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Tobacco Advertising and Youth

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Public health media campaigns directed at reducing tobacco use; point-of-purchase advertising; epidemiology and etiology of tobacco use among youth Recent Publications on Tobacco/Nicotine Smith KC, Wakefield MA, Terry-McElrath Y, Chaloupka FJ, Flay B, Johnston L, Saba A, Siebel C - In press "Relationship between newspaper coverage of tobacco issues and perceived smoking harm and smoking behavior among American teens" Tobacco Control Terry-McElrath YM, Wakefield MA, Emery S, Saffer H, Szczypka G, O’Malley PM, Johnston LD, Chaloupka FJ, Flay BR - 2007 "State anti-smoking advertising and smoking outcomes by gender ...
The term cigarette, as commonly used, refers to a tobacco cigarette but can apply to similar devices containing other herbs, such as cannabis . A cigarette is distinguished from a cigar by its smaller size, use of processed leaf, and paper wrapping, which is normally white, though other colors are occasionally available. Cigars are typically composed entirely of whole-leaf tobacco. Rates of cigarette smoking vary widely. While rates of smoking have leveled off or declined in the developed world , they continue to rise in developing nations . 2 3 Nicotine , the primary psychoactive chemical in cigarettes, has been shown to be ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
ASH Daily News for 17 September 2008
According to the Liberal Democrats, smokers and those who are overweight should be taxed more heavily than those who exercise and give up cigarettes. The party wants to reward people who lose weight and follow a healthy lifestyle with tax breaks.  It proposes giving local health boards the power to offer tax breaks to those who sign up for gym memberships or go for regular medical check-ups. But critics warned that it was wrong to penalise those whose lifestyles do not live up to the Lib Dems "rose-tinted" view of how to live. The Liberal Democrats claim a "fundamental shift of power" is needed from Whitehall to ... market research, surveys and trends
Canada Takes Action To Protect Youth From Tobacco And Smoking ...
The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, met with students from St. Joseph’s High School in Nepean to talk about the risks of smoking and to highlight Government of Canada action to protect youth from tobacco. “Our government has delivered on our promise to protect young people from unacceptable tobacco marketing practices,” said Minister Aglukkaq. “Since passing amendments to the Tobacco Act last October, tobacco products that target children are less accessible and less affordable to Canada’s youth.” The Minister highlighted that on April 6th – two weeks ago today – the ... market research, surveys and trends

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Tobacco Advertising & Youth
If current trends continue, 250 million of today's children will ..... percent market share, the Camel logo (dromedary and pyramid) ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
PUBLIC EDUCATION CAMPAIGNS REDUCE TOBACCO USE
The tobacco industry spends over $12.8 billion a year marketing and advertising .... American Journal of Public Health found that 22 percent of the decline in .... anti-tobacco advertising and youth smoking beliefs and behavior in the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Ten years on, tobacco initiative still lacking
BEIRUT: Marking its 10-year anniversary, local non-governmental organization the Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI) reiterated the need for a comprehensive ban on smoking in public places. Speaking at an event on Thursday evening hosted by the Swiss Embassy in Beirut, tobacco control campaigners warned that Lebanon’s smoking affinity was spiraling out of control, with 30 people dying each month as a result of tobacco exposure. “We are calling for a 100 percent ban on smoking in public,” said Rania Baroud, a former presenter with Future Television, and the vice-president of TFI. She dismissed suggestions to introduce ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Up in smoke: Indonesian child-teen smokers rising
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Ardi Rizal, 2, throws a tantrum when his parents refuse him a cigarette. His father gave him his first when he was just 18 months old. The smoking toddler was witnessed by a reporter who recently visited his home in the fishing village of Musi Banyuasin, in Indonesia's South Sumatra province. "I'm not worried about his health, he looks healthy," shrugged the boy's father Mohammad Rizal. "He cries and throws tantrums when we don't let him smoke. He's addicted." Ardi's youth is the extreme of a disturbing trend. Data from the Central Statistics Agency ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Smoking typically begins during childhood1 and will
Mar 2, 2010 ... of an association between tobacco advertising and youth smoking behavior in a study that also included exposure ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Under the Radar: Smokeless Tobacco Advertising in Magazines With ...
smokeless tobacco advertising in youth- and adult-oriented magazines. By using a combi- nation of adult- and youth-oriented maga- ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Cigarette ads target youth, violating 1998 $250 billion settlement
Despite an explicit ban on directing cigarette advertising at children, all three major U.S. tobacco companies selectively increased youth targeting after the prohibition was put in place in 1998, University researchers report in the March/April issue of Health Affairs . Tobacco companies exploited inconsistencies between the language of the ban and the government’s definition of youth magazines in ways that enabled the industry to reach as many young readers as ever, the researchers found. They have proposed that the best way to reduce the exposure of children to tobacco advertising is to ban such ads from all magazines. ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Google Answers: Image-campaigns for tobacco/the tobacco industry
The question is: Can you communicate something "positive" in connection with smoking and/or the tobacco industry? To answer this: Describe image-campaigns of the tobacco industry (in the US, UK, europe, ... where available ... europe preferred)to present their companies and/or tobacco/smoking confronting the actual anti-smoking-movement . In particular: - the communication goals of the campaign - how they did the campaign (posters, advertisments, events ... etc. mabye: show poster etc. through images.google.com) - which values have been communicated? how? - evaluate the campaigns' output/efficiency - describe ...
WikiAnswers - What is the government doing to stop smoking
The government actions on stopping smoking varies across the world. Some governments do not have any campaigns against tobacco, while others such as Australia and Canada have aggressive campaigns against tobacco. There is a generic formula that most governments apply in some way, which include: Increasing the price of tobacco and taxing the product heavily; taxing tobacco makes it less affordable and harder for minors to purchase. Requiring some portion of the pack to be covered with a visual warning and/or a text describing the negative effects of tobacco smoking; in some countries, 50% of the cigarette pack is covered with ...