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FTC Reports Tobacco Marketing Increased to $9.6 Billion in 2012 – Efforts to Fight Tobacco Use Must Also Intensify

The FTC’s reports are a timely reminder that the tobacco companies are as relentless as ever in marketing their deadly and addictive products, often in ways that entice kids. The huge sums spent on price discounts are especially troubling, making tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2015 20:29
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Siemens Sponsors PBS Cancer Documentary

Siemens proudly supports "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” a film based on The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and practicing oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD.
Siemens USA
added Mar 30, 2015 20:01
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ARCHIVE: BLUM: "Stand Up To Cancer" not standing up to cigarette promoters: guest opinion

But several sponsors that were praised in the telecast appear to be doing more to promote the leading cause of cancer — cigarette smoking -- than to prevent or cure cancer. Take SIEMENS...And in the latest issues of WIRED and Vanity Fair, published by St
AL.com
added Mar 28, 2015 10:54
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[North Carolina] Bill would give money to prevention programs for teens

Senate Bill 662 The bill contains six key tobacco-use-prevention funding elements: • $6.31 million to create 10 regional programs to cover all 100 counties. • $200,000 toward youth leadership and involvement training. • $190,000 for prenatal and neonatal
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 08:14
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[Indonesia] Minister in hot water for encouraging smoking

Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa has drawn criticism for her decision to hand out cigarettes to leaders of the Orang Rimba, an indigenous community located in the Bukit Duabelas National Park (TNBD) in Jambi.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:49
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia minister in row over free cigarettes

Indonesian anti-smoking groups have threatened to take legal action against a government minister for distributing free packets of cigarettes to members of an indigenous tribe. They say the social affairs minister's actions breached government regulatio
BBC Online
added Mar 27, 2015 15:32
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Smith and Ramsay Brands Sponsors VapeNation.com Campaign / Avalanche Int'l's Subsidiary to Disrupt Vape Marketplace, Expand Brand and Consumer Base

offering a bottle of the very popular eLiquid, Peaches and Mango, only for the cost of shipping anywhere in the world. The promotion extends in the same offer a second bottle at a 75% discount plus the cost of delivery. VapeNation.com is the online consum
MarketWired
added Mar 27, 2015 15:03
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[Egypt] Tobacco traders demand cigarettes distribution on ration cards

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association called on the Minister of Supply to distribute a monthly quota of cigarettes through the ration card system, which benefits 40 million low-income citizens.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:44
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[Asia, Israel] Ga'ash teams up with Cigar for 9-hole event

There was a nine-hole, better-ball Stableford competition organized by the club and Cigar Magazine in which players were treated on arrival with cigars and cocktails by Y&D Enterprises. With the golf course starting to take shape for the spring, 64 play
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 25, 2015 19:01
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Impact of Flavor Descriptors on Youth Interest in Electronic Cigarettes - 2

Subsequent to publication of our paper, Stan Glantz published a critique ... The study reported was indeed sponsored by NJOY, a maker of e-cigarettes. We openly disclosed NJOY's (limited) role, as expected by research standards and the journal's policies
NicotinePolicy.net
added Mar 24, 2015 11:28
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