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“As much as a third of all youth who experiment with smoking do so because of effective tobacco industry marketing.”
- Facts on Big Tobacco


“The ability to attract new smokers and develop them into a young franchise is key to brand development.”
-Phillip Morris (Tobacco Executive)


” Younger adult smokers are the only source of replacement smokers…”
-PHILIP MORRIS, FIVE-YEAR TRENDS 1988-1992, PM DOC. #2044895379/484


Florida HB 169

A local Tobacco Control Advocate shared the following information about Florida Bill HB 169.  The original bill was written to control the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors under the age of 18, but in a last minute maneuver was amended to now establish a pre-emption of all activities on the local level in the retail tobacco environment. 330 more words


Murray State and Big Tobacco: A Perfect Union

Because of its nationally recognized agriculture program and its location in a prevalent farming community, Murray State has kept and continues to keep its ties close to Big Tobacco companies. 493 more words

Big Tobacco Beware, Vapor Cigarettes Are Here

For decades, tobacco companies cornered the market on cigarette sales. However, sales have been taking a nosedive lately, and the once-booming industry is seeking to protect its multi-billion-dollar bottom line by concentrating on its global reach in Asia and other continents. 393 more words


China National Tobacco is all for Chinese kids...

China National Tobacco is keen to encourage as many kids as possible to take up smoking and without a significant anti-smoking lobby there seems to be little to impede them. 63 more words