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Warning Wire / Social Media Campaigns by Big Tobacco Spur Call for Investigation

tobacco companies are directing “ambassadors,” paid and unpaid, to post words, images and hashtags meant to further their brands and the allure of smoking more generally. “What they are doing is a really effective way to get around existing laws to restri
FairWarning
added Aug 29, 2018 06:42
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New Investigation Exposes How Tobacco Companies Market Cigarettes on Social Media in the U.S. and Around the World

Tobacco companies are secretly advertising cigarettes on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter by paying social media influencers – popular young people with large online followings – to post images of cigarettes and smoking as part
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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Where there's smoke

Tobacco companies are secretly paying social media stars to flood your newsfeed with images of their cigarette brands. Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Brands are subverting tobacco advertisi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 28, 2018 06:00
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Petition Demands Stop to Big Tobacco's Social Media Deception

These posts are seen and shared globally by young people...they've been coordinated by major tobacco companies,(www.takeapart.org) and the message they're designed to convey is an old one: Smoking is cool; start, then don't stop.
American Family Physician
added Aug 28, 2018 05:03
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May 2018: Newsletter - CTPConnect

In This Issue… Learn about recent FDA actions under the agency’s nicotine-focused tobacco regulatory framework and Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan—all with the common goal of reducing tobacco’s disease and death toll in the United States. On this page:
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 25, 2018 10:18
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FDA and FTC Take Welcome Action Against Some Kid-Friendly E-Cigarette Products and Should Build on It with a Proactive, Comprehensive Effort

the FDA must address kid-friendly products that were on the market prior to August 2016...The FDA has the legal authority to prevent the introduction of kid-friendly e-cigarettes and to remove existing kid-friendly products from the market. Only by using
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 7, 2018 14:28
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FDA, FTC Say E-Cig Liquids Can't Resemble Children’s Foods ($$)

warned 13 e-cigarette companies that their e-liquids closely resemble children's food such as apple juice and candies, in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Companies including Drip More LLC, 7 Daze LLC and Elite Vaporworks are packagi
Law360
added May 6, 2018 18:07
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FDA, FTC take action against companies misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble children’s juice boxes, candies and cookies

issued 13 warning letters to manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as juice boxes, candy or cookies, some of them
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 1, 2018 20:10
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new report: tobacco industry spends nearly $1 million per hour marketing tobacco products

[FTC] reports on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco... The reports, released last week, show that tobacco industry spending on cigarette advertising and promotion rose from $8.03 billion in 2014 to $8.24 billion in 2015. The amount of money spent on marketi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 3, 2017 02:11
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FTC Reports Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Marketing Rose to $8.9 Billion in 2015 – $1 Million Every Hour

Despite claims by tobacco companies that they have changed and are now focused on developing less harmful products, the FTC report shows that cigarettes still make up the bulk of their business, and the industry continues to spend billions to relentlessl
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:38
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