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Health Groups' Letter to the President on FDA Regulation (PDF)

Dear Mr. President: It has been more than a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a regulation to extend its authority over all unregulated tobacco products. Given the health risks of these unregulated products, particularly to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:37
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31 Leading Health Groups Urge President Obama to Issue Final Rules Regulating All Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes and Cigars

In a letter to the President (PDF), the groups said the continued lack of federal oversight of these products is putting the health of America’s kids at risk. Underscoring the urgent need for action, a recent government survey showed that youth e-cigaret
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:35
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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
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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
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RE: FDA REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS (PDF)

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
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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
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[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
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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
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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
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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
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added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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