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ARCHIVE: “Avoid health warnings on all tobacco products for just as long as we can”: a history of Australian tobacco industry efforts to avoid, delay and dilute health warnings on cigarettes

Efforts by governments to introduce potent health warnings will be resisted by the tobacco industry. Tobacco control advocates should anticipate and counter the strategies and arguments used by the industry, which are described in this paper if they wish
Tobacco Control
added Feb 1, 2018 05:01
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India moves to deny tobacco industry's right to trade

In a legal argument relying on a Roman-era law doctrine, the Indian government aims to take away the tobacco industry's right to trade in an effort to limit opposition to new regulations.
Christian Science Monitor
added Feb 1, 2018 03:19
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY NEW MENTHOL CIGARETTE INTRODUCTION. HOW BLACK CONSUMERS ARE DIFFERENT

Black consumers are significantly different from the rest of the population in their attitudes, interests and values . Consequently, they also differ from the general market in the nature and intensity of their response to advertising and promotional ap
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Jan 31, 2018 15:54
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ARCHIVE: Burning Love: Big Tobacco Takes Aim at LGBT Youths [FREE FULL TEXT]

Secret tobacco industry documents lay bare the industry's targeting, seduction, and recruitment of minority groups and children. They also unmask Big Tobacco's disdain for its targets.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jan 31, 2018 15:52
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TIMES INSIDER|What We’re Reading: Scientific Sway

From MIT Technology Review: This riveting story looks at how propagandists use science against itself to secretly influence policymakers... describes the smoking industry’s decades-long disinformation campaign to sow doubt about whether smoking causes can
New York Times
added Jan 31, 2018 04:20
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The tricks propagandists use to beat science

40 years or more after the Reader’s Digest article....The reason for this sluggishness is easy to see in hindsight and described in detail...in The Merchants of Doubt...How easy is it for malicious actors to distort the public perception of science?...Tod
MIT Technology Review
added Jan 31, 2018 04:13
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From Raymond the smoking newsboy to garment workers as young as FIVE: Newly colorized images show child labor in early 20th century America

The photograph was taken by sociologist and photographer Lewis Wickes Hine - and its original caption read 'Newsies at Skeeterís Branch, Jefferson near Franklin. They were all smoking'.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:49
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With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights

The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry's legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations. New Delhi
Reuters
added Jan 30, 2018 03:35
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Iran is losing its jihad on tobacco

Iran's anti-smoking efforts reflect the wider difficulties faced by the government: Tobacco use is a deeply ingrained habit, and appeals to Islamic values, which had an impact on other social issues years ago, have failed to win over the population. Whet
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 30, 2018 02:25
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why are 72% of smokers from lower-income communities?

Far from a coincidence, this statistic reveals a tobacco industry strategy to appeal to lower-income, less-educated consumers. Tobacco companies have targeted low-income populations in many ways over many years, creating smoking rate disparities that did
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:16
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