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U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing

HUD said the new rule will protect more than 2 million public housing residents, including 760,000 children, and save public housing agencies $153 million a year in health care costs, repairs and preventable fires. Public housing agencies have 18 months
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 1, 2016 20:38
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Baseball’s New Labor Agreement Makes Progress on Removing Tobacco From the Game, But Cities Need to Finish the Job – for Our Kids

The new collective bargaining agreement reached last night by Major League Baseball owners and players takes a major step forward in removing tobacco from the game by prohibiting all new MLB players from using smokeless tobacco, like chew, dip and snuff
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:35
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Congress Shouldn’t Sacrifice Disease Prevention Efforts to Pay for 21st Century Cures Act

it is disappointing and shortsighted that this legislation would be funded partly by cutting the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which is critical to preventing many of these same diseases from occurring in the first place. Congress should refrain from
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:24
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HUD Rule to Make Public Housing Smoke-Free Will Protect Vulnerable Children and Families

We applaud HUD and Secretary Julián Castro for taking action to protect the health of public housing residents, including many children, elderly and people with health conditions who are particularly susceptible to the health effects of secondhand smoke.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:21
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Cancer eradication: FG plans to increase tobacco taxation to fund healthcare

“We will fast track the regulations for implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.” I heard what happened in India at the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). I am waiting for
Vanguard (ng)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:55
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[Wisconsin] Milwaukee Council Approves Tobacco-Free Baseball – 12 of 30 MLB Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free

As more cities take action, it’s time for Major League Baseball and its players to set the right example for kids and agree to a complete ban on smokeless tobacco at all Major League ballparks as part of the new collective bargaining agreement they are n
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 23, 2016 18:05
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STATES AND LOCALITIES THAT HAVE RAISED THE MINIMUM LEGAL SALE AGE FOR TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO 21 (PDF)

As of November 16, 2016, at least 200 localities have raised the minimum legal sale age for tobacco products to 21. Arizona (1) Cottonwood Arkansas (1) Helena/West Helena
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:56
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[Missouri] St. Louis Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

The St. Louis vote adds momentum to fast-growing efforts in Missouri and across the nation to raise the tobacco age to 21. To date, Tobacco 21 laws have been passed by California, Hawaii and more than 200
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:17
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[Asia, China] Landmark Smoke-Free Law in Shanghai Will Reduce Smoking, Save Lives

Shanghai’s decision will be felt around the world – as a shining example of what cities of any size can do to address the world’s leading cause of preventable death. Shanghai’s new law requires 100 percent smoke-free restaurants, bars, workplaces and publ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[USA] Global Report Shows U.S. Ranks Last in Size of Cigarette Warnings; FDA Must Act to Catch Up

is tied for last in the world in the size of warning labels required on cigarette packs, according to a new international report issued today by the Canadian Cancer Society. The report shows that at least 105 countries and territories now require graphic
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 10, 2016 23:08
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