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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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[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
NJ.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56
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National Report: Oklahoma Ranks 3rd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

ranks 3rd nationwide in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...Oklahoma is spending $23.5 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 55.6 percent of the $42.3 million recommended by the Centers
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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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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Tobacco-Free Kids Applauds Senator Harkin for Making Tobacco Prevention a Priority in Wellness Initiative

This legislation, the Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention America (HeLP America) Act, includes several important initiatives to reduce tobacco use, the nation's number one cause of preventable death. Among other things, this legislation would expand Medicai
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 23, 2013 14:32
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New Survey Shows U.S. Youth Smoking Rates Fell to Record Lows in 2012

Elected Leaders Must Step Up Fight to Accelerate Gains
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 27, 2012 05:25
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