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SourceWatch needs your financial support to survive and thrive. If you've found this information on the people, organizations, and issues shaping the public agenda helpful, please make a tax-deductible donation now . The Tobacco Industry Research Committee (TIRC), originally called the Council for Tobacco Research , was established on December 28 1953, [1] and first publicized in January 1954. [2] It was set up as a "shield" for the industry, serving as a public relations front for the industry by allowing it to claim it was funding research to find answers to any "questions" of smoking and health. [3] ...
It can be consumed, used as an organic pesticide and, in the form of nicotine tartrate, it is used in some medicines. In consumption it most commonly appears in the forms of smoking , chewing , snuffing , or dipping tobacco , or snus . Tobacco has long been in use as an entheogen in the Americas. However, upon the arrival of Europeans in North America, it quickly became popularized as a trade item and as a recreational drug. This popularization led to the development of the southern economy of the United States until it gave way to cotton. Following the American Civil War , a change in demand and a change in labor force allowed ...
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Tenure has its uses. About ten years ago I decided that I might as well stick my neck out and write big, controversial, theme-driven books. This one, Forces of Habit, is a world history of psychoactive commerce over the past five centuries. It tells the story of the global psychoactive revolution-how people everywhere acquired progressively more potent means of altering their ordinary waking consciousness-and who profited from it. I'd already written about opiate use in American history (Dark Paradise, Addicts Who Survived). This book required that I bone up on alcohol, tobacco, caffeinated beverages, cannabis, coca, ... market research, surveys and trends
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A surprising difference between the smoking rate in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in relation to the general population, concludes a new report published by the American Lung Association. Researchers combed through more than 40 separate tests to determine that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are more likely to use tobacco. Specifically, gays are almost two and half times more likely to develop a smoking habit than straight men. Lesbians are twice as likely than straight women, and people who are bisexual seem to have the highest risk of all. To be clear, no one in the LGBT community is more ... market research, surveys and trends

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Government Leadership in Tobacco Control: Brazil's Experience
Apr 14, 2003 ... 30.6 million smokers, 18 million (59 percent) were male and 12.6 ...... Meanwhile, the tobacco industry and advertising agencies stepped up ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Tobacco Policy Making in Russia and the
According to a recent WHO publication, 80% percent of current smokers live in low ... BAT – Russia in 2000 increased sales by 17% up to 41 billion, and paid in .... due to pressure of tobacco industry and advertising business as well as ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Report: Smoking rate within LGBT community nearly double general population
A startling disparity exists between the smoking rate in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community compared to the general population, concludes a new report released by the American Lung Association . Researchers combed through more than 40 separate analyses to determine that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are more likely to use tobacco. Specifically, gay men are nearly two and a half times more likely to develop a smoking habit than straight men. Lesbians are twice as likely compared to straight women, and people who are bisexual appear to have the highest risk of all. To be clear, no one within the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Heavy-hitting Tampa trial lawyer Steve Yerrid building legal team to take on BP
TAMPA — As legal battles over the gulf oil spill flow into Florida courts, a high-profile Tampa lawyer is emerging as a key figure, thanks to his friendship with Gov. Charlie Crist. Attorney Steve Yerrid is eager to bring the same confrontational legal approach to BP that he and others did to Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds and other cigarette-makers on behalf of the state's landmark case against the tobacco industry in the 1990s. Yerrid now has wide latitude from Crist to assemble a posse of high-powered trial lawyers, similar to the "dream team," hired by then-Gov. Lawton Chiles, who secured an $11.4 billion ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Tobacco Industry and Advertising
tobacco industry and advertising from scientists, politicians, business leaders and consumers. George Arents Collection on Tobacco. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Tobacco Industry Spends Record Amounts on Advertising and Promotion
The Federal Trade Commission's annual report on cigarette sales and advertising for 1999 shows that cigarette sales fell from 1998 to1999, but advertising and promotional expenditures increased significantly. According to the report, which details the first year of spending affected by the tobacco industry's Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) with the Attorneys General of 46 states, the five largest cigarette manufacturers spent $8.24 billion on advertising and promotional expenditures in 1999, a 22.3 percent increase from the $6.73 billion spent in 1998. (The MSA imposed phased-in restrictions on the companies' ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Lecture 8: Tracking Tobacco Industry Advertising, Marketing and ...
Mar 20, 2006 ... Percent of Tobacco Industry Advertising ($). Data source: Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report for 2001. ...
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McDonald's puts forth a large percentage of their advertising budget on TV Advertising. McDonald's also advertises on the radio and newspaper. They spend on average $3,000,000 a month on advertising... How much do metallica spend on advertising ? Not much at all really. the only time they ever advertised was for there guitar hero game ( Guitar Hero Metallica) and that advertisement only aired for just a week. so about hmmmm 1,000$ maybe 2,000$ Research your answer:   Our contributors said this page should be displayed for the questions below. ( Where do these come from ) If any of these are not a genuine ...
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Hello To begin, not all was gloom and doom during the Great Depression. It was a time when those who knew what they were doing made great economic strides and the very nature of the depression itself was an economic boon for them. It was a time when several companies benefited from aggressive marketing while their rivals cut back. A good example of that would be Kellogg besting C.W. Post during that time. Consumers didn't totally stop spending during the depression, most just looked for better deals and the companies providing those better deals came out stronger after the depression ended. When spending picked ...