industry with a history of telling Americans the truth. The research shows: incr
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 16, 2018 15:04
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Tobacco Companies Admit Dangers of Smoking in Court-Ordered Ad Campaign

But cigarette smokers in the Triad say the new ads won't make a difference in their decision making. "It's not going to make no difference to me,” said Robert Hurst, a smoker for more than 20 years. “I don't think it'll really make a difference to anyon
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:59
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[Massachusetts] CORNWALL: Finally, the tobacco industry tells the truth

Evidence in U.S. v. Philip Morris showed that the companies withheld relevant research studies... Smoking will cause 9,300 deaths in Massachusetts and cost the state $4.08 billion in 2017. Nevertheless, Big Tobacco continues spending over $117 million mar
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:36
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[North Carolina] Courts order tobacco companies to run ads about their products

“We have seen the positive impact that our county’s tobacco-free policy has had on our staff and the public,” said Chatham County Health Director Layton Long. “Tobacco-free policies play a large part in helping people quit, and for those who have success
Chatham Journal Newspaper
added Jan 4, 2018 07:10
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking TV ads a late, small win

TV ads running on the three traditional networks don’t pack the wallop they once could have. But getting Big Tobacco to admit any culpability in the wake of death and destruction they’ve left behind must be counted as some kind of victory.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Jan 2, 2018 03:26
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WILL: Memo to government: We know smoking kills

Hence these governments cannot afford for their anti-smoking efforts to be too successful. Furthermore, if every smoker quit tomorrow, Social Security’s slow-motion crisis would accelerate and many public and private pension systems would be staggered by
Washington Post
added Jan 1, 2018 03:52
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