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Right tobacco companies no longer able dramatizes cigarettes got that.
But there is no such restriction on smokeless tobacco according to the LA times tobacco companies spent 440.
-- million dollars.
Just marketing smokeless tobacco in 20101.
Area that the tobacco business.
Apparently -- working.
There are reports of increase uses smokeless tobacco among teenagers and the FTC says smokeless tobacco sales were up.
Two point seven billion dollars in 2010.
Joining us now Laura -- all of Greece and Greece Laura.
That is a high festival.
I am astonished.
That any industry would spend 440.
Million dollars in one -- Just on smokeless tobacco does that number not -- you.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- More astonishing is that doubled in the last decade but still remember -- think they're spending eight dollars a -- Doing advertising and more importantly promotion and you know what that dollars are going -- Making a product she -- people there are pouring money doing it so people -- can spend my money and that's not help.
Wait a second lord you go to Iceland is so.
-- I've never seen -- -- back a cigarette -- in a newspaper magazine -- television.
I've I've just not seen those that -- telling me that they what with a defined as -- spent that billion on cigarette habit and you -- talk about this.
Well I'll pay well the box for forty years there's been absolutely and they -- on.
Television and radio advertising but they are still allowed to -- outdoor advertising.
Magazine advertising they are spending enormous amounts and free samples -- Connie.
-- -- In smoke with it is double B not they're spending and putting up their -- that bars and not adult other adult -- -- except track.
That's how much a point of sale and you got to get -- you walk in -- historic.
I think cigarette promotional -- cents.
They're going around this and the marketing dollars out there you know what it's working and they're coming up with new products this -- its newest.
They have increased sales from eight million.
Almost nineteen million.
Why is a hundred million advertising this that's.
And people -- buy it it's it's it's hard I think and there's an easy solution like you say.
And the marketing any average -- they don't let them get price reductions to one -- -- fans.
It's a tragedy.
Hold on a second I mean using smokeless tobacco -- chewing tobacco.
That's not as dangerous as lighting and up a book in the smoking -- -- is this or is that I don't.
Well well you know what I rat I'm not a doctor -- and they they do say that that's not lists you.
As many people college is Jackson's dangerous it's not about and that's a very good keep saying that because that.
The smoke from the -- if I'm not sick and it's now than you caught.
That that's what's really in now giving you can't act and if there's no smoke there's not their right well -- we -- Doesn't quite say that -- that that it's a danger at any new product -- making it easier for our.
The parking meters to take this stepping -- they have these little or better liked tax.
And if we just -- us you don't need to -- it out like traditional you know she backed out you can put in -- not anywhere I can see units -- it making it easier and that's why do you see this.
Rise in shock rise in smokeless products in California.
Are you fed a very good job of banning the smoked.
It's the second lowest state in terms of smoking but the -- is on the rise it shows they're not happening.
Then it's thinking assumption that just changing -- front smoking does not last.
Faster time lower race -- much for joining -- that is interest thank you.
You believe 440.
Million smokeless -- spent a lot of money developing those products that are the really innovative products that they've come out when the last five years and they spent a lot of money just on innovation.
-- I tried to and about who wants out of the air force Hawkins the weakest brand to get it took me like two weeks ago to a whole content and I was like -- I mean I was.
It was like goes on cracked I mean -- And that's what we can't start off with in Texas but you know below the other thirty -- bottom line is they wanna get people addicted to nicotine among younger people -- all kinds of tobacco products to fasten.
It's huge appetizing but I'm astonished.
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