Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Dann sues tobacco company over ads
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Ohio and five other states say R.J. Reynolds Tobacco has violated a nine-year-old ban on the use of cartoons in cigarette advertising.
In lawsuits being filed today, the states are targeting a section in the November issue of Rolling Stone that combines Camel cigarette ads and illustrations around the theme of independent rock music.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett says the nine-page spread of ads is filled with cartoons and flies in the face of the company’s pledge to halt all tobacco marketing that would appeal to children.
A Reynolds spokesman told the New York Times last month that there was a clear difference between the Camel ads in the section and the illustrations.