Gore takes tobacco ad issue into 2000 political campaign

Teinowitz, Ira
July 1999
Advertising Age;7/5/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 28, p10
Trade Publication
This article reports on the inclusion of tobacco advertisement issues into the 2000 political campaign of U.S. Presidential aspirant Al Gore. In one of his first political speeches since formally announcing his candidacy, Gore in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in June 1999, disclosed a five-part anti-cancer initiative that would include a push for further restrictions of tobacco advertisements and add an anti-smoking campaign being waged by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. Also in the Philadelphia speech, Gore said he wanted to see the U.S. Food & Drug Administration regulate tobacco advertising.


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