Big Tobacco Gaining Ground in Minority Communities During the past decade, the tobacco industry has aggressively increased advertising and promotional campaigns placed in ethnic neighborhoods, deliberately targeting minority populations. The tobacco industry specifically markets menthol…
Twisting Values The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) population has been a focus of the tobacco industry since Philip Morris placed its first tobacco ad in Genre magazine in…
Sneaking Its Way into Our Communities What is sampling? Sampling is the distribution of coupons and smokeless tobacco for free or cigarettes at a nominal cost (such as a penny), often at family events…
Smoke Screen The tobacco industry has long used movies to reinforce the glamorous image of smoking. Historically, the industry spent millions to have on-screen heroes and sex symbols smoke their…
Deep Pockets and Deception The tobacco industry’s influence is everywhere, yet most Californians have become so accustomed to the ways that tobacco infiltrates our daily lives and has become embedded in our…
The Relentless Predator Fact: The tobacco industry creates and markets a product that, when used as directed, will kill one out of two regular smokers prematurely. Fact: The tobacco industry adjusts…
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