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Public Health and Medical Groups Support U.S. Senate and House Bills to Raise Tobacco Age to 21 Nationwide

Our public health organizations support the legislation introduced this week by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI), U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and their cosponsors that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 nationwide. T
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2017 03:52
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[UK] Public health groups champion raising the smoking age to 21 nationwide

"We applaud Sen. Schatz and Rep. DeGette for their leadership in introducing this legislation to reduce the number of young people who start on a path that too often leads to addiction, disease and premature death," the groups said in a statement.
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:03
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Congress Shouldn’t Sacrifice Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Initiatives

to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and fund community health centers...it is irresponsible and unnecessary to pay for this legislation by decimating the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which is critical to addressing many of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:04
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Ethiopia’s First Survey on Tobacco Use Shows Urgent Need for Government Action to Save Lives

shows that millions of Ethiopians are using tobacco or are exposed to secondhand smoke – an alarming trend that requires swift action. According to the survey, 3.2 million Ethiopians currently use tobacco. The new survey demonstrates the need for Ethiopia
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:02
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FTC Reports Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Marketing Rose to $8.9 Billion in 2015 – $1 Million Every Hour

Despite claims by tobacco companies that they have changed and are now focused on developing less harmful products, the FTC report shows that cigarettes still make up the bulk of their business, and the industry continues to spend billions to relentlessl
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:38
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[Uruguay, Zimbabwe] Appointment of President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa / Statement of 23 International Public Health Organizations

Given these systematic abuses and his approach to NCDs and tobacco control in the past, NCD civil society present in Montevideo believe that President Mugabe’s appointment as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs cannot be justified.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:58
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[Georgia] New Poll Shows Atlanta Voters Overwhelmingly Support Smoke-free Law

Three-quarters of voters (76 percent) favor a law to prohibit smoking inside most public places – including workplaces, public buildings, offices, restaurants, bars and the Hartsfield-Jackson airport – including two-thirds of voters (67 percent) who stron
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:45
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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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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Calls on International Labor Organization to Drop the Tobacco Industry

A letter from nearly 200 public health organizations, labor rights groups and others sent to members of the ILO governing body this week describes how tobacco companies victimize farmers and other workers through practices including unfair pricing strate
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 17, 2017 01:08
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Conversation with the Cancer Letter: Matt Myers: Philip Morris has a long history of funding what it calls independent research by previously credible researchers

“As long as they continue to introduce highly flavored new forms of Marlboro to attract kids. As long as they oppose high cigarette taxes, oppose effective warning labels, oppose paid mass media campaigns. Otherwise, it’s simply a get-out-of-jail-free car
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 07:44
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