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[Hawaii] Hawai’i Makes History by Passing Bill to Increase Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

The bill now goes to Governor David Ige, whose signature will make Hawai’i the first state in the nation to raise the tobacco sale age to 21. This bold step will reduce smoking among young people, save lives and help make the next generation tobacco-free.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 25, 2015 11:56

Key findings from a national survey of 1,000 registered voters, conducted February 2-5, 2015. (PDF)

Testing specific policies the FDA might implement, support for policies that restrict access to children are very popular.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:09


Key Findings 1. Voters strongly favor FDA authority over tobacco products.... Not only do voters favor FDA authority over tobacco products generally, but they also strongly favor each of the different elements of the law. Notably, 96% of voters favor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 24, 2015 13:05

KESSLER / MYERS: It’s Time to Regulate E-Cigarettes

Our kids should not be guinea pigs in a rules-free experiment run by the e-cigarette industry. In promoting their products, e-cigarette makers have been way ahead of regulators. It’s time for the F.D.A. and the Obama administration to catch up.
New York Times
added Apr 23, 2015 09:14

[California] In Historic First, San Francisco Board of Supervisors Votes to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball

“Today’s vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors is truly historic and a huge step toward eliminating tobacco from baseball for good. San Francisco will become the first city to take tobacco out of baseball, setting a powerful example that all of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2015 09:27

New UCSF Report Finds Smokeless Tobacco Use by Pro Athletes Influences Kids, Says Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

The UCSF researchers' article outlines the impact of smokeless tobacco use by professional athletes on adolescent athletes. The report, Smokeless Tobacco in Sport and Use Among Adolescents, provides a summary of the evidence on the role sports and athlet
PR Newswire
added Apr 16, 2015 14:03

Government Survey Shows Youth E-Cigarette Use Tripled in One Year and Exceeds Use of Regular Cigarettes – FDA Must Act Now to Protect Kids

These survey results show why the Food and Drug Administration must act with urgency to protect our kids and issue a final rule to regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars and hookah. We again call on the FDA and the Obama Administra
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:57

Illinois Governor’s Decision to Shutter State’s Tobacco Quitline Will Cost Lives and Money

The fact that Gov. Bruce Rauner today has cut off funds to the Illinois Tobacco Quitline – in the middle of a national ad campaign encouraging smokers to call tobacco quitlines – is shortsighted, misinformed and tragic. In the name of cost cutting it wil
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05

New Poll: Americans Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products, Want Limits on E-Cigarettes

Voters strongly oppose efforts by the cigar industry to get Congress to exempt some cigars from FDA regulation and support FDA regulation of electronic cigarettes. ...Fully 81 percent favor the law that gave the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco produ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:40

[California] On Giants’ Home Opening Day, New Poll Shows Strong Support for Measure To Make San Francisco Baseball Completely Tobacco-Free

– A new poll shows San Francisco voters strongly support a proposal before the Board of Supervisors to prohibit the use of all tobacco products – including chewing and spit tobacco – at all baseball venues within the city. The measure aims to set the righ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 13, 2015 22:43
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