Tag Archives: R.J. Reynolds

Latest Penance for U.S. Tobacco Companies: Cig Pack Attacks

As the hardworking staff previously noted, U.S. tobacco companies have been engaged in a federally mandated campaign of self-flagellation for the past year. [I]n 2006 Federal District Court Judge Gladys Kessler ruled that the tobacco companies had deceived the American … Continue reading

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U.S. Tobacco Companies Run Ads Attacking Themselves

From our M.C. Escher desk Yesterday, this full-page ad ran in about 50 major U.S. newspapers.   And for the next year, this TV spot will run five times a week during prime time on ABC, NBC, and CBS.     … Continue reading

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You SNUS, You Lose (No, Wait – You Win)

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg’s draconian smoking ban (Not here! Not now! Not never!) became operative this week, and one secondhand smoking effect was this ad campaign for Camel SNUS pouches (via CSP magazine): Text of the lefthand ad: NYC … Continue reading

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