Essays Tagged: "Tobacco industry"

Smoke in the Eye - The Fight Against Big Tobacco

At the same time that the tobacco industry was publicly claiming that there was no scientific proof that smoking is a health h ... al conclusions not only identifying the health hazards and risks of smoking, however chastising the tobacco industry and demanding immediate appropriate remedial action. Big Tobacco called the reports ... rts incomplete and denied that their products were hazardous. On May 12, 1994 an unsolicited box of tobacco documents was delivered to Professor Stanton Glantz at the University of California, San Fra ...

(4 pages) 150 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Social responsibility in Management

products. Unfortunately, not all businesses follow this rule. The example of such deception is the tobacco industry, which deliberately manipulated the level of nicotine in cigarettes. Despite its de ...

(2 pages) 267 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Advantages of Tobacco advertising.

The Advantages of Tobacco AdvertisingBy Kara WellingIf tobacco ads were banned completely, what harm would it cause ou ... re banned completely, what harm would it cause our society? It is quite obvious that the dangers of tobacco are becoming well known to more and more people. What most people don't know is the benefits ... e benefits of the tobacco industry. The Washington State's teachers' retirement fund comes from the tobacco industry's profits. The jobs and taxes created by the tobacco industry helps our economy. Th ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Tobacco: The Growing Global Epidemic.

Recent development in the globalization of the tobacco industry are reflected in the shifting of the burden of tobacco-related disease and deaths t ... d in the shifting of the burden of tobacco-related disease and deaths towards developing countries. Tobacco companies have been proven to be powerful to thwart widespread control programs in many coun ... oping regions, but what are they?One billion people worldwide smoke and around 3.5 million die from tobacco-related illnesses annually. By 2030, this figure will rise to ten million, with 70 percent o ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Tobacco Advertising

To say that tobacco advertising stirs tobacco sales might give the impression of a straightforward and modest de ... rs tobacco sales might give the impression of a straightforward and modest declaration. In realism, tobacco power campaigners frequently meet grave resistance in shielding this information. Attaining ... equently meet grave resistance in shielding this information. Attaining the limit or prohibition of tobacco publicity is one of the fiercest fights to countenance. Tobacco lobbyists more often than no ...

(7 pages) 229 0 3.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Tobacco Industry - a Porters 5 forces analysis

The twelve year return-on-equity data for the Tobacco Industry of 27.9% is substantially above the all-industry average of 14.1% given in the Busi ... age of 14.1% given in the Business Week data. Examining Porters five forces reveals the keys to the Tobacco industries superior profit performance.The price customers are willing to pay for a product ... means that consumers are comparatively insensitive to price increases. This makes price demand for tobacco inelastic with respect to price. The buyer's propensity to substitute cigarettes for another ...

(3 pages) 291 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Taking Action to Reduce Tobacco Use

Introduction:The powerful tobacco industry nowadays seems to be defenseless against legal attacks on it. In the past it has su ... al challenges despite of the fact that the hazard of smoking was widely known. On the contrary anti-tobacco forces kept on accusing them. In recent years, cigarette manufacturers changed their strateg ... tobacco industry is facing heavy criticism these days. They are accused of supporting smuggling of tobacco. They are also being accused of deceiving the customers about the ingredients of the cigaret ...

(9 pages) 172 0 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Matrix of Interests Groups.

death in this country, killing 53,000 nonsmokers in the U.S. each year. For every eight smokers the tobacco industry kills, it takes one nonsmoker with them.In July 1998 William Osteen, the U.S. Distr ... moker with them.In July 1998 William Osteen, the U.S. District Court Judge, former lobbyist for the tobacco farmers, ruled that a 1993 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report was incorrect about ...

(5 pages) 81 0 1.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ban of smokeing in public places (research for paper)

smoke-free policies found that those studies claiming a negative economic impact were backed by the tobacco industry and that most were subjective and of poor quality. [10]For further information deta ... he economic advantages of smoke-free policies see the ASH briefing:http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hecs-sesc/tobacco/facts/blueribbon/sfpp_1.htmlLong-term exposure to second-hand smoke causes lung cancer, hear ...

