Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids 2,071 headlines found

2 Views

Stop-smoking battle still raging 50 years after surgeon general published health risks

About 42 percent of American adults smoked in 1964, and that number has plummeted to about 18 percent. The reduction in tobacco use is believed to account for a substantial portion of gains made in life expectancy in America, which has risen by five year
Deseret News
added Jan 12, 2014 03:42
2 Views

Today is the Great American Smokeout

the American Cancer Society has created a gallery of "I QUIT" characters representing different types of quitters and supporters, including “The Substitute: Someone who replaces the urge to smoke with hard candy, healthy snacks, games, exercise, or other
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 23, 2013 14:36
2 Views

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
2 Views

Mourning the Death of Terrie Hall, Who Dedicated Her Life to Helping Others Live Longer

All of us at the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids are deeply saddened by the death of Ms. Hall, who was the unforgettable face and voice of the federal government’s first-ever national media campaign aimed at reducing smoking. Ms. Hall died yesterday after
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 18, 2013 02:57
2 Views

New York City Celebrates 10 Years of Smoke-Free Air

New York City's smoke-free law helped inspire a movement that has swept the nation and the world. Today, 30 states ... New York City showed that smoke-free laws are easily implemented, achieve almost universal compliance and quickly improve air quality
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2013 14:59
2 Views

[Kentucky, Oklahoma] Governors for Smoke-free Air

Underscoring the bipartisan backing for smoke-free laws, Kentucky's Democratic governor and Oklahoma's Republican governor have highlighted their support for such laws in their state-of-the-state speeches this week.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 14, 2013 19:58
2 Views

Many Health Insurance Plans Fall Short in Covering Tobacco Cessation Treatments Mandated by Health Reform Law, Study Finds

The authors recommend that federal and state regulators give insurers detailed guidance on what tobacco cessation coverage is required under the landmark Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 26, 2012 16:51
2 Views

VIDEO: Australian News Program Highlights Alarming Epidemic Affecting Indonesia’s Children

Video: Eight-year old Indonesian boy has been smoking for nearly four years
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 25, 2012 10:27
2 Views

California Cigarette Tax Battle Shows Tobacco Companies Haven't Changed and Still Fight to Keep Kids Smoking

Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds opposed Proposition 29 because they know that increasing the cigarette tax is one of the most effective ways to reduce smoking, especially among kids
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 8, 2012 16:30
2 Views

[Asia-pacific] U.S. Health Groups Letter to USTR on Protecting Tobacco Control Measures under Trans-Pacific Part (PDF)

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 14, 2012 14:59
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines