“Eco-Friendly” Cigarettes won’t cut it for Anti-Smoking Group

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids objected to advertisements for National American Spirit Cigarettes that claim to be “eco-friendly,” a USA Today report said. A member of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Vince Willmore said the advertisements, that appear in magazines such as Esquire, Elle, and Marie Claire, were hindering the fact that cigarettes are harmful to one’s health by making them seem better than ordinary cigarettes.

National American Spirit is owned by Reynolds American Inc., and responded by saying that the cigarettes are being made in a more economically-friendly manner using wind-powered facilities and fewer chemicals. To read the news story click here.



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