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2:06 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Tobacco Companies Spend Less on Advertising

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Dan Modlin WKU Public Radio

The latest federal data shows the nation's top tobacco companies have reduced spending on advertising and promotion of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products in recent years. Figures from the Federal Trade Commission show cigarette marketing declined more than five percent to $8.05 billion from 2009 to 2010, the latest year for which figures are available.

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