Tag Archives: tobacco advertisment

Big Tobacco targets city ordinance

WORCESTER — Big Tobacco wants a federal judge to snuff out the citywide ban on all visible tobacco product advertising.

Why Lorillard Targeted Blacks With Ads for Menthol Cigarettes

newport mentholCome March, the FDA will decide whether tobacco companies can continue marketing menthol cigarettes. Thousands of advertisers who have a separate ethnic marketing strategies for any product that has health implications should be watching closely. So listen up, folks with ties to food, alcohol, soda, diet supplements and pharmaceuticals: There but for the grace of the federal government go you.

Senators warn tobacco companies about cigarette advertising

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) urged four major tobacco companies not to engage in any effort to mislead customers to believe they are buying safer cigarettes. Last year, Congress passed landmark legislation that banned using descriptors in cigarette labeling—such as “light,” “mild,” or “low-tar”—which insinuate or imply that certain products are healthier or lower risk than regular cigarettes.

French Ad Shocks, but Will It Stop Young Smokers?

PARIS — A new French antismoking advertisement aimed at the young that plays off a pornographic stereotype has gotten more attention than even its creators intended, and critics suggest that it offends common decency and creates a false analogy between oral sex and smoking.

McKenna claims win in tobacco advertising case

Cigarette companies skirt advertising ban

Schumer proposal would limit smoke ads

In the light of new evidence suggesting tobacco companies are targeting youth — hooking 9,300 teenage tobacco users in the Southern Tier — federal lawmakers are pushing more legislation to discourage tobacco marketing.

Cigarettes in Popular Films Are Target of Health Groups

The advocacy arm of the American Medical Association unveiled a summer-long campaign on Wednesday intended to publicly shame movie studios for depicting images of smoking in their mass-appeal movies.