Big Tobacco Lying To Fight CA Prop 56

Kids Vape Juice

It should come as no surprise but here’s yet another example of Big Tobacco and the flat out lies that they tell to continue selling their products. This article from earlier in August outlines how Big Tobacco is, “FURIOUS and are resorting to a lot of different tactics to defeat … Continue reading

Tobacco Industry Using Movies As ‘Last Frontier’

Tobacco Cigarette

Big Tobacco has turned to using films and the entertainment sector as a “last frontier” to push their products. To those of us who are in the tobacco cessation arena this comes as no surprise. The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on governments to rate movies and TV shows that have … Continue reading

MHRA Approves First E-Cig For Clinical Use

Girl Using E-Cig

I’m not quite sure what to make of this so I wanted to pass it along to possibly get some discussion going either here on the site in the comments or on social media. Even the strongest vape supporters would (hopefully) agree that the long-term effects of vaping won’t be known … Continue reading

Profit Margins On Tobacco Products

Smokeless & Cigarette Profit Margins

If you’ve ever tried to do research on Big Tobacco you’ll learn rather quickly that finding reliable and recent information is pretty difficult. This particular chart is pretty old (2013) but I ran across it today and wanted to share it. This chart from Morgan Stanley shows which packaged consumer goods enjoy … Continue reading

Physicians Testified For Tobacco Companies

Doctors Testify

Thanks to reader Scott for submitting this article. Physicians testified for tobacco companies against plaintiffs with cancer, Stanford study finds Despite scientific evidence to the contrary, a small group of otolaryngologists have repeatedly testified, on behalf of the tobacco industry, that heavy smoking did not cause the cancer in cases … Continue reading

New York City Wins Big Over Big Tobacco

NYC Legal Win Over Big Tobacco

This is an old article but I wanted to make sure I got it posted as it talks about how Big Tobacco isn’t always winning the day. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Griesa concluded that New York City did not overstep its powers by putting restrictions on price cuts in place. … Continue reading

California Declares Vaping A Public Health Risk

E-Cig Stigma

Everywhere you turn these days you’re seeing a story about e-cigarettes and vaping. Are they safe? Are they “safer” than traditional cigarettes?  One thing’s for certain… Big Tobacco certainly sees them as the “next big thing”. And you know as well as a I do that means one thing… they’re … Continue reading

Big Tobacco Going After E-Cigarettes With Strong Warnings

MarkTen Warnings

Tobacco companies, commonly referred to here as “Big Tobacco” are the cause of more deaths than just about anything on the planet Earth.  Then why all of a sudden are they voluntarily putting out some of the strongest warning labels AGAINST the up and coming e-cigarette industry? One warning, from … Continue reading