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Updates matching "Big Tobacco Lawsuit"

September 5, 2018
National

Statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and Truth Initiative

June 18, 2018
National

Thanks to a historic lawsuit, Big Tobacco will have to publicize on their own websites that their products are deadly and that they intentionally made them addictive.

May 1, 2018
National

Statement of the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, National African American Tobacco Prevention Network and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund (public health intervenors in the case) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tobacco companies must soon publish statements on their websites and cigarette package

March 29, 2018
National

Seven public health and medical groups, and several individual pediatricians, filed suit today in federal court in Maryland challenging a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision that allows electronic cigarettes and cigars – including candy-flavored products that appeal to kids – to stay on the market for years without being reviewed by the agency.

December 19, 2017
National

“Elected officials must seize the opportunity to put an end to the industry’s lies and manipulation by passing and implementing public health policies that finally eradicate the tremendous human and economic toll of tobacco use,” said American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network president Chris Hansen in an op-ed for the

December 19, 2017
Missouri, National, Nebraska, Rhode Island

“Tobacco companies have been lying to consumers, and it is finally time for them to come clean,” says American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer Karen McKay in a letter-to-the-editor to the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Karen’s letter-to-the-editor was one of many that ACS CAN volunteers wrote

December 5, 2017
Rhode Island

Truth, yet deceit from Big Tobacco Warwick Beacon · Tuesday, December 5, 2017 To the Editor: As a volunteer with the American Cancer Society-Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) I learned at our last meeting that the tobacco industry is, finally, being forced to broadcast the harms of

November 27, 2017
National

“It is a really big watershed in terms of the industry actually coming clean for the first time ever about the health effects of smoking,” said Mary Rouvelas, senior counsel to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, in an interview with NBC News. For decades, Big Tobacco lied

November 21, 2017
National

“Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend — but not by choice,” according to an Associated Press article. More than a decade after a lawsuit won by the American Cancer Society and other plaintiffs and after years of delays