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New Poll: New York Voters Overwhelmingly Support Increasing the Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

Fewer than two-in-ten voters (18 percent) oppose increasing the sale age for tobacco products. “The poll found that voters are concerned about tobacco use among young people and that New Yorkers across the political spectrum are broadly supportive of rai
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2018 00:36

Report suggests Ohio could do better with smoking education

“Ohio received $1.3 billion in tobacco revenue this year but only spent $12.5 million, that’s less than one percent on tobacco prevention and cessation programs,” said John Schachter, with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. That lack of spending puts Ohio
WKBN 27/FOX 17/62 (Youngstown, OH)
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31

[Colorado] LETTER: Supporting Amendment 72 means rejecting Big Tobacco

Big Tobacco opposes tobacco tax increases, arguing they are ineffective. Contrarily, the companies’ documents, disclosed in tobacco lawsuits, show their deceit. Raising cigarette prices is arguably the most effective way to prevent and reduce smoking, es
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 9, 2016 14:39

[North Dakota] LETTER: Don't look to Big Tobacco for tobacco truths

Big Tobacco opposes tobacco tax increases, arguing the increases do not reduce smoking. Contrarily, the industry's own internal documents, disclosed in tobacco lawsuits, show its deceit. Raising cigarette prices is one of the most effective ways to preve
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Oct 9, 2016 14:32

Gov. Christie Fails to Lead by Vetoing Bill to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21 in New Jersey

Christie has spoken eloquently about addiction and his mother’s battle with lung cancer following decades of cigarette smoking that started in her teens. Unfortunately, when given the opportunity to prevent future such tragedies, he failed to do so. New J
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 20, 2016 03:30

[New Jersey] MYERS: Raise NJ's smoking age to 21

Raising the tobacco age to 21 is gaining momentum nationwide. New Jersey’s legislation (S602 and A3254) passed the Senate in 2014 and the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee last month. The next step should be a vote by the full Assembly this w
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jan 8, 2016 04:38

[Nevada] Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Spencer Flanders of Carson City, Nev., As National Youth Advocate of the Year

will be honored at a gala in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, May 14. Spencer, of Carson City, Nev., just finished his junior year at Douglas High School. He has been a leader in working to reduce tobacco use in his community for years and has testified
PR Newswire
added May 13, 2015 20:03

[Colorado] Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Evolvement Denver As Group Youth Advocates of the Year

Evolvement Denver brings together youth advocates who are working to stop illegal tobacco sales to kids and prevent youth tobacco use by promoting a tobacco retail license ordinance in Denver. Colorado is currently one of only 14 states that do not requ
PR Newswire
added May 13, 2015 20:02


Tobacco-Free Kids has pushed for Major League Baseball to ban smokeless tobacco from the game for years. Now, the group is taking a grassroots approach and could score its first win this week in San Francisco.
Associations Now (ASAE)
added May 9, 2015 13:52

[California] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tracking tobacco money would offer more transparency to anti-smoking efforts

We encourage such a conversation. Although there remains no requirement for how the master settlement funding is used, nor a mandate on tracking how it has been spent, following the money trail would allow the public to specifically know where the dollar
Grass Valey (CA) Union
added Mar 14, 2015 11:57
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