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  • Tobacco Companies Target Minors In Many Ways
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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 tryi...
  • Several Questions For The Tobacco Industry
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    Here is the tobacco case study for the marketing ethics discussion: LYING AND TOBACCO Senior Executives Caught in the Ethical Cross Hairs: Shareholder Loyalty or Social Responsibility Case Development: Shelton S. Bridges, IV & Stephen M. Mounts "You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor". The Ninth Commandment Exodus 20: 16 INTRODUCTION For at least 3,400 years and probably much longer scholars, philosophers, theologians, and others have pondered the question of truth. What is truth...
  • Sale Of Cigarettes And Other Tobacco Products
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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...
  • Increased Use Of Smokeless Tobacco Among People
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    Smokeless TobaccoA Rising Trend with Today's Youth By July 3, 2001 Abstract The consumption of tobacco is probably the most harmful thing you can do to your body and health. Most people that consume tobacco do so in the form of a cigarette, but lately there has been another form of tobacco that is cause for concern among younger age groups: smokeless tobacco. Smokeless tobacco contains the same addictive nicotine found in a cigarette but it is chewed rather than smoked. The tobacco or plug sold ...
  • Fine Cigar Tobacco
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    Cigars There are signs everywhere that cigars are becoming popular again. For example, you can't pass a magazine stand without seeing two or three new magazines glorifying the subject, and restaurants all over the country are devoting entire nights to 'smoke dinners. ' So why is the cigarette still considered offensive and is generally scorned by all? This seems strange since cigars and cigarettes have so many things in common: both are made of tobacco, both are rolled into tube-like shapes, and...
  • Inevitable Deaths Due To The Tobacco Companies
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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 th...
  • Cigarette Smoke
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    According to the American Lung Association, there are an estimated 50 million people who smoke. For some reason people just do not fully understand the risks they take by smoking. Cigarette smoking is a frequent cause for many health problems with smokers. To begin with, there are many hazardous ingredients in cigarette tobacco. Some of the ingredients are poisonous or addictive. Cigarette smoke produces thousands of chemicals that are hazardous to a smoker's health. There are over 4000 chemical...
  • Due To Tobacco
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    What fills our air with pollution, are lungs with smoke, and are gums with holes. Tobacco is the answer. There are people everyday that die due to Tobacco. Innocent by standers are becoming ill due to second hand smoke. That is why tobacco should be illegal. Everyday people light up, smoke, and die. Ciggrearetts have seventeen toxins that are deadly. Cigarettes are addictive therefore it is very hard to quit, because of the nicotine is what causes the addiction. The nicotine and the tar is what ...
  • Sale Of Tobacco Products
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    The Tobacco Wars The U.S. government regulates the sale and distribution of tobacco products in many ways. Some examples of the way the government regulates are setting an age limit and taxing tobacco products. In the economic world, the tobacco wars are a serious issue. The sale of tobacco as we know is very inelastic. The government puts heavy taxes on tobacco products to cut down on the sale of them. They know that the people will buy cigarettes no matter how much they cost. Elasticity has a ...
  • Tobacco Industry Over Health Care Costs
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    Cigarette Litigation In August 1970 a leading tobacco defense attorney, David R. Hardy, wrote a confidential letter warning that indiscreet comments by industry scientists, including references to biologically active components of cigarette smoke and the search for a safer cigarette, constitute a real threat to the continued success in the defense of smoking and health litigation. The actual knowledge on the part of the defendant that smoking is generally dangerous to health, that certain ingred...
  • Condensed Tobacco Smoke
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    Every day thousands of people start smoking. Knowing that ciggarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death, people continue to start smoking. Everyday 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). This isn t because of peer pressure, or just plain desire to start, it is due to the fact that young people are the pri...
  • Levels Of Nicotine In Cigarettes In Order
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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 domestic produ...
  • Cigarette
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    Altria Group, Inc. is the name of the parent company of Kraft Foods, Philip Morris USA, Philip Morris International and Philip Morris Capital Corporation. Philip Morris Companies has struggled with its own issues with the public trust for a long time. Through a combination of arrogance and ignorance, for many years US tobacco business didn't engage with or address legitimate concerns people had with regard to cigarettes. Tobacco businesses reaction to criticism was to ignore it, hoping that it w...
  • Candy Cigarettes Influence Kids
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    For the past one hundred years, a variety of chocolate, candy, and bubble gum confections have been manufactured that simulate the appearance of actual cigarettes. The persuasive packaging of these products influences kids of all ages to buy these seemingly harmless treats. Recently, however, many parents and other adults are becoming concerned with the fact that perhaps these candies are swaying kids towards real cigarette smoking. The government has recently caught onto this new found uproar a...
  • Hard Case And The Tobacco Industry
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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...
  • Several Questions For The Tobacco Industry
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    Here is the tobacco case study for the marketing ethics discussion: LYING AND TOBACCO Senior Executives Caught in the Ethical Cross Hairs: Shareholder Loyalty or Social Responsibility? Case Development: Shelton S. Bridges, IV & Stephen M. Mounts "You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. ' The Ninth Commandment Exodus 20: 16 INTRODUCTION For at least 3,400 years? and probably much longer? scholars, philosophers, theologians, and others have pondered the question of truth. What is t...
  • Case Of Big Tobacco
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    When it comes to the issue of whether or not it is ok for someone the knowingly aid someone in breaking an agreement I feel it depends on the risks at stake for people not knowing what the person has to say. For example, if I had an agreement with a co-worker to not tell anyone that I had cancer I would be very angry if someone coerced that person into telling everyone. But on the other hand if I made that person promise not to tell anyone about a possible danger to all the other workers and som...

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