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[Florida] National Report: Kentucky Ranks 39th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

The report challenges states to do more by shining the spotlight on Florida, which has cut its high school smoking rate to a record low 7.5 percent. The report details the lives and health care dollars each state could save if it brought its teen smoking
PR Newswire
added Dec 11, 2014 23:43
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New Studies Detail the High Costs of Smoking in America, and the Comparative Bargain of Convincing People to Quit

Two new studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that the health care costs of smoking are even higher than previously estimated, and that the CDC’s Tips from Former Smokers mass media campaign has been extremely cost-effective at
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 11, 2014 21:31
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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 16 Years Later (PDF)

The states’ failure to adequately fund tobacco prevention and cessation programs is undermining the nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use – the number one cause of preventable death. It is also indefensible given the conclusive evidence that such prog
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 11, 2014 21:29
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New Report: States Shortchange Tobacco Prevention Programs That Can Stop 7 Million Kids from Smoking, Save Over 2 Million Lives

states are missing an opportunity to save millions of lives and over $120 billion in health care costs because they continue to shortchange proven programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by a coa
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 11, 2014 13:53
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Defense Authorization Bill Takes One Step Forward, One Step Back Toward Reducing High Rates of Tobacco Use in the Military

disappointing that the bill also preempts the Defense Department’s ongoing review of its tobacco policies by prohibiting “any new policy that would ban the sale of any legal consumer tobacco product category … within the defense retail systems or on any D
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 3, 2014 21:21
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New Survey Shows Need for Kenya to Take Strong Action to Save Lives from Tobacco Use

An estimated 2.5 million Kenyans — over 11 percent of the country’s adult population — currently use tobacco, according to the first Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) ever conducted in Kenya.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:25
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Beijing Takes Historic Action to Reduce Smoking, Paves Way for National Law in China

Beijing's new law should spur further action in China and around the world to address an epidemic that will kill one billion people this century without urgent action now. By following Beijing's lead and adopting strong national tobacco control laws, Chin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:11
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CDC Reports Slow Decline in Adult Smoking: It’s Unacceptable U.S. Isn’t Making Greater Progress

There is an urgent need to accelerate progress against the nation’s number one cause of preventable death. It is unacceptable that 42.1 million American adults still smoke and some 480,000 Americans still die every year from smoking-related diseases. The
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:33
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Protests Force Cancellation of Marlboro Concert Series in Bangladesh

a global marketing campaign — called Be Marlboro — that uses themes and images that appeal to youth. Now Philip Morris has canceled a series of concerts in Bangladesh after health advocates protested that the concerts violated the country’s tobacco contr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:45
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Public Health Experts Call on Insurers to Comply with the ACA Requirement to Provide Tobacco Cessation Assistance to All Tobacco Users

Noting that the “current rate of progress in tobacco control is not fast enough,” the report called for a number of specific actions, including “fulfilling the opportunity of the Affordable Care Act to provide access to barrier-free proven tobacco use ce
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:51
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