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Big Tobacco’s Cross-border Pollution

Youth in Canada exposed to Camel cigarette ads in American magazines

Editor
Sep 24, 2013

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Restrictions in Canada keep glamorous tobacco ads out of magazines. But that doesn’t keep them from coming in from the U.S.

Health advocates in Canada are outraged that glossy, full-page ads for Camel cigarettes have made their way to Canadian youths’ backpacks and bed stands inside recent issues of several American magazines – including Sports Illustrated, People, Glamour, and Entertainment Weekly, among others.

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posted September 24, 2013

Boy Band on the Cover, Cigarette Ads Inside – Guess Who’s the Target?

Big Tobacco is still after kids

Editor
Aug 13, 2013

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Tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds claims it doesn’t market cigarettes to kids.  But the company’s actions continue to show otherwise.

The August 2013 issue of Glamour magazine features the world’s most popular boy band, One Direction, on the cover.  Inside the magazine, and placed just before the story and photos on the band, there’s a huge, three-page spread of ads for R.J. Reynolds’ Camel cigarettes.

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posted August 13, 2013

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