Tobacco emerged as an attorney general issue in the 1990s, when several attorneys general filed lawsuits seeking reimbursement from tobacco companies for money spent treating illnesses caused by smoking. In 1998, they reached a historic agreement with those tobacco companies, resulting in the largest settlement in U.S. history, the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA).

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  • Public Health
  • Tobacco and E-cigarettes

NAAG Urges Creative Community to Protect Young Viewers from Tobacco Imagery

NAAG is urging the five creative Guilds involved in producing and developing streamed movies and programs to take action to…

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  • Public Health
  • Tobacco and E-cigarettes

AGs Send Policy Guidelines to Streaming Industry to Combat Youth Tobacco Use

Given the recent significant rise in tobacco use by young people, particularly the use of e-cigarettes, preventing initiation and use of tobacco products is of critical importance to us and the public health community, and we sincerely hope it will be addressed by the streaming industry.

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Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
  • Tobacco and E-cigarettes

The MSA – 20 Years Later

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