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[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) today urged four major tobacco companies not to engage in any effort to mislead customers to believe they are buying safer cigarettes.  Last year, Congress passed landmark legislation that banned using descriptors in cigarette labeling – such as “light,” “mild,” or “low-tar” – which insinuate or imply that certain products are healthier or lower risk than regular cigarettes. Research has definitively shown that although smoke from “light” cigarettes may feel ...
an audience (viewers, readers or listeners) to purchase or take some action upon products, ideals, or services. It includes the name of a product or service and how that product or service could benefit the consumer, to persuade a target market to purchase or to consume that particular brand . These brands are usually paid for or identified through sponsors and viewed via various media. Advertising can also serve to communicate an idea to a mass amount of people in an attempt to convince them to take a certain action, such as encouraging 'environmentally friendly' behaviors, and even unhealthy behaviors through food ...
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Hamilton, Button and Senna… « Joe Saward's Grand Prix Blog
McLaren has just revealed a new viral video, featuring Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button visiting a warehouse full of old McLaren F1 cars. I was told about this in Valencia. Apparently it was completely unscripted and while there were a lot of cameras in the building they were hidden away so that the drivers were able to forget they were there. This is fairly clear as at one point Lewis starts making engine noises while sitting at the wheel of Senna’s car. You couldn’t script that! Posted in F1 Drivers | 50 Comments When Lewis is sitting in Senna’s car they both pause for a moment. In the silence you can see ... market research, surveys and trends
The Natchez Democrat - Authorities wary of new pipe and tobacco shop
NATCHEZ — The Dymka Shop on Lower Woodville Road had a quiet grand opening this week, but its wide selection of tobacco water pipes, hookahs and sex toys has prompted public outcry. Both the Natchez Police Department and the Adams County Sheriff’s Office are investigating whether particular goods at the new pipe, tobacco and adult novelty shop are legal to sell. Photo by Hannah Reel A variety of blown glass tobacco water pipes sit on a shelf above a sign warning customers not to mention any illegal substances at The Dymka Shop at 103 Lower Woodville Road. Photo by Hannah Reel A variety of blown glass tobacco water pipes are sold ... market research, surveys and trends

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Letter: World No Tobacco Day | The Jakarta Post
The World Health Organization (WHO) selects "Gender and tobacco with an emphasis on marketing to women" as the theme for the World No Tobacco Day, which took place on May 31. Worldwide, about 250 million women are smoking daily: 22 percent in developed countries and 9 percent in developing countries. Controlling the epidemic of tobacco among women is an important part of any comprehensive tobacco control strategy. World No Tobacco Day 2010 is designed to draw particular attention to the harmful effects of tobacco marketing toward women and girls. It will also highlight the need for the nearly 170 Parties to the WHO ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Newspaper Ad Directors See Political Ads As Less Honest - Research ...
Historically, readers have placed great confidence in newspapers' coverage of the news, particularly political news. (1) And newspaper advertising directors throughout the United States have claimed to be concerned about the acceptability of and honesty of political advertising appearing in their newspapers. (2) In 1994, Ross, Fletcher and Schweitzer found that 85 percent of newspaper advertising directors said their newspapers had stated policies concerning the acceptability of political advertisements. (3) That study addressed the approaches that the advertising directors took in enforcing their policies. Of particular ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Durbin, Lautenberg Warn Tobacco Companies Not to Engage in Misleading ...
WASHINGTON, D.C.--(ENEWSPF)--June 17, 2010.  U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) today urged four major tobacco companies not to engage in any effort to mislead customers to believe they are buying safer cigarettes.  Last year, Congress passed landmark legislation that banned using descriptors in cigarette labeling – such as “light,” “mild,” or “low-tar” – which insinuate or imply that certain products are healthier or lower risk than regular cigarettes. Research has definitively shown that although smoke from “light” cigarettes may feel smoother or lighter on the throat and chest, in fact these ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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More About Tobacco Advertising and the Tobacco Collections. ... Welcome To Badadvertising Country: Home of Honest Tobacco Ads. http://www.badvertising.org/ ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Tobacco advertising in Indonesia: “the defining characteristics ...
in Indonesian cigarette advertisements is used as ... Indonesians wanted a more honest or open sys- .... tobacco advertising ranked ninth on the list of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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UK Industry Advertising Documents: http://www.tobaccopapers.com/. Badvertising: Home of Honest Tobacco Advertising: http://www.badvertising.org/ ...
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WikiAnswers - What are the ethical issues in marketing
Introduction: Marketing, in contemporary times, has seen a tumultuous change in the way it's conducted in developing countries. The oft cited dictum that only change is constant in the marketing genre is an apposite one. Just as the media of social communication themselves have enormous influence everywhere, so advertising and marketing, using media as their vehicles, are pervasive, powerful forces shaping attitudes and behavior in today's world. Four reasons are attributed to the fugacious nature of the way marketing practices are being carried out in developing countries 1. The role of Information and Communication ...
Importance of sociology to the nursing profession? - Yahoo! Answers
Sociology helps a nurse understand what makes people "tick" the same way psychology does. The only difference is that sociology does it from a "group" or "community" perspective. These are important because besides medical knowledge a nurse really needs to be kind, sympathetic and compassionate. Patients have families. The information gleaned by even a cursory study in those fields could contribute toward being a kinder, gentler, nurse. In addition, there are currently many ethical questions in medicine which can be partially covered via the study of sociology. Today, nursing goes beyond focusing on disease and pathology I to ...