Action Review: Third Quarter Edition 2017 ash October 20, 2017 E-Newsletter Open Letter to PMI from 123 Organizations Since this campaign launched in mid-September, we’ve continued to receive additional sign-ons from organizations demanding that Philip Morris International immediately cease the production, marketing, and sale of cigarettes. “Cigarettes cannot be ‘re-engineered’ to make them acceptable in global commerce; they are inherently defective. There is no safe level of consumption, and they provide no necessary benefit to their consumers.” Read the full letter here. Video: Are you investing in tobacco and don’t even know it? Philip Morris International Pretends to Care Joint Blog on new PMI-funded foundation Altria and other tobacco companies will run “corrective statements” starting in November Study links nicotine addiction to genetic variation in brain Hookah bars banned from opening in NYC Dear Hollywood: Smoking Deserves an R Rating Groundbreaking Lung Cancer Screening ASH is committed to a world where no one dies because of tobacco – literally; we are working toward ZERO deaths from tobacco. We will do this by continuing to promote existing best practices in our field while working toward a groundbreaking criminal case against a tobacco executive or corporation. It’s time they were held criminally liable for knowingly selling deadly products. We are also opening a public discussion on the way tobacco products are sold. Why are cigarettes still a normal thing when we know how deadly and addictive they are? It’s time for tobacco products to be regulated proportionate to the level of harm they cause. Help make this life-saving work possible by making a donation today.