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[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

New Study Finds Smoking Rates Vary Widely by County – Proven Tobacco Control Measures Must Be Fully Implemented Across the U.S.

study provides new evidence for the effectiveness of tobacco control measures, ... underscores the need for every state and county to fully implement proven strategies that reduce tobacco use, including higher tobacco taxes, comprehensive smoke-free air l
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2014 15:56

Kids Across America ‘Kick Butts’ March 19

Thousands of kids across America are taking a stand against tobacco on March 19 as part of the 19th annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a sampling of events.) Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Fr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 18, 2014 22:03

[District of Columbia] DC Youth Join Forces to 'Kick Butts' Against Tobacco on March 19 at Community Rally

Youth from the DC Prevention Center for Wards 1 and 2 will host an anti-tobacco rally to stand out, speak up, and seize control against Big Tobacco. The rally is part of Kick Butts Day - an annual celebration of youth leadership and activism organized by
PR Newswire
added Mar 18, 2014 02:03
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