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Friday, March 15, 2019

What do Kool-Aid and Marlboro have in common? The tobacco industry...

A new paper out this week in the BMJ reveals how the tobacco industry applied their marketing tactics to sugar sweetened beverages and turned generations of children into customers.

Nguyen Kim H, Glantz Stanton A, Palmer Casey N, Schmidt Laura A. Tobacco industry involvement in children’s sugary drinks market BMJ 2019; 364 :l736.

Kim H Nguyen of UCSF's Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, and colleagues Laura Schmidt, Casey Palmer and Stanton Glantz dug into the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents to show that many of today’s leading children’s drink brands were once owned and developed by tobacco companies. The tobacco companies initially acquired soft drink brands to diversify and documents show they applied marketing strategies aimed at kids (colors, flavors, cartoon characters) to promote and develop the brands. Although the brands have since been sold to food companies, the marketing techniques remain in use.

New York Times piece on the article:
Jacobs, Andrew. How Big Tobacco Hooked Children on Sugary Drinks - New York Times, March 14, 2019


Example = The Evolution of Advertising for Hawaiian Punch
Evolution of advertising for Hawaiian Punch

Friday, January 25, 2019

4,398 New Industry Documents Posted to the IDL

A total of 4398 new documents were added to the Industry Documents Library this week!

Tobacco Documents:
The 4266 Tobacco Industry Documents include:
  • 37 Philip Morris records
  • 4195 RJ Reynolds records
  • 20 Lorillard records
  • 3 B&W records
  • 11 American Tobacco records
Food Industry Documents:
We are excited to announce 132 documents in our new USRTK Food Industry Collection. This new document set includes correspondence among the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC), governmental health organizations, and the Coca-Cola Company.
Thursday, December 13, 2018

8790 New Industry Documents Posted

A total of 8,790 new industry documents were added to the IDL today: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Tobacco Industry Documents Bibliography update:
4 new papers and publications have been added to the bibliography including articles on menthol's use in recruiting and retaining young smokers in Singapore, TTCs in Paraguay, and the tobacco industry's influence on policies in Oklahoma.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

4500 New Tobacco Documents Uploaded

4,536 tobacco documents were loaded to the UCSF Truth Tobacco Industry Documents last week!

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Tobacco Documents Bibliography Update: 5 new papers and publications were added bringing the total number of citations to 990!
Thursday, October 11, 2018

16K New Tobacco Industry Documents Posted

15,957 tobacco documents were added to the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents today
Catch up on additions to the Bibliography (papers/publications using tobacco industry documents):
Benson,T. Big Tobacco Already Eyeing Pot, Rolling Stone, 2018.
Ling,P; Glantz,S. Tobacco company strategies to identify and promote the benefits of nicotine. Tobacco Control, 2018.
Hawkins,B.;McCambridge,J. Can internal tobacco industry documents be useful for studying the UK alcohol industry? BMC Public Health, 2018.
Apollonio,D.E.;Glantz,S.A. Marketing with tobacco pack onserts: a qualitative analysis of tobacco industry documents Tobacco Control, 2018.
Elias,J; Ling,PM. Invisible smoke: third-party endorsement and the resurrection of heat-not-burn tobacco products. Tobacco Control, 2018.
Persoskie,A.;Donaldson,E.A.;Ryant,C. How tobacco companies have used package quantity for consumer targeting. Tobacco Control, 2018.
Elias J; Hendlin Y; Ling P. Public versus internal conceptions of addiction: An analysis of internal Philip Morris documents. PLoSMed, 2018.
van der Eijk,Y.; Bialous,S.A.; Glantz,S. The Tobacco Industry and Children's Rights. Pediatrics, 2018.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

190 New Tobacco Industry Documents

191 new tobacco documents posted to the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents! Come see how people use the documents: Visit our Tobacco Documents Bibliography - we are continuously adding new papers and publications every month.
Thursday, August 16, 2018

800+ New Tobacco and Chemical Industry Documents Posted

New documents have been added to the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents and the Chemical Industry Documents Archive:
    394 new Agrichemical Industry documents representing additional documents acquired from the Monsanto Roundup cancer cases as well as documents acquired via FOIA requests to the EPA and FDA concerning glyphosate.
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