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FTC Reports Tobacco Marketing Increased to $9.6 Billion in 2012 – Efforts to Fight Tobacco Use Must Also Intensify

The FTC’s reports are a timely reminder that the tobacco companies are as relentless as ever in marketing their deadly and addictive products, often in ways that entice kids. The huge sums spent on price discounts are especially troubling, making tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2015 20:29
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FTC Releases Reports on 2012 Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures

Cigarette Sales Declined, Smokeless Tobacco Sales Increased From 2011 Levels
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:20
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Smokeless Tobacco Report for 2012 (PDF)

Table 1A shows that the total amount of smokeless tobacco sold by manufacturers to wholesalers and retailers rose from 122.74 million pounds in 2011 to 125.50 million pounds in 2012. Sales revenues received by the manufacturers from wholesalers and ret
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:20
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Cigarette Report for 2012 (PDF)

The total number of cigarettes reported sold by the major manufacturers decreased by 5.9 billion units (2.2 percent) from 2011 to 2012. Advertising and promotional expenditures increased during that same period, rising from $8.366 billion to $9.168 bil
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:18
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Tobacco farms facing new guidelines to protect workers

Tobacco farmers would be better protected from nicotine poisoning under new guidelines from the Obama administration. The Department of Labor is looking to prevent tobacco workers from contracting what's known as "green tobacco sickness."
The Hill
added Mar 28, 2015 07:07
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Secret Trade Pact would Allow Foreign Corporations to Sue U.S. for Damaging Investment “Expectations”

“This is really troubling,” Senator Charles Schumer (D-New York) told the Times. “It seems to indicate that savvy, deep-pocketed foreign conglomerates could challenge a broad range of laws we pass at every level of government, such as made-in-America la
AllGov.com
added Mar 27, 2015 14:38
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[Asia, India] Government set to defer tobacco pictorial warning notification

after a parliamentary panel recommended that the proposal be kept in abeyance until its socioeconomic ramifications are evaluated. ET had reported last week that the government is likely to defer the implementation of bigger pack warnings on tobacco prod
The Economic Times (India)
added Mar 27, 2015 11:53
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[Australia, USA] The TPP is so bad even the US congress is shocked

“This is really troubling,” said Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York, the Senate’s No. 3 Democrat. “It seems to indicate that savvy, deep-pocketed foreign conglomerates could challenge a broad range of laws we pass at every level of government, such a
MacroBusiness (au)
added Mar 26, 2015 23:48
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GRAHAM: What you don't know about the Transpacific Partnership

Lawmakers have voiced their fears. “This is really troubling,” said Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York, the Senate’s number three Democrat. “It seems to indicate that savvy, deep-pocketed foreign conglomerates could challenge a broad range of laws we
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Mar 26, 2015 23:45
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RE: Analysis of Leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership Investment Text

The leaked text provides stark warnings about the dangers of “trade” negotiations occurring without press, public or policymaker oversight.... Foreign corporations have used these claims to attack tobacco, climate, financial, mining, medicine, energy, po
Public Citizen
added Mar 26, 2015 09:47
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