Government tobacco regulation has been a topic of discussion for years. Today, the house approved a bill titled, "Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act" that would allow the FDA the power to regulate the sale of tobacco products and the ingredients they contain. For instance, tobacco companies would be banned from adding fruity flavors or additives designed to … [Read more...] about Will New FDA Regulations Backfire and Lend Big Tobacco a Hand?
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Washington, DC, February 22, 2008 In 2008, the truth® youth smoking prevention campaign unleashes music, dancing and cartoons to reveal the “sunny side” of tobacco use and the tobacco industry. The American Legacy Foundation®’s edgy truth® campaign is designed to educate teens about tobacco by exposing Big Tobacco’s marketing practices, as well as highlighting the toll of … [Read more...] about The “Sunny Side” of Tobacco
We don’t see much of the Marlboro Man anymore, but what about the "Virginia Slims" woman? Everybody knows what happened to him – or them, two of whom died from lung cancer. She, however, was never quite as iconic. But that doesn’t mean the tobacco companies don’t have a soft spot for women, especially the young ones, according to a new report released Wednesday. Issued … [Read more...] about Tobacco Companies Target Young Female Smokers: Hot Pink Ladies-Only
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids has launched a new anti-Camel No. 9 web site. Smokers can network through facebook and Myspace and share their stories and provide support for one another. You can learn how to effectively communicate with the government to get them to reduce the appeal of cigarettes along with other important support and information. Some other … [Read more...] about The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Launches CancerNo9.com
It is a "big disappointment" that R J Reynolds has "found an ally" in some women's magazines, which have "sold out the well-being of their readers" by publishing Camel No. 9 cigarette advertisements, Rep. Lois Capps (D-Calif.) writes in a Washington Post opinion piece. Reynolds in February launched the brand, which several public health organizations and women's groups say … [Read more...] about Women’s Magazines Should ‘Drop’ Camel No. 9 Cigarette Ads