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what do tobacco advertising restrictions look like today?

While tobacco TV ads and physician-recommended cigarettes are a thing of the past, marketing restrictions may not be as far-reaching as you think. Here’s a brief look at some events that shaped the tobacco marketing environment we see today:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:07

[Virginia] Tobacco barn restoration project enters fourth year

Preservation Virginia’s Tobacco Barns Mini-Grants Project will receive an additional $100,000 from JTI to repair and restore more old tobacco barns in Pittsylvania and Halifax counties, and Caswell County in North Carolina, said Preservation Virginia Fie
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jan 27, 2017 05:20

Die Another Day, James Bond's smoking over six decades [FREE FULL TEXT]

product placement of branded packs was present in two movies. Overall, the persisting smoking content remains problematic from a public health perspective, especially given the popularity of this movie series.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 17, 2017 13:55

ARCHIVE: The Quiet Victory of the Cigarette Lobby: How It Found the Best Filter Yet—Congress

Had it not been for Congress, the FTC, which is charged with preventing unfair and deceptive trade practices, would have required a warning both on cigarette packages and in cigarette advertising. The effect of the advertising regulation is what the cigar
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:12

Death rate from cancer now 25% lower than it was 25 years ago, report says

That death toll, however grim, represents a death rate from cancer that is 25% lower than it was a quarter-century ago — a drop driven by steady reductions in smoking rates and advances in early detection and treatment. Between 1991 and 2014, that boost
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 9, 2017 22:35

[Ohio] Smoking cabinets, 1928

Smoking cabinets, smoking stands, or “smokers” as they were called, were a big deal when this ad ran in the Nov. 16, 1928, Lancaster Daily Gazette. A smoker looked like an anonymous cabinet with a one drawer and one door below it. But the drawer was real
Lancaster (OH) Eagle-Gazette
added Jan 1, 2017 23:41

F. Ross Johnson

Frederick Ross Johnson, OC (December 13, 1931 – December 29, 2016) was a Canadian businessman, best known as the chief executive officer of RJR Nabisco in the 1980s.
added Jan 1, 2017 14:19

ARCHIVE: VIDEO: Barbarians at the Gate

Bryan Burrough and John Helyar revisited the corporate takeover of RJR Nabisco and the Wall Street culture of the 1980's in the 20th anniversary of the publication of their book, Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco. Mr. Burrough and Mr. Helya
added Dec 28, 2016 00:06

Statement from ASH Executive Director Laurent Huber on a Tobacco-Free World

ASH strives to be a catalyst for new ideas to end tobacco use. As we head into our 50th year of fighting Big Tobacco, we continue to work at the cutting edge, recognizing that the tobacco epidemic knows no country, state, or city boundaries.
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:18

Confronting Americas Smoking Pandemic, Part 4: 2000–2016

Part 4: Failures and Successes 2000–2016
Oncology News (
added Oct 30, 2016 22:32
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