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[Washington] Seattle Joins Growing List of Cities with Tobacco-Free Baseball – 15 of 30 MLB Stadiums Have Knocked Tobacco Out of the Park

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the King County Board of Health voted unanimously today to prohibit use of smokeless tobacco products (like chew, dip and snuff) at professional sports venues, including Safeco Fiel
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 20, 2018 17:54
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Leading Health and Medical Groups Urge Immediate FDA Action to Address Rising Youth Use of Juul E-Cigarettes

Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take strong and immediate action to address the dramatic rise in teen use of Juul electronic cigarettes, which has been widely reported by media and e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:36
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FDA Decision to Leave Thousands of Tobacco Products on Market without Review Raises Troubling Questions

substantially equivalent...We urge the FDA to release information about the criteria used for its decision not to review the 1,500 products it removed from its queue; identify the categories of products that will avoid review; quantify the number of produ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 6, 2018 19:34
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Oklahoma Cigarette Tax Increase Is a Big Win for Kids and Health

It is terrific news for Oklahoma’s kids and health that the Legislature has approved – and Gov. Mary Fallin has signed into law – a $1 per pack increase in the state cigarette tax. The cigarette tax increase is a win-win-win solution for Oklahoma – a hea
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2018 15:52
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Health Groups v. FDA and DHHS: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF) (70pp)

FDA’s categorical exemption of newly deemed tobacco products from statutorily mandated premarket review for multiple years deprives the Public Health Organization Plaintiffs of access to vital information they rely on (and would rely on) to educate the pu
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2018 05:38
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Health Groups File Suit to Expedite FDA Review of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The need for the FDA to review e-cigarettes now on the market has been underscored by the recent surge in popularity of JUUL, which has become the best-selling e-cigarette brand and is reported to be widely used by teens. JUUL e-cigarettes look like USB
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2018 04:45
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Congressional Spending Deal Protects Kids and Boosts Tobacco Prevention Efforts

The omnibus appropriations bill now before Congress puts the health of America’s kids ahead of the special interests of the tobacco industry. The bill leaves out provisions pushed by tobacco companies that would have greatly weakened U.S. Food and Drug A
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:38
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FDA Should Continue to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health and Prevent Youth Use

There is no public health justification for exempting any tobacco product from FDA oversight. Instead, the FDA should move forward with several critical actions to accelerate progress in reducing tobacco use. These include reducing nicotine levels in cig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:37
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THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE CITY OF NEW YORK, Plaintiffs-Appellees/Cross-Appellants v UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC., Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee: BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CANCER... (PDF)

I. SMOKING DEVASTATES THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND BURDENS THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM...II. COLLECTING CIGARETTE TAXES IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY OF REDUCING SMOKING, ESPECIALLY AMONG YOUTH...III. THE DISTRICT COURT’S CIVIIL PENALTY AWARD AGAINST UPS IS CONSTITUTIONA
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:18
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FDA Should Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products, Including Menthol Cigarettes – Evidence Is Clear that Flavored Products Lure Kids

The FDA also has more than enough evidence to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes. As today’s filing noted, youth and young adult smokers are much more likely to smoke menthol than non-menthol cigarettes, as compared to older adult smokers. A comprehensiv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 20, 2018 17:34
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