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[Illinois] Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund Endorses Rahm Emanuel for Re-Election as Chicago / Mayor Emanuel has been a "real trailblazer" in fighting tobacco

In recognition of his strong leadership in fighting tobacco use and reducing Chicago's youth smoking rate to record lows, the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund is proud to endorse Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for re-election to a second term. The election is sc
PR Newswire
added Mar 30, 2015 21:13
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FTC Reports Tobacco Marketing Increased to $9.6 Billion in 2012 – Efforts to Fight Tobacco Use Must Also Intensify

The FTC’s reports are a timely reminder that the tobacco companies are as relentless as ever in marketing their deadly and addictive products, often in ways that entice kids. The huge sums spent on price discounts are especially troubling, making tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2015 20:29
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[Africa, Kenya] Why MPs Should Pass Tobacco Regulations

Joshua Kyallo, Director of Africa for Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids, says a tobacco epidemic is looming. He spoke to John Muchangi...the work in Africa, from TFK perspective, is primarily prevention; preventing an epidemic before it hits the continent.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 30, 2015 12:21
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CDC Shows Sustained Commitment to Fighting Tobacco with New Anti-Smoking Ads – Cost-Effective Campaign Helps Smokers Quit

The new ads remind viewers that smoking causes not only well-known conditions such as lung cancer and heart disease, but in fact damages nearly every organ in the human body. The smoking-related diseases highlighted in the new ads include macular degenera
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:10
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New Louisiana Report Finds Significant Benefits to Tobacco Tax Increase - Legislators Should Act Now to Reduce Smoking, Saves Lives, Raise Millions

The new study issued today by the Louisiana Budget Project reports that a higher tobacco tax in Louisiana will deliver significant health and financial benefits to the state. A substantial increase in the tobacco tax will reduce smoking, especially among
PR Newswire
added Mar 24, 2015 13:25
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Kids Across America ‘Kick Butts’ Today As They Join Together To Make the Next Generation Tobacco-Free

Thousands of kids across America are taking a stand against tobacco today for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are taking place nationwide for this day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. (A map and li
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2015 14:15
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LINSCOTT: "Hey Big Tobacco: I'm Not a Replacement Smoker"

One tobacco industry document even labeled kids "replacement smokers"...I'm not OK with that label. No one should be. That's why I helped create the #NotAReplacement campaign. Kids are sharing selfies to let Big Tobacco know they aren't replacement smoke
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:46
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[Australia, Uruguay] Bloomberg and Gates launch fund to fight Big Tobacco

Billionaires Mike Bloomberg and Bill Gates have launched an anti-smoking legal fund designed to help lower-income countries defend their tobacco-control laws against lawsuits by cigarette companies. The fund will raise the pressure on the tobacco industr
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 18, 2015 15:05
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New Global Fund to Help Countries Defend Smoking Laws

The fund is modest, at least so far, with a total of $4 million from the two charities.... The fund was set up to counter what health experts say has been a strategy by tobacco companies to block smoking laws in poorer countries through legal means. In a
New York Times
added Mar 18, 2015 14:37
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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Bloomberg Philanthropies & The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Launch Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund

to combat the tobacco industry’s use of international trade agreements to threaten and prevent countries from passing strong tobacco-control laws. Backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the new support for low and mid
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:12
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