Big Tobacco


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Big Tobacco

A popular term referring to the largest US tobacco corporations, most specifically, the Big Three: Philip Morris (Altria), Reynolds American (RJR) and Lorillard.
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But, to protect its own interests, Big Tobacco deliberately misled the public, doing everything possible to cast doubt on scientific findings that it knew to be accurate.
John Otto, who wrote the bill, said at the time his goal was to "level the playing field" - tax smaller cigarette manufacturers in the same way Big Tobacco is taxed.
1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vine stars have an important message: no matter how much or how little you smoke, Big Tobacco gets paid every time you light up, so don't get played
But we can take courage, and learn lessons, from the brave public-health activists who took on Big Tobacco.
BIG tobacco companies flood low tax countries with cigarettes which end up as contraband in Ireland, a charity has claimed.
About $2 billion is the revenue accounted for the e-cigarettes by the big tobacco companies.
Big Tobacco companies including Philip Morris USA and R.
Finally, he is excluded as one of a few attorneys slated to make a fortune in a lawsuit against big tobacco companies.
It is time for Big Tobacco to finally be held accountable for its deplor-able actions," he added.
by stopping the efforts of big tobacco to market its dangerous products to minors, and by giving current smokers more motivation to stop smoking.
Big Tobacco does not care about health care for Oregon's children.
THE CANADIAN province of Ontario is refusing to join six other provinces in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against big tobacco companies, leaving the western province of British Columbia to lead the fight.