• Teenage Smoking Tobacco Companies Increase
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    Smoking in the United States has recently seen a rapid increase in the percentage of teenagers who are picking up the habit. Although still lower than it was in the 1970's, teen smoking rates are quickly approaching the percentages of the decade. There are multiple factors that have contributed to the surge of teenage smokers, and several suggestions have been made to suppress it. From 1991 until 1996, the percentages of 12 th that were daily smokers rose 20%, 10 th graders 45% and 8 th graders ...
  • 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...
  • Teen Smoking And Tobacco Companies
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    One of the biggest problems in this world today is under age smoking. Many tobacco companies influence smoking among minors. Minors are potential long-term smokers, therefore most tobacco companies target minors for profit. Tobacco companies target minors only for profit. They know that almost everyone that smokes started before the age of 18. Tobacco companies target minors in many ways. Minors are targeted with advertisements in many magazines. You can obviously tell tobacco companies are try...
  • 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 Tobacco Industry Liable For Its Consumers
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    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 it all the time: Smoking causes this and smoking causes that. Not a day goes by that the media frenzy...
  • Secondhand Smoke And Its Effects
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    Secondhand smoke and laws about smoking in public places "What the smoker does to himself may be his business, but what the smoker does to the non-smoker is quite a different matter This we see as the most dangerous development to the viability of the tobacco industry that has yet occurred The strategic and long run antidote to the passive smoking issue is, as we see it, developing and widely publicizing clear-cut, credible, medical evidence that passive smoking is not harmful to the non-smokers...
  • Smoking 2 Tobacco Youth Money
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    Teen Tobacco Wars Even though there is a seemingly huge restructuring of the tobacco marketing industry underway, it s all one giant shift in targeting with kids now semi-protected, and the college age under attack. To start, states have just begun to receive the huge amounts of money owed to them from tobacco settlements, but haven t used very much, if any, towards anti-tobacco campaigns. The first installment of money totaled $8. 8 billion nationwide, with only a mere 2% being used to fight yo...
  • Tobacco Companies Nicotine Cigarette Smoking
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    The War on Tobacco Each day, millions of Americans of all ages light up a cigarette distributed by the tobacco companies. Smoking is a habit that, in the long run, causes cancer and other diseases associated with the lungs. Now, this deadly cancer causing drug is one of the leading causes of death in America today. Some may argue that it is a person^1 s choice to smoke and that the tobacco companies are innocent because of this. In actuality, the tobacco companies are to blame for toying with t...
  • Should Tobacco Advertising Be Restricted
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    Should tobacco advertising be restricted? This is a very controversial issue. There is the idea that young children that smoke started smoking because of advertisements, but there is also the idea that children start smoking for other reasons. Many big, well-known tobacco companies like RJ Reynolds are being sued for their advertisements. On Monday April 20 th, 1998 the jury heard a testimony from Lynn Beasly, the marketing vice president of the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company. The courts believed t...
  • Target Audiences Philip Morris
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    Targeting is directing promotions of a product towards a group of individuals who are likely to buy it. Different products are targeted at different audiences. After a company determines their target audience that audience is researched in order to learn about lifestyle, attitudes, values, etc. Then companies can more effectively reach their audiences by knowing what t. v. shows they watch and what magazines they read. It is through the media that companies make impressions and influence consum...
  • Teen Smoking Tobacco Companies
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    One of the largest issues today is adolescent smoking. According to a heath based website, nearly 90% of adult smokers start while they are still teens and they never intend to get hooked. They may start by bumming a cigarette or two from a friend at a party, and then go on to buying an occasional pack. Soon they realize that they can't go without that pack. They " ve gotten used to reaching for a cigarette first thing in the morning, after meals, or during any stressful time. They become addic...
  • Effects Of Smoking Tobacco Companies
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    Smoking has many effects on the body and tobacco companies have many ways to advertise but one major target group. In this paper I will tell how they do both. Smoking has effects on all parts of the body. We " ll start with the brain. Smoking impairs your ability to concentrate and to think straight. It also kills brain cells and decreases the amount of oxygen that goes to there. It also effects the heart, it tightens up the arteries and therefor makes the heart work harder, shortening the aver...
  • Can You Really Quit Smoking
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    Smoking cigarettes is becoming more and more of a problem for everyone in the world. Cigarette smoking was a little more acceptable when the public was uninformed about the harmful chemicals used. Now that they have smoking warnings almost everywhere you look, it is easier to not pick up a death stick. Since the time cigarettes were first made until now, there have been many opportunities to learn the results of what cigarettes will do to you over time. It is clear that businesses have an obliga...
  • Smoking Percent Of Men
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    Cigarette smoking has been identified as the most important source of preventable morbidity and premature mortality worldwide. Smoking-related diseases claim an estimated 440, 000 American lives each year, including those affected indirectly, such as babies born prematurely due to prenatal maternal smoking and victims of 'secondhand' exposure to tobacco's carcinogens. Smoking costs the United States over $150 billion each year in health-care costs including $81. 9 billion in mortality-related pr...
  • Tobacco Companies Targeting Young People
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    Tobacco Companies Targeting Young People Thesis: Statistics show us that young people are the main target of the tobacco companies. Outline I. Introduction II. Two main companies III. Tobacco industries claims VI. Other problems. Stopping them from smoking VI. Conclusion Every day, 3, 000 kids start smoking, most of them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids add up to 90 percent of all new smokers (Roberts 38). These statistics show us that young people are the main targets of the tobacco c...
  • 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 ...
  • Tobacco In Advertising Teens Companies Brand
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    When you ask a tobacco sales representative whether teens are their main advertising focus, they would say no. But when the majority of retail outdoor advertising occurs in tobacco convenience stores where around 75% of teens shop at least once a week, it's hard to believe. Major tobacco brands have been targeting teens since day one for three reasons. They are easily influenced by advertising. Tobacco companies establish brand loyalty with teens. Finally teens are the largest advertising market...
  • Tobacco Companies Youth Teens Teenagers
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    Fighting the Ads "We have been asked by our client to come up with a package design... a design that is attractive to kids... while this cigarette is geared to the youth market. No attempt (obvious) can be made to encourage persons under twenty-one to smoke." This excerpt is from a letter from a Lorillard account executive to a marketing professor on August 13, 1970, years before big tobacco executives (including those from Lorillard) swore under oath that they have never targeted their pro...
  • 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...
  • Alcohol And Tobacco In Sports
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    With sports becoming more and more commercialized, sponsorships have taken over professional sports. In this paper, Alcohol and Tobacco sponsorships will be the issue of this paper. Sports sponsorship has become an important marketing tool for advertiser? s because of the flexibility, broad reach, and high level of brand or corporate exposure that it affords, (Krapp, 49). Yet some sponsors have created an uproar with in the society, these are namely alcohol and tobacco products. These two make u...