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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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Illinois More than Doubles Cigarette Tax

$1-a-pack hike will save lives, bolster state Medicaid program
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2012 18:45
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FDA tobacco crackdown draws fire from right

The Trump administration is under fire from GOP lawmakers and conservative groups over its proposed crackdown on e-cigarettes and menthol tobacco products.
The Hill
added Nov 18, 2018 21:05
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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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Moldova Enacts Historic Law to Fight Tobacco Use, Resisting Pressure from U.S. Chamber of Commerce

a bold and comprehensive law ...enacted despite years of opposition from the tobacco industry and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The new law will help Moldova fulfill its obligations under the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:41
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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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[South America/Caribbean] Graphic Warnings Begin to Appear on Cigarette Packs in Costa Rica

Costa Rica joins 13 other countries in Latin America – and at least 62 countries worldwide – in requiring graphic cigarette warnings. These countries include Uruguay, which is currently fighting a lawsuit brought by tobacco giant Philip Morris Internatio
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added Sep 22, 2014 23:01
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