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CDC’s Anti-Smoking Ad Campaign Spurred Over 100,000 Smokers to Quit; Media Campaigns Must be Expanded Nationally and in the States

The new study adds to the already substantial scientific evidence that mass media campaigns prevent children from smoking and help smokers quit, saving lives and health care dollars. Public health authorities including the Surgeon General, the National C
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 9, 2013 17:38
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Camel Cigarettes: A Long History of Targeting Kids (PDF)

 R.J. Reynolds’ pursuit of young people, particularly with the Camel brand, has brought numerous lawsuits, judgments against the company and new laws, as well as promises to change its practices that it quickly abandoned.5 Repositioning Camel to Attrac
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 13, 2013 15:33
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Philip Morris International Nominated to Corporate Hall of Shame

Philip Morris International (PMI) has scored a well-deserved nomination to Corporate Accountability International's 2012 Corporate Hall of Shame for its legal bullying of countries that have adopted strong measures to reduce tobacco use.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 7, 2012 13:30
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Health Groups Can’t Intervene in Fight Over Tobacco Warning Labels

A federal judge ruled Monday that a group of health organizations cannot intervene in a lawsuit filed by tobacco companies against the [FDA]...Judge Mehta ruled Monday that the health organizations didn’t establish that they would suffer “a legally suffic
Courthouse News
added Oct 18, 2017 03:01
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Report: Minnesota should step up its commitment to helping adults quit, keeping youth from smoking

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, reacted to findings from a national report that Minnesota will spend only $22 million (from state and private sources) this year on tobacco prevention and c
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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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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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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