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New CDC Study Finds Growing Use of Smokeless Tobacco by High School Athletes, Shows Need to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

These trends are no accident. The harmful example set by Major League baseball players who use smokeless tobacco contributes directly to this problem, as does tobacco marketing that tells teenage boys they can’t be real men unless they chew or dip.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 3, 2015 19:18
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[California] San Francisco mayor signs law that bans chewing tobacco at ballparks

The San Francisco ordinance is part of an overall push by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, based in Washington, D.C., which targeted the city and California to promote its anti-smoking efforts. An even more expansive bill outlawing all tobacco use, in
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2015 13:48
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[California] With Mayor’s Signature, San Francisco Makes History As First City to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball

signed into law an ordinance to prohibit the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless tobacco – at all baseball venues and athletic fields within the city and county of San Francisco, including by fans and players at AT&T Park. The Board of Super
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 9, 2015 13:40
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Other Retailers Should Follow CVS Health’s Bold Example by Ending Sales of Tobacco Products

applauds CVS Health for its courageous leadership in ending tobacco sales at its 7,700 retail pharmacies. This decision will reduce the availability of tobacco products and sends an unmistakable message to all Americans, especially children, that tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:02
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Baseball Great Curt Schilling: Chewing Tobacco “Gave Me Cancer” / It’s time to take tobacco out of Major League Baseball

The solution to this problem is to take tobacco out of baseball once and for all. In June, nine major health organizations, including the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, urged Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association to pr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 22, 2014 11:37
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National report ranks New Jersey last for efforts to control tobacco use by children

Experts at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, part of Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey, are urging the state to reconsider utilizing funds from the 1998 Tobacco Settlement to reinstate the state’s comprehensive Tobacco Control Program, which wa
Edison Metuchen (NJ) Sentinel
added Apr 1, 2014 16:54
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New Poll: Majority of Utah Voters Support Increasing the Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

67 percent of Utah voters support legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Just 31 percent of voters oppose increasing the age of sale for tobacco products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 22, 2014 19:52
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New JAMA Study: Smoking Declines Have Saved and Lengthened Millions of Lives Over the Past 50 Years

powerfully illustrates how much our nation’s health has benefited from reductions in smoking over the past 50 years – and how far we still have to go ... We can end the tobacco epidemic by fully and effectively implementing proven strategies, including hi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 7, 2014 20:44
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Preventive Health Panel Backs Lung Cancer Screening for High-Risk Groups, Emphasizes Need to Quit Smoking

To prevent lung cancer and other tobacco-related diseases, elected officials should support proven strategies to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and reduce exposure to secondhand smoke. These include higher tobacco taxes, comprehensive smoke
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2013 15:56
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Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi of Mumbai Honored for Leading Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use in India, Giving a Voice to Tobacco Victims

a cancer surgeon based at Mumbai’s Tata Memorial Hospital – will be honored today with the Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence in recognition of his innovative leadership in the fight to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-relate
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 8, 2013 14:01
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