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CDC Reports Slow Decline in Adult Smoking: It’s Unacceptable U.S. Isn’t Making Greater Progress

There is an urgent need to accelerate progress against the nation’s number one cause of preventable death. It is unacceptable that 42.1 million American adults still smoke and some 480,000 Americans still die every year from smoking-related diseases. The
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added Nov 26, 2014 15:33
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Protests Force Cancellation of Marlboro Concert Series in Bangladesh

a global marketing campaign — called Be Marlboro — that uses themes and images that appeal to youth. Now Philip Morris has canceled a series of concerts in Bangladesh after health advocates protested that the concerts violated the country’s tobacco contr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:45
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Public Health Experts Call on Insurers to Comply with the ACA Requirement to Provide Tobacco Cessation Assistance to All Tobacco Users

Noting that the “current rate of progress in tobacco control is not fast enough,” the report called for a number of specific actions, including “fulfilling the opportunity of the Affordable Care Act to provide access to barrier-free proven tobacco use ce
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added Nov 20, 2014 11:51
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[Belgium, Europe, UK] Big Tobacco Fined for Fueling Black Market in U.K.

Companies use bogus smuggling claims to fight tobacco control measures, then foster black markets themselves... Incidents like the U.K. fine on BAT show policymakers that the tobacco industry is not a credible voice in conversations about illicit trade o
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added Nov 17, 2014 13:36
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New CDC Youth Tobacco Survey Should Spur FDA to Finalize Rule Regulating All Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes and Cigars

We again call on the FDA to issue a final rule by April 25, 2015 – one year after the FDA issued a proposed rule – and to close gaps in the rule by cracking down on marketing and flavors that appeal to kids. The FDA first announced in early 2011 that it p
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added Nov 13, 2014 20:54
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[Illinois] Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health are inviting young people to join their fight against Big Tobacco. More than $5,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs in the “Don’t Get Burned” social media contest. Youth and young

Don't Get Burned by Big Tobacco (Chicago Department of Public Health)
added Oct 30, 2014 20:53
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As Young Fans Enjoy World Series, Magazine Ads Link Baseball and Smokeless Tobacco

Sports Illustrated and ESPN, have included huge, two-page advertising spreads for Grizzly, which is by far the most popular smokeless tobacco brand among youth ages 12-17. Grizzly is made by American Snuff Company, a subsidiary of tobacco giant Reynolds
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added Oct 30, 2014 13:59
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Reynolds’ “No-Smoking” Policy Fails to Protect Its Workers; Company Should Stop Fighting Real Smoke-Free Laws Across America

Importantly, Judge Kessler found that this unlawful conduct is ongoing. Has Reynolds changed? The evidence shows otherwise. The American public and elected officials should not be fooled.
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added Oct 23, 2014 14:08
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Retailer Wall of Fame & Shame

Responsible retailers don’t sell tobacco products– the number one cause of preventable death in the United States. Learn which retailers do and don’t sell tobacco products.*
ShopTobaccoFree.org (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:40
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ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN

Tobacco-Free Retailer campaign will highlight and support retailers that do not sell tobacco products and encourage other retailers to join them. By making it easy to find tobacco-free retailers nearest you, it will empower consumers to shop tobacco-free
ShopTobaccoFree.org (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:37
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