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Big tobacco targeted
Preparation of a Scientific American Article in How Nicotine Works in the Human Brain April 9,1993 / RJR, Smith CJR
Prochaska, J. J., Hall, S. M., & Bero, L. A. (2008). Tobacco Use Among Individuals With Schizophrenia: What Role Has the Tobacco Industry Played? Schizophrenia Bulletin, 34(3), 555–567. http://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sbm117
In a year, the
$5 billion dollars
to treat veterans with
depression, anxiety, and ADHD
are more likely to
companies spend almost
"Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report of 2014." Federal Trade Commission, 2016.
young adults are nearly
as likely to
"This Free Life Campaign." FDA. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 2 May 2016.
In the US,
people die a
death every year.
"Smoking and Mortality — Beyond Established Causes." NEJM. Brian D. Carter, M.P.H., Christian C. Abnet, Ph.D., Diane Feskanich, Sc.D., Neal D. Freedman, Ph.D., Patricia Hartge, Sc.D., Cora E. Lewis, M.D., Judith K. Ockene, Ph.D., Ross L. Prentice, Ph.D., Frank E. Speizer, M.D., Michael J. Thun, M.D., and Eric J. Jacobs, Ph.D., 12 Feb. 2015.
1 in 4
"Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons and Tobacco Use." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 28 Feb. 2017.
in ads featured in
SMITH EA, OFFEN N, MALONE RE. Pictures Worth a Thousand Words: Noncommercial Tobacco Content in the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Press. Journal of health communication. 2006;11(7):635-649. doi:10.1080/10810730600934492.
targeted the LGBTQ community. They even used
"How the Tobacco Industry Has Targeted the LGBT Community for Decades." ATTN.com; 13 Jan 2017.
Toxins seep out of
Barnes, Richard L. “Regulating the Disposal of Cigarette Butts as Toxic Hazardous Waste.” Tobacco Control 20.Suppl_1 (2011): i45–i48. PMC. Web. 22 Mar. 2017.