Mon, Jun 4, 2001 12:58 PM
Subject: "Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Reports"
To the FTC in response to your request for public comments:
Please continue to publish your periodic reports on tobacco industry marketing and promotional expenditures. This information is extremely important and helpful to organizations and individuals involved in tobacco use prevention, and in public health.
Please include a breakdown for each state, and a breakdown of the different types of expenditures the companies make within the existing promotional allowance and retail-value-added expenditure categories. I would appreciate knowing the advertising and promotional expenses of specific companies and brands. Knowing the impact of this advertising on sales would also be helpful. I would appreciate receiving an annual report.
Thank you for your help, and for asking if and how this information could be more beneficial.
Paula Borowski, MSW, LISW