• Progression Of America Small Contribution
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    Progress is a steady improvement, on advancement toward a better stage, America has made an enormous progression because of the charter issued by King James I of England; John Smith; and even though it was a small contribution, the Tobacco industry which was established by John Rolfe. May 24 th was the first day for many settlers and they had no idea as to that day being the first day of the rest of their lives. A couple years passed and a charter came along from the king of England. On May 24 t...
  • Anti Smoking Tobacco Cigarettes Settlement
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    The war on smoking has existed for decades. With the advent of more tenacious laws prohibiting smoking in public locations, and most recently Minnesota s historic tobacco settlement, many actions against Big Tobacco have become more successful. Anti-smoking campaigns have become more confrontational, directly targeting tobacco companies in an effort to expose its manipulative and illegal marketing tactics. On the surface, last November's $206 billion settlement agreement between the tobacco comp...
  • Tobacco Companies' Denial Smoking Industry Risen
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    Tobacco companies are now in trouble, confronted by all the scientific research results from the society, that cigar ets makers have been concealing the fact that tobacco contains an addictive drug from an unwary public. Tobacco industry researchers say throughout the years it has been showed that smoking causes diseases such as oral and lung cancers, emphysema, and heart disease. There have also risen recent law suits against tobacco companies for what they have been told the public about the h...
  • Tobacco Crazy People Companies Industry
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    The tobacco companies have been getting a lot of bad reviews lately. They are being sued for millions of dollars for smokers' Medicaid bills. I do not understand why they are being sued. The tobacco companies are only trying to make a living like everyone else. Warning labels are put on cigarette packs, and everyone knows about the hazards of smoking. People make the decision to smoke, so why should the tobacco companies take the blame Tobacco use, along with the association of its danger, has b...
  • The Deception Of The Tobacco Industry
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    The Deception of the Tobacco Industry The individual act of cigarette smoking offers no benefits to a person in any way. Its effects on health have been proven to cause any one of a variety of fatal diseases including lung cancer and heart diseases. Despite this reality, about 46 million adult men and women in the United States smoke cigarettes regularly. Through subliminal advertisements and propaganda, irrational desires are cleverly instilled in the minds of millions by callous cigarette comp...
  • Effects Of Media On Today's Society
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    Effects of Media On Todays Society In todays society the media has a great effect on what people buy. The media has been telling us what to buy since the beginning of the printing press. There is only one problem now; industry is trying to target certain groups that are more susceptible to buy their products. The most publicized of these big corporations are the people of the tobacco industry. What does one think of when asked; name a company that targets mostly underage kids Most everyone woul...
  • The Need For Tougher Laws Against The Tobacco
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    WE NEED FOR TOUGHER LAWS AGAINST THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY Tobacco Advertising Makes Young People Their Chief Target Every day 3, 000 children start smoking, most them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids account for 90 percent of all new smokers. In fact, 90 percent of all adult smokers said that they first lit up as teenagers (Roberts, 3). Of the one million US teens that become hooked on cigarettes each year, one-third or more will eventually die from tobacco-related illnesses. If current tr...
  • Interest Groups And Party
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    The quest for political power. Rarely does a day pass where some form of power struggle does not occur within our government. The importance of the role of American government in the lives of its constituents has continuously grown in conjunction with a corresponding increase in governmental economic and social obligations. As the American state assumes greater power and responsibility in its actions, so must the citizens of the United States. With this increase in modern government participati...
  • The Tobacco Issue Industry Government Smoking
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    The Tobacco Issue: Where the Responsibility Lies Political-Legal Issues: The legal and political issues surrounding the tobacco industry include whether or not tobacco companies should be held liable for tobacco-related deaths of smokers and those related to second-hand smoke, as well as whether or not elected officials should be accepting money from the tobacco industry in order to win elections. When deciding where the responsibility lies in the case of tobacco, the facts can be turned to favo...
  • Smoking War Tobacco Cigarettes Settlement
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    The war on smoking has existed for decades. With the advent of more tenacious laws prohibiting smoking in public locations, and most recently Minnesota's historic tobacco settlement, many actions against "Big Tobacco" have become more successful. Anti-smoking campaigns have become more confrontational, directly targeting tobacco companies in an effort to expose its manipulative and illegal marketing tactics. On the surface, last November's $206 billion settlement agreement between the tobacco co...
