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[North Carolina] Study Finds Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online – FDA Must Act to Protect Kids

Internet vendors of electronic cigarettes do little to prevent youth from purchasing their products and teens can easily buy e-cigarettes online despite claims that online vendors verify customer age. The study, conducted in North Carolina, found that onl
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2015 23:30

On 10th Anniversary of Tobacco Control Treaty, Nations Are Making Progress and Must Step Up Fight Against World’s Top Preventable Killer

The good news is that countries have demonstrated a strong commitment to taking action. There are now 180 parties to the treaty (179 countries and the European Union). Over the past 10 years, nations have made significant progress in implementing the sci
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 27, 2015 11:35

California, San Francisco Lawmakers Introduce Measures to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

Lawmakers in Sacramento and San Francisco today introduced statewide and citywide legislation to eliminate the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless tobacco – at all baseball venues within their jurisdictions, both to set the right example for
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 24, 2015 15:45

As U.S. Celebrates 25 Years of Smoke-Free Airlines, It’s Time to Make All Workplaces and Public Places Smoke-Free

Despite the success of such laws and the conclusive evidence regarding the serious health risks of secondhand smoke, far too many people are still exposed. A report issued earlier this month by the CDC found that one in four non-smoking Americans – 58 mi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 23, 2015 12:31

New Report Finds Tobacco Industry Exaggerates Extent of Illicit Tobacco Trade and Proven Strategies

There is no need to speculate. Despite any illicit trade that occurs, the evidence is crystal clear that higher tobacco taxes are highly effective both at reducing smoking and other tobacco use and raising revenue. Based on actual experience, every state
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:07

Pakistan to Introduce Large, Graphic Warnings on Tobacco Products / New warnings will be among world’s largest

With this bold move for public health, Pakistan joins India, Nepal and Thailand as the fourth country to introduce warning labels of at least 85 percent, signaling a strong commitment to reducing the death and disease caused by tobacco use.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 19, 2015 16:46

[Australia] John Oliver Takes Down Big Tobacco / Exposing how tobacco companies target kids, bully countries around the world

took just 18 minutes for political satirist John Oliver to rip those claims to shreds ... It deserves a serious response from countries around the world. Governments should enact proven measures to reduce tobacco use as required by the international toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 18, 2015 11:52

Now on Newsstands: Is it Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit or Tobacco Issue?

Tobacco companies claim they don’t market their products to kids, but their actions continue to show otherwise. The latest example: Sports Illustrated’s just-published 2015 swimsuit issue, which contains an astounding seven ads for tobacco products. Amid
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 13, 2015 14:45

BOONE/MYERS: Tobacco-Free Generation in Our Sights

Over the past year, since CVS Health announced that all CVS/pharmacy locations across the country would stop selling tobacco products, we've seen significant progress made in the fight against tobacco in our local communities.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 5, 2015 11:21

CVS Health Foundation Commits $5 Million to Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

announced a $5 million five-year commitment to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids to launch its new "Making the Next Generation Tobacco-Free" grant program. Through the program, the CVS Health Foundation will partner with Tobacco-Free Kids to provide gran
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:59
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