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How anti-smoking ads went from ‘just say no’ to ‘damn the man’

During Sunday’s Grammys, two public service ads made a jarring argument for quitting smoking: Essentially, that Big Tobacco hates black people...framing quitting smoking as an act of resistance against The Man is more effective than trying to make the ar
Fusion
added Feb 16, 2017 00:58
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New Anti-Smoking Ad Starring Amanda Seales Highlights How Tobacco Companies Exploit Black Communities

The ad, which stars Insecure actress and comedienne Amanda Seales, accuses big tobacco executives of continuing to deliberately and disproportionately target marginalized groups, including Blacks, low income and LGBTQ communities and people who are mental
Essence Magazine
added Feb 13, 2017 03:41
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truth® Calls Out Tobacco Industry for Profiling Disguised as Target Marketing

During tonight’s 59th annual GRAMMY Awards, a new truth campaign called #STOPPROFILING will shine a light on how the tobacco industry deliberately singles out communities that already face adversity and inequality with aggressive marketing tactics that e
PR Newswire
added Feb 12, 2017 21:21
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[Virginia] Bill seeks to ban outdoor smoking at performances

Virginians may have to put out their cigarettes before entering an outdoor performance because of a bill that emerged from the state Senate on a tiebreaker vote Tuesday. Senate Bill 938 would allow local governments to designate nonsmoking areas in an ou
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Feb 8, 2017 16:29
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A CPR kit, a toilet game and ADULT BIBS: The bizarre freebies in this year's $30K Grammys goody bag (but will the A-listers throw them straight in the bin?)

A shirt, duffle, and water bottle from the smoking prevention campaign Truth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:05
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CHAPMAN: “No smoking” in music lyrics? Sorry, count me out

The global mega-star Ed Sheeran seems to have a fondness for the lost years of teenage cigarette smoking. ..’m an unmovable heretic when it comes to public health arguments that insist the concerns that have had tobacco advertising outlawed in well over
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 27, 2017 17:13
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In his outrageous Status Quo heyday, he got through three wives, ten Porsches and £1.7m of drugs.... How Rick Parfitt paid the price for rockin' all over the world

He quaffed whisky and red wine for breakfast, smoked 30 cigarettes a day... ‘I’m pleased that I’ve come out the other side,’ Parfitt reflected, after one of his heart attacks. ‘I’ve had 50 years of smoking and drinking and abusing my body.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:04
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[Asia, India] DAMA: Thanks For the Music, NH7 Weekender, But I Didn’t Need the Smoking

There were also other means through which organisers of the “Happiest Music Festival” tacitly accepted public smoking – no “smoking prohibited” signs, absence of smoking areas and sale of cigarette boxes at the venue. As a result, public smoking was ramp
The Quint (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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Judge Allows “We Shall Overcome” Trademark Lawsuit to Move Forward

Plaintiffs allege that the author of the underlying work is unknown, that it is unclear who changed ‘will’ to ‘shall,’ and that a Black tobacco worker named Lucille Simmons changed ‘I’ to ‘We.’ Simmons is not listed as an author in the application to regi
Spin
added Nov 23, 2016 00:14
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[California] Ballot Bullies: Big Tobacco Goes All Out to Kill Proposition 56

pouring more than $71 million to date into a campaign funding radio and TV ads that have been decried as “supremely sleazy” by the editorial board...one of the kings of misdirection, Richard Berman of the Washington D.C. lobbying firm Berman & Co., infamo
Capital & Main
added Oct 25, 2016 21:07
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