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[Africa, Kenya, USA] Tobacco firms ordered to revise warnings on packs

Early this year, Kenyan courts adopted similar measures after a case challenging new laws governing the manufacture, sale and advertising of tobacco products was dismissed, allowing the rules to take effect immediately. A Court of Appeal declined to gra
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:45
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SATEL/BENTLEY: Feds owe the public ‘corrective statements’ on vaping

If the government demands that tobacco companies make corrective statements about the dangers of cigarettes, it should allow those same companies to provide accurate information about alternatives that may save lives.
American Enterprise Institute
added Dec 5, 2017 02:56
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[California] HANSEN: Time to put an end to Big Tobacco’s lies

elected officials must seize the opportunity to put an end to the industry’s lies and manipulation by passing and implementing public health policies that finally eradicate the tremendous human and economic toll of tobacco use.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Dec 4, 2017 15:12
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[Kansas] PELLIKAAN: Tobacco companies hold too much power

The best the government and the public can do is inform, tax and push tougher punishments on companies that knowingly lied to millions of people.
The Baker Orange (Baker U., KS)
added Dec 4, 2017 02:00
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[Missouri] LETTER: Time to undo the damage of tobacco companies

How many tobacco users would have made a different choice about starting if tobacco companies had only acknowledged what science has long shown? I am a former smoker. I know what it took to quit. I also know some people are never able to break the addict
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2017 01:58
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LETER: Big Tobacco and the Army

“smoke if you’ve got ’em.” The little sample packs were wonderful. They had the same branding and four cigarettes in a neat row. The industry addicted millions of troops over the course of 30 years. If you doubt this, pay a visit to any V.A. hospital an
New York Times
added Dec 2, 2017 01:28
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VALENTI: U.S. Tobacco Companies Will Run Anti-Smoking Ads Everywhere—Except Social Media

“it’s about time,” is the understatement of all understatements—especially when you take into account that smoking on-screen has slipped back into fashion. But smokers and nonsmokers can agree, the ads are a major step in the right direction to ensure com
Vogue
added Dec 2, 2017 01:20
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[Connecticut] Tobacco Industry Launches Ads On Dangers Of Smoking

“The budget that was just passed by the legislature also eliminates the funding for tobacco control for the next two years,” he said. “So assuming no changes are made, we will go four years without a single cent being earmarked for tobacco control, despi
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:05
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[North Carolina] SMITH: Big Tobacco dodges financial bullet

North Carolina, like most states, put little to none of this money in preventing people from smoking, but just used this as another funding stream to be spent as it pleased. So the cycle will continue unimpeded.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Dec 1, 2017 15:45
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco ads are a long time in coming

“In Michigan, tobacco companies spend $295 million yearly to market cigarettes and other tobacco products to young adults,” Hanson said. “Not surprisingly, nine out of 10 tobacco users start before the age of 18.” On Aug. 17, 2006, U.S. District Judge
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
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