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[New Jersey] Gov. Christie Should Sign Tobacco Prevention Measures That Will Protect Kids and Save Lives

The Legislature has passed two bills that will help New Jersey combat tobacco use. One bill would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21; the second measure provides $7 million to the state’s tobacco prevention and cessation p
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added Jun 24, 2017 15:17
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Senate Health Care Bill Harms Efforts to Reduce Smoking and Prevent Deadly, Costly Diseases

The Senate health care bill released today would set back efforts to reduce tobacco use and undermine initiatives to prevent cancer and other deadly diseases that impose massive costs on our health care system. It would especially harm our nation’s poores
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added Jun 22, 2017 21:25
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[California] San Francisco Board Votes to End Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products, Including Menthol Cigarettes

Flavors play an important role in youth initiation and continued use of tobacco products. A government study published in JAMA found that that 81 percent of kids who have ever tried tobacco started with a flavored product and 80 percent of current youth
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added Jun 21, 2017 17:53
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Health Leaders Urge Michigan Lawmakers to Raise

We are very disappointed that a Michigan circuit court today prevented the implementation of Genesee County’s law prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Such laws are life-saving and contribute to healthier individuals, fa
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added Jun 19, 2017 20:31
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New U.S. Survey Shows Broad Declines in Youth Tobacco Use, Including E-Cigarettes

Today’s survey reminds us of two central facts: 1) We know how to reduce tobacco use and win this fight; and 2) the nation’s battle against tobacco is far from over. The new survey shows why elected officials at all levels must fully implement the proven
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added Jun 16, 2017 21:44
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Study: Tobacco Companies Are Marketing Flavored Cigarettes to Appeal to Children in Latin America; Countries Must Act to Protect Kids

Multinational tobacco companies are marketing a new generation of highly flavored tobacco products, like menthol, mint and fruit, that appeal to kids throughout Latin America. In many cases they are selling them near schools,
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added Jun 15, 2017 15:22
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[Asia] India Acts to Save Lives by Taxing Cigarettes, Bidis at Highest Rate

The GST negotiations in India featured intensive lobbying by every sector of the tobacco industry, including major cigarette companies, bidi “barons” and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. By subjecting tobacco to the highest GST rate, the government of In
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added Jun 8, 2017 14:41
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Oklahoma Cigarette Price Increase is a Big Win for Kids and Health

The $1.50-per-pack increase in the price of cigarettes that Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law today is truly a win-win-win solution for Oklahoma. It’s a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save lives, a financial win that will help raise revenue an
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added Jun 1, 2017 18:32
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World No Tobacco Day Highlights Health and Economic Benefits of Reducing Tobacco Use

Globally, tobacco companies remain the greatest obstacle to ending the tobacco epidemic once and for all. From threatening governments to suing countries, the tobacco industry leaves no stone unturned in efforts to delay, stop and weaken the proven polici
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added May 31, 2017 17:31
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President’s Budget Devastates Nation’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives

This budget would eliminate the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, which helps lead the nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use, and dedicates no funds specifically for tobacco control. While the budget provides funding for a block grant to states for chr
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added May 24, 2017 03:12
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