Ashes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris Setting & Symbolism

Richard Kluger
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FCC

Federal Communications Commission. This organization was responsible for all broadcast media in the United States and oversaw the broadcast ban on all tobacco products.

FTC

Federal Trade Commission. This organization regulated advertising and consumer protection in the United States. It was instrumental in putting warning labels on cigarettes and tar/nicotine monitoring.

ETS

Environmental tobacco smoke. This is a scientific term for what came to be known as second hand smoke by the public.

ACS

American Cancer Society. This agency was involved in many early lung cancer studies involving smoking.

AMA

American Medical Association. This agency was a powerful doctor's organization that was very slow to embrace the non-smoking movement.

JAMA

Journal of the American Medical Association.

HEW

U.S. Health, Education, and Welfare Department.

NIH

U.S. National Institute of Health.

NCI

National Cancer Institute.

OSH

U.S. Office on Smoking and Health. This was revamped...

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