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[Europe, Poland, UK] SHAPIRO: The ENDS justifies the ends

What I learnt from my two days at the conference was both fascinating and appalling.... The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids is one of the biggest voices against vaping. They were created by the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation...it almost feels like a proxy
DrugWise (uk)
added Jul 21, 2016 15:08
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[Illinois] Chicago Baseball Becomes Tobacco-Free; Wrigley Game Tomorrow is City’s Historic First

Smokeless tobacco manufacturers spent more than $500 million on marketing in 2013 (the most recent data available), driving home the message that teen boys cannot be real men unless they chew. The link between baseball and chewing tobacco reinforces this
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:44
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Pennsylvania Tobacco Tax Increase is a Big Win for Kids and Health

But lawmakers missed an opportunity to discourage kids from using any tobacco product by exempting large cigars and most cigarillos from the tax (one of only two states to do so) and by implementing a weight-based tax on OTPs. The weight-based tax could
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:43
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House Appropriations Committee Slashes Funding for CDC’s Vital Tobacco Control Programs, Putting Tobacco Industry Before Health

voted to slash funding for the CDC’s highly successful and cost-effective programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit... Why in the world would Congress want to cut back a program with such a strong track record of saving lives and money?
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2016 14:01
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[Latin America] Historic Win for Global Health: Uruguay Defeats Philip Morris Challenge to Its Strong Tobacco Control Laws

Statement by Michael R. Bloomberg, Founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and three-term Mayor of New York City This is a major victory for the people of Uruguay – and it shows countries everywhere that they can stand up to tobacco companies and win. Govern
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 9, 2016 15:44
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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Can Protect Kids and Balance the Budget with a $1 Cigarette Tax Increase

We applaud Governor Wolf and those legislative leaders who recognize that increasing the cigarette tax by $1 per pack and establishing a tax on other tobacco products solves two problems. It will reduce tobacco use, especially among kids, and it will gene
PR Newswire
added Jul 8, 2016 19:58
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House Appropriations Bill Slashes Funding for CDC’s Vital Tobacco Control Programs, Putting Tobacco Industry Before Health

This funding cut makes no sense given the proven effectiveness of the CDC’s tobacco prevention and cessation programs and tobacco’s terrible toll in health, lives and health care dollars. It serves only the interests of the tobacco industry.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:02
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Disney must cut ties with Big Tobacco

The Walt Disney Company owns a major stake in VICE Media, a youth-oriented media company. The Financial Times and other news outlets recently reported that VICE has been helping Philip Morris International...market its deadly products to young people arou
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 29, 2016 20:11
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CDC Report: Smoke-Free Laws Protect Nearly 60 Percent of U.S. Population; Every State and Community Should Be Smoke-Free

while states and localities have made tremendous progress in protecting people from secondhand smoke, we haven't done nearly enough – especially in the Southeast – to protect all Americans from this serious and entirely preventable health threat. About 40
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:59
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CDC Report: States Need to Regain Momentum on Tobacco Taxes, Smoke-Free Laws

As the report confirms, there is conclusive evidence that tobacco tax increases and smoke-free laws work to prevent kids from smoking... The report, published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease, looks at state progress in enacting cigarette tax inc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 16, 2016 20:12
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