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Corrective Ads Still Missing

In 1999, the U.S. Department of Justice sued several major tobacco companies including Altria, R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard in a civil suit under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) for fraudulent and unlawful conduct.  In 2006, after seven years, millions of documents, and a nine month trial in which 84 witnesses testified, the… Read the full article >

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Watch: ASH Director Discuss the CDC’s Graphic Tobacco Ad Campaign

ASH Director Laurent Huber appeared on Fox 5 DC to discuss the success of the CDC’s graphic anti-tobacco ad campaign (which helped nearly 100,000 people quit smoking) and the work that is still needed to help combat the global tobacco epidemic. DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

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WNTD: The Nightmare Epidemic Created by Tobacco Marketing

Tobacco is a Deadly Product –         Tobacco kills up to half of its users. –         Tobacco kills nearly 6 million people each year, of whom more than 5 million are from direct tobacco use and more than 600 000 are nonsmokers exposed to second-hand smoke. Unless urgent action is taken, the annual death toll could rise… Read the full article >

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