(3 pages) 120 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A History Of The Tobacco Industry In America

Tobacco has played an enormous part in the economy and society of America.Since Columbus landed in t ... y and society of America.Since Columbus landed in the New World, Europeans have been exposed to the tobacco plant. And when Europeans settled in North America, this was, in many places, their most imp ... crop. For years, it provided the newly founded colonies with a primary export and source of income. Tobacco maintained its importance throughout the 17th and most of the 18th century as well, only tow ...

(11 pages) 52 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tobacco

Big Tobacco The tobacco industry pushes a product that has been proven to take the lives of almo ... product that has been proven to kill? Is this murder, or is it the choice of the consumer? Tobacco kills, this has been proven time and again by study after study. It kills in many awful ways ... has been proven time and again by study after study. It kills in many awful ways, and is incurable. Tobacco is also addictive. This has also been proven by several tests. Many people might say that fo ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Do you agree with New York's ban on smoking in bars and restaurants?

for Disease Control. However these reports have been refuted by studies paid for and funded by the tobacco industry.Almost every smoke free ordinance campaign includes a discussion on the economic im ... smoke free ordinance campaign includes a discussion on the economic impact of smoke free laws. The tobacco industry and their front groups love to claim that smoke free laws have a negative effect on ...

(3 pages) 47 1 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Tobacco Advertising in Today's Society

�PAGE � Tobacco Advertising in Today's Society�Table of Contents�iExecutive Summary �1I ... n Today's Society�Table of Contents�iExecutive Summary �1Introduction �2Tobacco Advertising throughout the Years �2Reforming the Target Market �4Current Marke ... out the Years �2Reforming the Target Market �4Current Marketing Tactics �7Anti-tobacco Advertisements �9Freedom of Speech �10Conclusion ��wORKS cITED 1 ...

(12 pages) 126 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Do you agree with New York's ban on smoking in bars and restaurants?

for Disease Control. However these reports have been refuted by studies paid for and funded by the tobacco industry.Almost every smoke free ordinance campaign includes a discussion on the economic im ... smoke free ordinance campaign includes a discussion on the economic impact of smoke free laws. The tobacco industry and their front groups love to claim that smoke free laws have a negative effect on ...

(3 pages) 91 2 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Case study: Debt Policy at UST Inc.

aluate from the viewpoint of the bondholder.Over the years, UST has been a dominant producer in the tobacco industry, specifically the moist tobacco industry. Even though the past strategy with UST ha ... ny still shows signs of positive growth. Additionally, there have been recent issues with smokeless tobacco products, such as lawsuits. However, there remains a constant consumer demand for UST produc ...

(7 pages) 153 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The runaway jury

rtroom.Rankin Fitch - Ran the show of high-priced lawyers and consultants for the defendant, Pynex (tobacco co.). Directed all the illegal proceedings going on outside the courtroom for the defendant. ... a multi-million dollar legal battle to receive a very large cash payment. The defense was Pynex, a tobacco company, and they had very deep pockets and were willing to pay for the correct verdict. A v ...

(10 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Marketing of tobacco

I. 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 ... ulation 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 smokers still p ... smokers still present in the U.S.A and other places like Asia, Russia and Eastern Europe.(7:2) The tobacco industry has never before publicly admitted to a direct connection between smoking and lung ...

(5 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Stolen dreams

ng bricks, working in glass and metal factories, in textile factories, in sugar cane fields, in the tobacco industry and they even work making toys. The list goes on and on. Two hundred and fifty mill ...

(4 pages) 293 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Tocacco and its effects

eon General has proposed that America become a completely smoke-free society.Despite such progress, tobacco use remains widespread. About one in four American adults mokes, and each more than 400,000 ... garette smoking. Nonsmokers subjected to the smoke of others also suffer: Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke causes more than 50,000 annual deaths among nonsmokers. Smoking by pregnant women is r ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Capital Punishment In The USA

wars nor extreme sports would happen, people would obey speed limits and wear safety belts, and the tobacco industry wouldn't exist. If you want to use the instinct for self-preservation, as a reason ...

(4 pages) 34 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law