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Now on Newsstands: Is it Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit or Tobacco Issue?

Magazine helps tobacco companies reach teens

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Feb 12, 2015

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Tobacco companies claim they don’t market their products to kids, but their actions continue to show otherwise.

The latest example: Sports Illustrated’s just-published 2015 swimsuit issue, which contains an astounding seven ads for tobacco products. Amid the photos of curvaceous models in barely-there bikinis, there are two ads for cigarette brands (Natural American Spirit and Newport), three ads for the leading smokeless tobacco brands (Grizzly, Skoal and Copenhagen) and two ads for electronic cigarettes (MarkTen and blu).

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posted February 12, 2015

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