Reports and Articles
Find Out How Much Money Big Tobacco Is Spending In Your District
ThinkProgress Health, 10/16/12
A new interactive map from the non-profit Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) breaks down campaign donations from the tobacco industry to Congressional races by state and district.
When Adults Smoke in Cars, Child Passengers Suffer: Study
Smoking in cars produces levels of harmful particulate pollutants that are far above World Health Organization indoor air standards and likely pose a threat to children’s health, a new study reveals.
Russia’s Prime Minister Medvedev Calls For Ban of Tobacco Ads
The Washington Post, 10/16/12
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday called for a ban on all tobacco ads, as the government prepares a bill that would also phase out smoking in public.
Big Tobacco Says Corrective Statements Go Too Far
Associated Press, 10/15/12
Tobacco companies are urging a federal judge to reject the government’s proposed industry-financed corrective statements, calling them “forced public confessions.”