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On Earth Day, Beware of Tobacco Giant’s Green Claims / Despite eco-friendly claims, American Spirit cigarettes harm people, environment

they’re also a major cause of air, land and water pollution. But you wouldn’t know it looking at Santa Fe’s magazine ads, which tout the company’s cigarettes as “natural,” “organic,” “100% additive-free” and even “eco-friendly.”...from Elle to Rolling Sto
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:14

Creative Outrage: Enter our Contest to Expose the Truth about the “Be Marlboro” Campaign

help us tell the truth about Marlboro by creating a mock ad and entering it in our new Brand Jamming Contest. Channel your creative outrage and let’s take Marlboro’s absurd ad campaign to its logical conclusion.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:11

Youth Tobacco Prevention Sparks AAFP-convened Summit

On April 4, the Academy convened a number of tobacco-prevention stakeholders from both the public and private sectors to participate in an AAFP Youth & Tobacco Prevention Summit in Washington.
American Family Physician
added Apr 22, 2014 11:08

[Illinois] Chicago Sets Example for the Nation by Reducing High School Smoking to Record Low

Chicago has succeeded by aggressively implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, including the highest combined state-local cigarette tax in the nation at $6.16 per pack, a comprehensive smoke-free air law that recently was extended to electro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 16, 2014 22:34

Congressional Report Details E-Cigarette Marketing that Entices Kids, Underscores Urgent Need for FDA Regulation

E-cigarette makers claim they don't market to kids. But they're using the same themes and tactics tobacco companies have long used to market regular cigarettes to kids. Given these marketing tactics, it isn’t surpri
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 14, 2014 19:01

Finding E-Liquids a ‘Threat to Small Children,’ CDC Reports Steady Rise in Poison Center Calls About Liquid Nicotine and E-Cigarette Products

The study demonstrates the urgent need for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to assert authority over e-Cigarettes and other tobacco products. The CDC study released today showed the number of e-cigarette exposure calls per month to poison cente
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 4, 2014 12:05

Youth voices heard on Kick Butts Day

On Kick Butts Day, March 19, thousands of youth and public health advocates across the country stood up to Big Tobacco. In events in their schools and rallies at state capitols, they spoke out against the industry’s deceptive marketing – and their voices
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 4, 2014 12:04
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National report ranks New Jersey last for efforts to control tobacco use by children

Experts at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, part of Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey, are urging the state to reconsider utilizing funds from the 1998 Tobacco Settlement to reinstate the state’s comprehensive Tobacco Control Program, which wa
Edison Metuchen (NJ) Sentinel
added Apr 1, 2014 16:54

33 Leading Health Groups Urge FDA to Stop Tobacco Industry Practices That Have Made Cigarettes More Deadly

In a letter sent this week to Mitchell Zeller, Director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, the health groups urged the FDA to take action ... "No manufacturer of any other product would have been allowed to make product changes that increased the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:15

Poisoning Cases Related to E-Cigarettes Skyrocket

Why is this happening? Despite the fact that nicotine can be toxic, these liquids often come in child-friendly flavors and colors. Nicotine liquids are sold in rainbows of bright containers with flavors including “vivid vanilla,” “cherry crush” chocolate
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:45
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