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War in the Store

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Surgeon General’s report linking smoking to poor health outcomes, we will take a look at the evolution of tobacco marketing at the point of sale. Long before the release of this landmark report, the tobacco industry has used multiple channels such as TV, billboard, radio and the point of sale to advertise its harmful products. In 1998, passage of the Master Settlement agreement severely restricted the tobacco industry’s advertising activities, however the agreement’s stipulations did not include regulations for point of sale marketing. According...

News

4.25.2016
A new CDC study published in the journal Pediatrics found that exposure to e-cigarette advertising in forms including online, print media (in newspapers and magazines), and in the retail setting is...
4.14.2016
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