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1,194 wordsTobacco has been used for enjoyment for thousands of years. Native Americans are believed to be the first to use tobacco. Over the years the use of tobacco has become so widespread that is can be found in nearly every country. The tobacco industries have provided a very harmful product to the public. The US Government should regulate the tobacco industry because tobacco is hazardous to the American public and because they have conducted their business practices in an unethical and immoral fashio...
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1,600 wordsSenior Exhibition Draft # 2 Why do cigarettes remain a legal form of substance abuse, when scientific evidence gathered from around the world has proven how addictive and dangerous they are? Tobacco dependence is a global epidemic that affects more than one billion people worldwide. tobacco causes 3. 5 million deaths each year or about 10, 000 deaths each day. In addiction, it is estimated that passive smoke kills 50, 000 adults every year in the United States. http While it would not be practic...
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5,212 words... or substitutes that would provide a healthier alternative. Philip Morris was the first company to take a step in the right direction by introducing Marlboro. The filtered cigarettes were believed to be healthier and reduce the chance of developing cancer. Since then, more companies have introduced their own version of a healthier cigarette. Tobacco companies introduced such innovations as light and ultra light cigarettes. Light cigarettes are made with less tar; ultra lights have almost no t...
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471 wordsOn May 12, 1994, a package containing 4, 000 pages of secret internal tobacco industry documents arrived at the office of Professor Stanton Glantz at the University of California, San Francisco. The anonymous source of these "cigarette papers" was identified in the return address only as "Mr. Butts" -- presumably a reference to the Doonesbury cartoon character. These documents provide a shocking inside account of the activities of one tobacco company, Brown & Williamson, and its multinational pa...
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1,009 wordsproducts such as cigars, snuff, and chew are considered close substitutes to cigarettes. Cigar smoke is just taken into the mouth, but not inhaled like cigarettes. Snuff and chew do not even contain smoke, but are put on the skin for nicotine absorption Companies such as Imperial Tobacco, which produce a wide array of chew and snuff products, would be considered a company that provides substitutes to cigarettes. They would not fall in the cigarette industry itself. Situation Analysis Industry St...
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1,131 words... outwork Staff Miscellaneous: The tobacco industry: liable for its consumers 2000 - 07 - 30 The Tobacco Industry: Liable for it's Consumers? Should the tobacco industry be held liable for illness and death caused by smoking? Currently, the Federal government is looking into this in numerous court cases, scientific studies, and a never-ending battle between national health, and the big tobacco giants. But to make an educated opinion, both sides of the argument must be heard. We hear about it a...
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5,428 words... ngs. Three of the executives written testimonies discuss the proposed settlement the companies negotiated with the states' attorneys general. The details of this settlement are provided in the section that follows; however the principle issue in this posture is that it is strikingly different than the one used in the 1994 testimonies. Mr. Bible was the first chief executive called in the case, during the sixth week of testimony in the Warren E. Burger Federal Building. The following excerpts...
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1,982 wordsThe Tobacco Issue: Where the Responsibility Lies Political-Legal Issues: The legal and political issues surrounding the tobacco industry include whether or not tobacco companies should be held liable for tobacco-related deaths of smokers and those related to second-hand smoke, as well as whether or not elected officials should be accepting money from the tobacco industry in order to win elections. When deciding where the responsibility lies in the case of tobacco, the facts can be turned to favo...
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2,001 words... oppress. The government's suit is simply an act of extortion, hoping the cigarette companies will settle the case out of court as they did with the states' cases earlier. When the tobacco industry settled the cases with the states, despite a string of victories in the courts, the precedent was set that the industry would rather settle than fight. The government has targeted this industry in the hopes that the industry will again cave in from the outside pressure of public opinion. (Barr, 7)....
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1,955 words... nies have, which makes entry into the market extremely difficult. The level of sales needed to justify the enormous legal cost associated with this controversial market also makes market entry difficult for new companies. Although tobacco companies' profit margin is about double that of any other packaged good, the substantial costs of packaged goods on a national scale, along with the money it takes to acquire facilities for production and distribution, are major barriers to entry in the to...
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1,635 wordsCount 1: The executive officers and members of the boards of the multinational cigarette companies are indicted for conspiracy, or preparation of a common plan to execute the substantive crimes enumerated in counts 2, 3, 4. Count 2: These executives officers and members of the boards of the multinational cigarette companies are indicted for deliberate, willful violation of traditional norms, laws and rules of commerce and social contract. Count 3: These executive officers and members of the boar...
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1,172 wordsThe quest for political power. Rarely does a day pass where some form of power struggle does not occur within our government. The importance of the role of American government in the lives of its constituents has continuously grown in conjunction with a corresponding increase in governmental economic and social obligations. As the American state assumes greater power and responsibility in its actions, so must the citizens of the United States. With this increase in modern government participatio...
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10,056 wordsHere is the tobacco case study for the marketing ethics discussion: LYING AND TOBACCO Senior Executives Caught in the Ethical Cross Hairs: Shareholder Loyalty or Social Responsibility? Case Development: Shelton S. Bridges, IV 038; Stephen M. Mounts You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. The Ninth Commandment Exodus 20: 16 INTRODUCTION For at least 3, 400 years? and probably much longer? scholars, philosophers, theologians, and others have pondered the question of truth. What ...
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1,215 wordsI. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND The United States is the world s second largest tobacco grower. Thus, tobacco is an important cash crop and the cigarette manufacturers play a very important role in the U. S economy Approximately 500, 000 Americans die every year as a direct result of smoking (1: 66). As the U. S. population becomes more health conscious, the number of smokers is decreasing every year. However, the tobacco industry has remained prosperous due to the continuing demand of millions of smok...
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766 wordsThe tobacco companies have been getting a lot of bad reviews lately. They are being sued for millions of dollars for smokers Medicaid bills. I do not understand why they are being sued. The tobacco companies are only trying to make a living like everyone else. Warning labels are put on cigarette packs, and everyone knows about the hazards of smoking. People make the decision to smoke, so why should the tobacco companies take the blame? Tobacco use, along with the association of its danger, has b...
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380 wordsOver the last five years, researchers have calculated that the teenage smoking rates have climbed tremendously. Graph number one shows a steady increase in the number of teenagers who smoke heavily. Graph number two shows how teenage smoking has made a comeback, and how the number of teen-agers smoke occasionally and who develop heavier habits has increased sharply in recent years. The tobacco industry and the critics have very different ideas why this rapid increase of teenage smoking is develo...
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1,930 wordsForty-eight million Americans smoked in 1997 which is equivalent to about twenty-five percent of the nation s adult population, according to a U. S. government survey released in November, 1999 (Cooper n. p. ). According to Michael Ericsson, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention s Office on Smoking and Health, the smoking rate among young adults ages 18 - 24 rose about four percent because of the increase in teen smoking seen over the next ten years. He said, As these teenag...
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