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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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‘worth more’ campaign exposes big tobacco for its manipulation of lower-income communities

truth® teamed with Imagine Dragons lead vocalist Dan Reynolds and country star Jon Pardi for “Worth More,” a new campaign that exposes the tobacco industry’s exploitation of residents in lower-income communities. These award-winning singers, along with y
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:14
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[Asia, India] Notice To Karan Johar's TV Show For "Promoting" Tobacco

"We have come to know that a huge and strategic display/promotion of Tobacco/ Pan Masala Brand 'Kamla Pasand' is being carried out at Star Plus Television Channel in the Reality show 'India's Next Superstars' being telecast through out India. "This Pro
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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Philip Morris sees six million U.S. smokers switching to iQOS device if cleared

told a U.S. advisory panel on Wednesday that it expects around 6 million smokers to switch completely to its iQOS electronic tobacco device if the company is allowed to claim it is less risky than cigarettes.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 21:12
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[Canada, USA] 17 universities oppose anti-smoking group with tobacco ties

Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 25, 2018 18:21
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Philip Morris could win even if its iQOS marketing application fails

PMI has also applied for pre-tobacco market approval, which would allow iQOS to be sold in the U.S. That procedure doesn't include a public hearing, so he said applying for the modified-risk tobacco product designation gives PMI a chance to publicly make
CNBC
added Jan 25, 2018 18:19
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U.S. panel rejects Philip Morris claim iQOS reduces disease risk

should not be allowed to claim that its iQOS electronic tobacco device can reduce the risks of tobacco-related diseases for smokers who completely switch from cigarettes, a U.S. [FDA] advisory panel concluded on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 17:50
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Tobacco giant presses its case for a better-for-you cigarette

Philip Morris and its U.S. partner, Altria, want the FDA's permission to sell a tobacco product it calls the IQOS system in the United States. They're prepared to tell potential customers that IQOS is not danger-free. But they want the FDA to greenlight
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 25, 2018 17:48
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[New York] Youth air Big Tobacco's 'dirty laundry'

Clyde-Savannah and Waterloo Reality Check youth are on a mission to “air the dirty laundry” of large tobacco industries. The youth investigated the details of the long awaited court order to expose the truth about tobacco marketing. Working with the toba
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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VIDEO: Cigarette company Philip Morris tries to sell idea of ‘safer’ tobacco

When Philip Morris International took out an ad campaign in Britain claiming it wanted to “give up” smoking, American Lung Association CEO Harold Wimmer had a one-line zinger in return: “Stop selling cigarettes today.” Now the tobacco company is asking
NBC News
added Jan 24, 2018 16:35
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