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New Report: States Shortchange Tobacco Prevention Programs That Can Stop 7 Million Kids from Smoking, Save Over 2 Million Lives

states are missing an opportunity to save millions of lives and over $120 billion in health care costs because they continue to shortchange proven programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released today by a coa
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 11, 2014 13:53
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[Arkansas] WAYNE MINER and JAMES EASLEY v. PHILIP MORRIS COMPANIES, INC -- AMICUS BRIEF OF CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION, AND AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY ...

In litigation in which Defendant Philip Morris has been deemed liable for violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO"), 18 U.S.C. § 1961-1968, due to its "false and fraudulent statements to consumers about [its] products,"
Arkansas Times
added Sep 22, 2013 15:08
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Florida Sets Example for the Nation in Cutting High School Smoking to Under 9 Percent

two things perfectly clear. First, it is powerful affirmation that we know how to reduce smoking and other tobacco use by implementing proven strategies, ... Second, it demonstrates to other states and the entire nation that we can drive down youth smokin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 6, 2013 17:19
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A “Transformed” Tobacco Company? Reynolds’ Actions Show Otherwise

Rather than changing, Reynolds continues to market its products to kids, mislead the public about the health risks of its products and fight proven strategies that prevent kids from smoking and reduce the death and disease caused by its products. Far fr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 25, 2013 20:48
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Tobacco-Free Kids Applauds Senator Harkin for Making Tobacco Prevention a Priority in Wellness Initiative

This legislation, the Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention America (HeLP America) Act, includes several important initiatives to reduce tobacco use, the nation's number one cause of preventable death. Among other things, this legislation would expand Medicai
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 23, 2013 14:32
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New Survey Shows U.S. Youth Smoking Rates Fell to Record Lows in 2012

Elected Leaders Must Step Up Fight to Accelerate Gains
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 27, 2012 05:25
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[Asia] Exclusive: Bloomberg charity scrutinized by India for anti-tobacco funding, lobbying - documents

The intelligence wing of India’s home ministry last year drafted a note on Bloomberg Philanthropies, raising concerns that the foundation was running a campaign to “target” Indian tobacco businesses and “aggressively” lobby against the sector.
Reuters
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44
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Nevada Tobacco Tax Increase is Big Win for Kids and Health

It is terrific news for Nevada’s kids and health that the Legislature has voted to increase the state cigarette tax by $1 per pack. The tobacco tax increase is truly a win-win-win solution for Nevada – a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save li
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:58
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Congress Should Back President Obama’s Tobacco Tax Plan – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives and Cut Health Care Costs

In his FY 2016 budget released today, President Obama urged Congress to increase the federal cigarette tax by 94 cents per pack and also increase taxes on other tobacco products. The tobacco tax changes would raise $95.1 billion in new revenue over 10 ye
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:50
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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
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added Nov 24, 2014 12:45
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