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Sen. Jeff Merkley Applauded for Protecting Kids from Tobacco

led the fight to defeat a proposal that would have greatly weakened FDA oversight of electronic cigarettes and cigars, including many candy and fruit-flavored products that have been introduced in recent years and been popular with kids. The House Appropr
PR Newswire
added Dec 17, 2015 15:34
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How Big Tobacco Has Made Cigarettes So Much Deadlier Than They Used To Be

Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, historic legislation that gave the FDA power to regulate tobacco products and marketing efforts. At the time, that measure was hailed as the “toughest anti-tobacco bill in American history” — and Myers’ g
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 23, 2014 21:31
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7 Ways E-Cigarette Companies Are Copying Big Tobacco’s Playbook (or 7 reasons FDA should quickly regulate e-cigarettes)

7. Their ads say, “Switch, Don’t Quit.” … No wonder youth e-cigarette use is on the rise. These developments underscore the need for the FDA to quickly regulate e-cigarettes and take steps to prevent their marketing and sale to kids.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2013 00:40
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Victory in the Philippines: President Signs Historic Cigarette Tax Increase

President Benigno Aquino has signed a new law that will significantly increase cigarette taxes. This new law will help reduce tobacco's deadly toll in the Philippines, where 28 percent of the population smokes - including nearly half of all men - and mor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 27, 2012 05:22
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Sen. Barbara Mikulski Applauded for Protecting Kids from Tobacco

As the ranking Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee, Sen. Mikulski fought successfully to make sure the budget agreement announced this week didn't include two harmful provisions that would have undermined tobacco prevention efforts. One provi
PR Newswire
added Dec 17, 2015 22:22
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[Africa] Uganda Sets Powerful Example with Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law / Strong smoke-free provisions enacted over industry objections

Uganda’s law sets a powerful example for Africa, which has traditionally lower rates of tobacco use and has been targeted by the tobacco industry as a major growth market.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 30, 2015 14:35
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Reynolds CEO Pines for the “Old Days” – Does She Miss Joe Camel? Company has long history of deception, marketing to kids

Susan Cameron touted the deal as a return to the “old days” for the tobacco industry. When it comes to Big Tobacco, the “old days” were a time when youth smoking rates were skyrocketing, the industry used cartoons and cowboys to target kids, and tobacco e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:07
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Supreme Court Lets FDA Move Forward with Graphic Cigarette Warnings And Other Tobacco Regulations

The new warnings are needed to better inform Americans about the deadly consequences of smoking. As Congress found in enacting the requirement, the current, text-only warnings – which are printed on the side of cigarette packs and haven't been updated si
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2013 20:02
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Another Low for Tobacco: Kitty Litter in Cigars

View a slideshow of these cigars and their filters.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 4, 2013 16:10
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Cigarettes and Slush Puppies

Tobacco companies pay stores billions each year to ensure their products are advertised heavily, displayed prominently and priced cheaply to attract kids and keep current tobacco users hooked. One of the tactics tobacco companies and stores use is to pla
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 19, 2012 16:56
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