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CDC: States should spend more on anti-tobacco efforts

has admonished South Carolina, Texas and Kentucky for failing to provide enough money from tobacco tax revenue or tobacco prevention efforts. The three were among 13 states that spent less than 10 percent of the CDC-recommended level of funding for tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 26, 2015 09:03
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State Tobacco Control Program Spending — United States, 2011

These findings demonstrate a considerable gap between state investments in tobacco prevention and control and CDC's Best Practices recommendations. Although all states derive revenues from cigarette excise taxes, few states have a statutory requirement re
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 26, 2015 08:38
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Another House Appropriations Bill Puts Tobacco Industry before Kids by Slashing Funding for CDC’s Vital Tobacco Control Work

For the second time in a week, members of Congress are using an appropriations bill to protect the tobacco industry at the expense of America’s kids and health, this time by slashing funding for the CDC’s highly effective programs to prevent kids from smo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 24, 2015 16:00
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Our Programs

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CDC Foundation
added Jun 11, 2015 16:47
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Our Partners

Our diverse partners understand that linking with CDC through the CDC Foundation can significantly advance public health in this country and worldwide. Often, partners become engaged early on in a project to clearly understand its objectives or participa
CDC Foundation
added Jun 11, 2015 16:43
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CDC Lying About Financial Conflicts of Interest and Failing to Disclose Big Pharma Funding When It Releases Statements About E-Cigarettes

also lying about electronic cigarettes being a gateway to smoking and condemning millions of kids to a lifetime of addiction. The agency's funding from pharmaceutical companies that stand to lose severely if electronic cigarettes are promoted creates a cl
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:40
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Honored for Tips From Former Smokers Campaign Anti-Smoking campaign again recognized for effectiveness

was awarded its third American Marketing Association (AMA) EFFIE award, winning a Silver Award in the Disease Awareness and Education: Advocacy category. An EFFIE is one of the most coveted awards in the marketing and communications business, acknowledgin
PR Newswire
added Jun 7, 2015 11:19
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Surveys in 22 Countries Underscore Scope of the Tobacco Epidemic and Urgent Need for Action

Tobacco use surveys conducted in low- and middle-income countries underscore the severity and scope of the global tobacco epidemic and should spur strong action by nations to reduce tobacco use and save lives. The results of the Global Adult Tobacco Surv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2015 12:50
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Approaches for Controlling Illicit Tobacco Trade — Nine Countries and the European Union

continued adoption of the provisions outlined in the WHO illicit trade protocol and its accession could improve the global capacity to reduce illicit trade in tobacco products and enhance public health. The WHO illicit trade protocol contains three main e
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:27
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World No Tobacco Day — May 31, 2015

This year, WHO calls for international collaboration to stop the illicit trade of tobacco products (2). Illicit tobacco trade is characterized by tax avoidance and tax evasion, such as bootlegging, counterfeiting, and smuggling. This practice undermines t
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:25
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