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[California] VIDEO: Tony Gwynn family: Tobacco industry targeted African Americans

The lawsuit states that the industry honed in on young African-American men in particular, citing a “Project Apollo” marketing campaign that would distribute free samples in “the largest African-American population centers nationwide.”
USA Today
added May 26, 2016 08:13
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[California] VIDEO: Gwynn family on tobacco company lawsuit: 'They used him'

Tony Gwynn Jr., his sister Anisha Gwynn-Jones and their attorney David S. Casey, Jr. held a press conference Tuesday to discuss the family's lawsuit against the tobacco industry whom they hold accountable for the baseball great's death.
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added May 26, 2016 08:10
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[California] Tony Gwynn's Family Says Tobacco Co. At Fault For Death ($$)

Family members of Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn on Monday filed a wrongful death suit in California court, alleging that a tobacco company lured him into an addiction to smokeless tobacco that made him an unwitting promoter of the products and eventua
Law360
added May 26, 2016 00:17
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Tony Gwynn's Family Sues Altria for His Death

The tobacco companies "continued to deluge Tony during his college years with countless free samples of 'dip' tobacco products they purposely adulterated to make more addictive. All the while, they did not mention either the highly addictive nature of the
Courthouse News
added May 26, 2016 00:12
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[California] Tony Gwynn’s family sues chewing tobacco maker

The suit was filed in San Diego Superior Court on behalf of his widow, Alicia Gwynn, who was married to the star for 33 years, and his two adult children Anisha Gwynn-Jones and Tony Gwynn Jr., who also played professional baseball. It targets Altria Gro
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added May 26, 2016 00:09
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[California] Tony Gwynn's family sues tobacco industry over star's death

The court filing lists eight defendants, including Altria Group Corp. and US Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC., and two people the suit says ran an intramural softball team called "Skoal Brothers" at San Diego State in the late 1970s. The "Skoal Brothers" provi
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2016 13:20
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[California] Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit

The family of Tony Gwynn, a baseball Hall of Famer who died of salivary gland cancer in 2014, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against the tobacco industry, charging that Gwynn had been manipulated into the addiction to smokeless tobacco that ultima
New York Times
added May 24, 2016 13:11
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Up in smoke! Sarah Silverman lights up a cigarette during New York City day out with sister Susan

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 13:16
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[California] Smokin' hot! Heartthrob Johnny Depp, 52, puffs away on a cigarillo as he arrives for interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 13:09
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[Philippines] Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Guide of the Gates Foundation

I wrote about the tobacco work for a couple reasons. One, people probably didn’t know we did tobacco-control work. I’m an oncologist, so I know that tobacco is the cause of death for six million people. What did you do in the Philippines? They increase
New York Times
added May 23, 2016 20:48
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