Are Tobacco Companies Increasing Advertising?

According to recent surveys by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were about 3 million less smokers in 2011 than in 2009. It appeared that tobacco companies were beginning to increase advertising to win back customers. Tobacco advertising in magazines had been down in recent years, but increased 11% to 160 pages in Q1 2012 led by large campaigns from Newport and Natural American Spirit.

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