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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later (PDF) (142pp)

This year’s report finds, once again, that nearly every state gets a failing grade and is spending only a miniscule portion of tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use and the enormous public health problems it causes...are spending less than two cents of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:46
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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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[Illinois] Chicago Takes Bold Action To Reduce Tobacco Use: Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Makes Baseball Tobacco-Free

Today is a truly historic day in Chicago when it comes to protecting kids from the dangers of tobacco use. We applaud Sen. Richard Durbin for his leadership in advocating for tobacco-free baseball. We also support Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 16, 2016 19:18
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31 Leading Health Groups Urge President Obama to Issue Final Rules Regulating All Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigarettes and Cigars

In a letter to the President (PDF), the groups said the continued lack of federal oversight of these products is putting the health of America’s kids at risk. Underscoring the urgent need for action, a recent government survey showed that youth e-cigaret
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:35
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco Companies Are Making Cigarettes Deadlier Than Ever

The report, titled “Designed for Addiction,” was released on the fifth anniversary of the law President Barack Obama signed in 2009 that gave the Food and Drug Administration the power to regulate tobacco products.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 25, 2014 06:47
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[USA] Big Tobacco’s Cross-border Pollution / Youth in Canada exposed to Camel cigarette ads in American magazines

In May, we and several of our partners called on state attorneys general to investigate whether this new rash of ads violates the state tobacco settlement’s prohibition on targeting youth.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2013 21:10
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[Bangladesh] Activists fear anti-tobacco law may 'stumble'

An anti-tobacco law which parliament passed recently could "stumble" if proper implementation and monitoring were not ensured, anti-tobacco activists said on Sunday. Parliament recently passed an amendment to the anti-tobacco law with strict provisions
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added May 20, 2013 09:29
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Launch New Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use

today announced an ambitious, three-year collaboration to accelerate progress in reducing tobacco use, the nation's leading cause of preventable death. This new initiative comes as the United States nears the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 12, 2013 00:50
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New Zealand Plans to Require Plain Cigarette Packaging

"We cannot continue to allow tobacco companies to use sophisticated packaging designs to promote their products as if they were ordinary everyday consumer goods," said New Zealand's Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia. "Current tobacco packaging n
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 19, 2013 20:31
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[Missouri, North Dakota] Saving Lives at the Ballot Box

Voters to decide smoke-free initiative in North Dakota, tobacco tax measure in Missouri
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:29
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