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ARCHIVE: Big Tobacco’s Spin on Women’s Liberation

The Times published an article the next day on the Easter Parade, with headline saying in part, “Group of Girls Puff at Cigarettes as a Gesture of ‘Freedom'” “Within a year, it became acceptable for woman to smoke outside,” Dr. Jackler said. The cigarett
New York Times
added Dec 11, 2018 22:38

The manipulation of the American mind: Edward Bernays and the birth of public relations

While promoting cigarettes as soothing and slimming, Bernays, it seems, was aware of some of the early studies linking smoking to cancer. Bernays used the same techniques on children. To convince kids that bathing could be fun, he sponsored soap sculptur
The Conversation (au)
added Dec 11, 2018 22:26

ARCHIVE: How tobacco companies have used women’s history and equality struggles to sell cigarettes

, there have been many examples of tobacco marketing carrying “torches of freedom” in themes of women’s empowerment and liberation. Here, we rounded up 10 examples from the early to late 20th century. Images courtesy of Stanford Research into the Impact o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 11, 2018 22:18

Cigarettes Advertising Themes » Targeting Women » Let's Smoke Girls

American Tobacco Company organized marches of women carrying Torches of Freedom (i.e., cigarettes) down New York s 5th Avenue to emphasize their emancipation. The tobacco industry also sponsored training sessions to teach women how to smoke, and compe
Stanford Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising (SRITA)
added Dec 11, 2018 21:54
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ARCHIVE: From social taboo to “torch of freedom”: the marketing of cigarettes to women [FREE FULL TEXT]

the way in which the tobacco industry capitalised on changing social attitudes towards women by promoting smoking as a symbol of emancipation, a “torch of freedom”. This message is still being promoted today by the tobacco industry around the world, parti
British Medical Journal
added Dec 11, 2018 21:48

WHITE: Drinking, smoking, carousing: Why 'Baby, It’s Cold Outside' is actually a feminist anthem

When women opted to smoke...they were placing a toe in the men’s world, they were boldly challenging social norms, realizing they would face public scorn, and choosing to light up anyway...she asks for another cigarette. Good for her.
USA Today
added Dec 11, 2018 19:37

[USA] CROWE: Teen vaping in Canada has taken a 'worrisome' turn

Teague wrote..."A tobacco product is, in essence, a vehicle for delivery of nicotine..." Now that Juul and others have solved that a new device that, when used as intended, will create a nicotine dependence in the user.
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 10, 2018 23:15

The Disturbing Focus Of Juul's Early Marketing Campaigns

Jackler and his group have maintained an archive of Juul’s deleted posts (much of which is available on SRITA’s site), including more than 2,500 tweets and 400 Facebook and Instagram posts, as well as material from Juul’s website, emails and print campaig
added Dec 10, 2018 22:03

LIEBERMAN: Thinking About Health: Government trying to regulate tobacco products

It’s unlikely the power of the tobacco industry has diminished since Kessler left office in 1997. And therein lies a cautionary tale for current FDA regulators who are tiptoeing ever so carefully through the regulatory mine field surrounding big tobacco.
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Dec 10, 2018 19:07

Juul tries to make friends in Washington as regulators circle

Twenty years after four big tobacco companies reached a massive settlement with 46 states over smoking-related health problems and marketing issues, Juul is frantically trying to avoid a similar fate.
added Dec 10, 2018 03:29
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