  • Tobacco Advertising Consumption Ban Smoking
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    Introduction To say that tobacco advertising stimulates tobacco sales may seem a simple and moderate statement. In reality, tobacco control activists often meet serious opposition in defending this fact. Achieving the restriction or banning of tobacco advertising is one of the fiercest battles to face. Tobacco lobbyists usually assert that advertising does not increase the overall quantity of tobacco sold. Rather, the tobacco industry maintains that advertising merely enhances the market share o...
  • Teen Smoking Tobacco Industry Camel
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    Problems With Teen Smoking in America Teen smoking is a serious problem in the United States because the tobacco industry targets teenagers with their persuasive advertising. We see often in public places, teenagers who are standing around, smoking cigarettes. Recently, there has been legislation that has been turned down by Republicans in Congress, which was supposed to send a strong message to the tobacco industry. While this legislation was turned down, President Bill Clinton has vowed to con...
  • Smoking In Public People Smoke Tobacco
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    11/2/99 Whiner y 1 Got a Light Little Boy? For years, there has been a huge debate on whether cigarette smoke affects both the people being around the smoke, or the people doing the actual act itself. There is a huge cloud of "smoke" on this topic that needs to be cleared. Who are we to believe? The tobacco company that has its own researchers, or the independent researchers that have nothing to hide? In the article, "What the Antismoking Zealots Really Crave," by Jeff Jacoby, he comes up with m...
  • Pack Of Cigarette People Government Big
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    presentation I am going to talk about the impact on smoking in society, how it affect our economy and what are the ways the government take to prevent the youth to start smoking The report is based on Switzerland. The tobacco industry has a very heavy economical effect on our society. qqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqThink about all the little shops, the little drugstores that sell cigarette. It's not as they all depend on cigarettes to live but it is a big part of their revenue. Ironical...
  • Tobaco Industry Influence Teenage Smoking
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    Over the last five years, researchers have calculated that the teenage smoking rates have climbed tremendously. Graph number one shows a steady increase in the number of teenagers who smoke heavily. Graph number two shows how teenage smoking has made a comeback, and how the number of teen-agers smoke occasionally and who develop heavier habits has increased sharply in recent years. The tobacco industry and the critics have very different ideas why this rapid increase of teenage smoking is develo...
  • Smoking Tobacco Industry
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    Smoking After reading the article "Whose lungs are they, anyway" by Janet Singleton, I was able to determine the proposal at issue. The issue in this article is about why people decide to smoke and who s responsible for making hat decision. Should we put the blame one the tobacco industry or is it just people's own decision to smoke The position I stand in is I feel that the tobacco industry should not be held responsible for smokers' decision to smoke. I feel this way because the tobacco indust...
  • Smoking July 2000
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    Tobacco Companies Snuffed Out We used to watch the dark silhouette of the Marlboro Cowboy riding off into the setting sun. In this day and age, the Marlboro Cowboy turns to his partner and says, Bob Ive got emphysema. Within the last decade, smoking advertisements have been completely overshadowed by radical anti-tobacco advertisements. Smoking no longer brings to mind images of beautiful blonde women daintily holding cigarettes between their fingers. In place of this image, commercials display ...
  • Case Study The Tobacco Deal
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    Issues Considering that the tobacco industry is a major contributor to the U. S. economy, what may be causal effect of such severe legislation and punishment inflicted on the Tobacco industry? If the tobacco industries were eventually forced to close their respective doors due to excessive punitive damages awarded or if they were forced to file for bankruptcy due to costs associated to civil lawsuits, what would happen to the economy? It added over $55 billion annually to the gross dome...
  • When Smokers Court Lung Cancer Domakers Share The Blame
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    In the last year two people I was close to died of lung cancer. It goes without saying that these two were both cigarette smokers. They had bought their first Lucky Strike or Camel or Chesterfield as teenagers in the 1940 s. They had smoked thousands of cartons of dozens of brands, two packs a day, three packs a day, until they died. One tried to quit 20 times. Another had quit, finally, in the hospital because he wasn't allowed to smoke around his oxygen tank. I don't say this to disqualify my...
  • Tobacco Companies Smoking Court Case
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    Originator: Copywork Staff Miscellaneous: The tobacco industry: liable for its consumers 2000-07-30 The Tobacco Industry: Liable for it's Consumers? Should the tobacco industry be held liable for illness and death caused by smoking? Currently, the Federal government is looking into this in numerous court cases, scientific studies, and a never-ending battle between national health, and the big tobacco giants. But to make an educated opinion, both sides of the argument must be heard. We hear about...