[Regarding Industry Allows Candy Cigarettes]
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Ask for position statement on "why, if the cigarette companies do not want to promote smoking among young people, they allow candy cigarette manufacturers to use their brand names". Notes "I do not know that you do 'allow' this. But what is the answer?"
- Kloepfer, William J., Jr. (TI Public Affairs VP, c. 1988)Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Relations for the Tobacco Institute
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- Tobacco Institute (Industry Trade Association)The purpose of the Institute was to defeat legislation unfavorable to the industry, put a positive spin on the tobacco industry, bolster the industry's credibility with legislators and the public, and help maintain the controversy over "the primary issue" (the health issue).
- Stevens, Arthur Joseph (LOR Sr. VP '89-95 and TI Communications)Served on Lorillard Board of Directors 1985-92, was Senior Vice President from 1989 to 1995, served as General Counsel for Lorillard '93-95. Served on Tobacco Institute Communications Committee.