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

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Tobacco Free Kids Issues 2008 New Products Report by tobaccofreeweld

2008-new-products-report

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.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/25/business/25menthol.html?ref=health