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[California] Duncan/Channon Named Ad Age’s 2016 Silver Small Agency of the Year in the West

Duncan/Channon’s AdAge Small Agency of the Year honors comes on the heels of several accolades for the agency’s “Wake Up” public health campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program, including a Silver Effie in the Advocacy category, Campaign of th
Business Wire
added Jul 22, 2016 17:31

naacp delegates endorse push to say no to menthols

“We congratulate the NAACP leaders who adopted this resolution, who recognized Big Tobacco’s history of targeting the African American community and who positioned the organization as a leading voice in the fight to end tobacco use. Tobacco use is the le
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:44

[Florida] 2016 national summit on youth activism concludes

truth Initiative recently held its second annual National Summit on Youth Activism, a summer tobacco-control training program for youth who are recruited to attend from community-serving organizations around the country. Seventy high school students ran
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 21, 2016 22:43

[Oceania] Tiny Vanuatu approves world’s largest tobacco pack warnings

Vanuatu has joined Nepal with the world’s largest graphic health warnings (GHWs) on tobacco packages, covering 90 percent of the pack surface. Officials in Vanuatu responsible for the measure say that they also considered implementing plain packaging (
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jul 20, 2016 21:14

Tobacco industry response to menthol cigarette bans in Alberta and Nova Scotia, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The redesign of menthol packs to connote ‘smooth’ taste and flavouring may undermine the public health benefits of the menthol ban. ... may indicate the beginnings of market testing by tobacco companies, or conversely, might suggest that menthol replaceme
Tobacco Control
added Jul 20, 2016 09:55

Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43

Minimum Ages of Legal Access for Tobacco in the United States From 1863 to 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The increasing evidence on tobacco addiction suggests that restoring MLAs to 21 years would reduce smoking initiation and prevalence, particularly among those younger than 18 years.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:07

Tobacco's history in Hollywood

The U.S. tobacco industry has a long, documented history of collaborating with the U.S. film industry to promote smoking and tobacco brands. The history includes four main periods... Explore this site to learn more about how tobacco bought its way into
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2016 17:59

ARCHIVE: How the tobacco industry built its relationship with Hollywood [FREE FULL TEXT]

The tobacco industry understood the value of placing and encouraging tobacco use in films, and how to do it. While the industry claims to have ended this practice, smoking in motion pictures increased throughout the 1990s and remains a public health probl
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 17:58

Our ads | Ad 113: How log has Big Tobacco bought its way on screen? One little letter [R] will save a million lives

Learn more: • Download ad sources • Big Tobacco in Hollywood, 1927-1951 • How Big Tobacco built its relationship with Hollywood • Tobacco product placement and its reporting to the FTC (600 films listed) • More Hollywood history and tobacco ad examples
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2016 17:47
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