Posts advertising tobacco products on social media have been viewed more than 25 billion times globally and 8.8 billion times in the U.S.
Leading public health and medical organizations have filed a Petition to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging the agency to take action against tobacco companies for deceptively advertising cigarettes to America’s youth on social media.
See it (and other key resources) below:
U.S. FTC* Petition (Summary) U.S. FTC* Petition (Full) Letter to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (Summary)
Influencer Quotes Image Gallery 2018 Gallery and Downloadable Images Tobacco Campaigns By Country (Chart) Legal Action Toolkit (English) Legal Action Toolkit (Spanish)
*United States Federal Trade Commission