Tobacco Free Weld County

Tobacco and Candy by tobaccofreeweld

Tobacco versus candy

There are a lot of similarities between tobacco and candy advertisements. Still, the tobacco industry denies that they are marketing to youth. See for yourself. What do you think?

Jucy Jay


Tobacco Free Kids Issues 2008 New Products Report by tobaccofreeweld


The Campaign For Tobacco Free Kids 2008 New Products Report is now available.  Its three chapters discuss the Critical Role of Product Design;   The New Products: Recruiting New Youth Users, Creating and Sustaining Addiction, and Discouraging Quitting; and Creating and Sustaining Addiction. Jam-packed with pictures and information, it is a must read for anyone interested in tobacco control, reform and regulation.

Menthol’s FDA Exemption and its Effect in Congress by tobaccofreeweld
August 21, 2008, 3:20 pm
Filed under: Flavored Cigarettes, Laws | Tags: , , , , ,

Excerpt: A rift has opened in the 43-member caucus over a menthol provision in legislation that would enable the Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco. To reduce smoking’s appeal to teenagers, the legislation would outlaw flavored cigarettes — except for menthol cigarettes, which are specifically exempted. …[M]enthol has become a politically charged subject in Washington because an estimated 75 percent of black smokers choose mentholated brands.