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CDC Reports Adult Smoking Fell to Record Low 13.9 Percent in 2017

Our nation’s dramatic progress in reducing smoking among both youth and adults is a testament to the effectiveness of evidence-based strategies that have been implemented at the federal, state and local levels. These include tobacco tax increases, compre
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added Jun 20, 2018 16:04
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New York: Tell Assembly committee to advance Tobacco 21 bill

A bill to raise the tobacco age to 21 has been moving through the New York Legislature. But now it's stuck in the General Assembly's Codes Committee. Use the tool below email to all committee members asking them to advance the bill: We just need few pi
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added Jun 16, 2018 11:32
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Calls on ILO to Finally Sever Ties with Deadly Tobacco Industry

Tobacco companies use membership in respected organizations like the ILO to portray themselves as responsible corporate citizens when in fact they are the root cause of a global tobacco epidemic that is projected to kill one billion people worldwide this
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added Jun 11, 2018 11:19
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New U.S. Survey Shows Youth Cigarette Smoking Is at Record Lows, but E-Cigarettes and Cigars Threaten Progress

nearly 1 in 5 high school students – still use some form of tobacco. The continuing popularity of electronic cigarettes and cigars – products that are widely available in sweet, kid-friendly flavors – is a particular cause for concern. For the fourth yea
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added Jun 7, 2018 23:13
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[California] San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products in Big Win for Kids over Tobacco Industry

By a 68 percent to 32 percent margin...groundbreaking law stands – and will stop the tobacco industry from targeting kids, African Americans and other populations with menthol- and candy-flavored products, as the industry has done for far too long. The Sa
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added Jun 6, 2018 13:10
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New Report Underscores Indiana’s Dangerous Underfunding of Tobacco Control; State Needs to Boost Spending to Improve Health, Economic Competitiveness

the state will collect over half a billion dollars in revenue this year from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend just over 1percent of the money on programs to prevent kids using tobacco and help smokers quit. Indiana’s high smo
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added Jun 5, 2018 23:33
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On World No Tobacco Day, Governments Must Protect Citizens from Big Tobacco

Globally, tobacco companies like Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco remain the main obstacle to greater progress in reducing tobacco use. These companies aggressively market their deadly products – often targeting kids – and fight l
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added Jun 2, 2018 00:14
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Sick Joke: Philip Morris Repeats Call for Smoke-Free Future While It Aggressively Markets Cigarettes and Fights Efforts to Reduce Smoking Worldwide

It is a sick joke for Philip Morris to say that “we should promote every day as World No Smoking Day,” when the company’s primary mission every day is to sell more deadly cigarettes. Philip Morris’ claims should be seen for what they are: A PR stunt to h
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added Jun 2, 2018 00:12
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[California] Putting Profits Before Kids, R.J. Reynolds Spends Over $11.6 Million in Effort to Overturn San Francisco Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The huge sums Reynolds is spending in just one city is aimed at sustaining the pipeline of kids the tobacco industry needs to survive. Reynolds is going all-out to fight this law because they know that menthol and other flavors – including candy flavors
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added May 30, 2018 17:29
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[Pennsylvania] Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors #RealTalkTobacco of Philadelphia, Pa., As Group Youth Advocates of the Year

The members of #RealTalkTobacco from Philadelphia, Pa., have been named Group Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco. Tijay Daniels, 18, Harmony Ellerbe, 18, Sydney Grimes, 18, J
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added May 28, 2018 16:12
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