She chronicles industry strategies to prevent a campaign’s creation, steer messages to smaller sized audiences, limit this content of the message, limit or get rid of the campaign’s financing, and pursue litigation against the campaign. Ibrahim looks at campaigns in Minnesota, California, Arizona, Oregon, Florida, and a national campaign from the American Legacy Foundation. It tells the tale behind the smoke. People frequently judge these ads and now you know what the tobacco industry was doing attempting to undermine them, Ibrahim said. Research has found ads that reveal the deceptive procedures of the tobacco market are the most reliable media promotions that reduce smoking prices, she said.This article is republished with kind permission from our close friends at The Kaiser Family Foundation. You will see the entire Kaiser Daily Health Plan Statement, search the archives, or join email delivery of in-depth coverage of health policy developments, debates and discussions. The Kaiser Daily Wellness Policy Report is released for Kaisernetwork.org, a free of charge support of The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2009 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Base. All rights reserved.. Bristol-Myers Squibb completes acquisition of Amylin Bristol-Myers Squibb Organization and AstraZeneca announced that following successful completion of the acquisition of Amylin Pharmaceuticals by Bristol-Myers Squibb, AstraZeneca provides made an initial payment of approximately $3.2 billion to Amylin Pharmaceuticals, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bristol-Myers Squibb.