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One Year after Ending Tobacco Sales, CVS Health Reports Measurable, Positive Impact – Responsible Retailers Must Follow Their Example

call on other retailers, especially those with pharmacies such as Walmart, Walgreens and Rite Aid, to join CVS Health in ending tobacco sales. We also urge parents and other consumers concerned about health to patronize retailers that don’t sell tobacco p
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added Sep 3, 2015 19:18
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New CDC Study Finds Growing Use of Smokeless Tobacco by High School Athletes, Shows Need to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

These trends are no accident. The harmful example set by Major League baseball players who use smokeless tobacco contributes directly to this problem, as does tobacco marketing that tells teenage boys they can’t be real men unless they chew or dip.
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added Sep 3, 2015 19:18
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[California, Massachusetts] Boston City Council Votes to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball, Including Historic Fenway Park

Boston joins San Francisco in making all baseball stadiums tobacco-free, with both ordinances scheduled to take effect before the 2016 season (San Francisco on January 1 and Boston on April 1). These great baseball cities have set a powerful example that
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added Sep 2, 2015 14:38
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FDA Warning about Deceptive Marketing of Natural American Spirit Cigarettes, Other Brands Is Critically Important to Protect Consumers

While marketing for Natural American Spirit has long featured terms such as “100% additive-free” and “natural” – and also “organic,” which is also commonly used in Natural American Spirit marketing – their use has become larger and bolder over time. Thes
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added Aug 30, 2015 22:04
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JAMA Study Raises Concerns Youth E-Cigarette Use Could Lead to Smoking Other Tobacco Products, Shows Urgent Need for FDA Regulation

Along with a recent CDC report that youth use of e-cigarettes tripled from 2013 to 2014, including many youth who were not cigarette smokers, the JAMA study underscores why the FDA... This study indicates that e-cigarettes are introducing many kids to us
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added Aug 18, 2015 15:00
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New truth® Ad: Don’t Get Played by Flavored Tobacco Products

a new truth ad has another important message: The battle isn’t just about cigarettes. With the warning “Don’t get played while they get paid,” the ad informs young people that other tobacco products, such as hookah and little cigars, are also addictive a
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added Aug 18, 2015 10:08
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Norway’s Health Minister Blasts U.S. Chamber of Commerce Lobbying for Big Tobacco

Norway’s Health Minister Bent Høie is blasting the American Chamber of Commerce... Høie was responding to a June 2015 letter from AmCham Norway urging the government not to move forward with the proposal to require plain packaging for tobacco products. No
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added Aug 12, 2015 13:15
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[District of Columbia] Youth Activists Step Up Fight against Tobacco / Congressional meetings highlight leadership training

This year’s Youth Advocacy Symposium was generously supported by the CVS Health Charity Classic. ...the youth met with their members of Congress. They asked lawmakers to support the FDA’s efforts to regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes an
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added Aug 6, 2015 16:46
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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA INDOOR AIR QUALITY MONITORING STUDY (PDF)

Key findings of the study include: • Before the smoke-free air law, the average level of fine particle air pollution, or PM2.5, was 257 .g/m3 in the 10 places permitting smoking. This level is “Hazardous” according to the US EPA Air Quality Index.
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added Aug 5, 2015 13:00
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[Louisiana] As New Orleans Marks 100 Days of Being Smoke-Free, Study Finds Air Pollution Levels Have Dropped 96 Percent in Bars and Casino

The level of fine particle air pollution fell by 96 percent in venues that had previously allowed smoking... "This study reinforces what we know to be true: Smoking is a source of indoor air pollution and New Orleans' comprehensive smoking ordinance is m
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added Aug 5, 2015 12:20
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