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Fort Worth Delivers Tremendous Victory for Smoke-Free Air

Residents and visitors alike will now be able to enjoy all that Fort Worth has to offer while enjoying clean air. Service industry employees, in particular, won't be forced to choose between earning a paycheck and breathing smoke-free air. Fort Worth, wh
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:14
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National Report: Missouri Ranks 49th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Missouri is spending just $48,500 this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is less than one-tenth of one percent of the $72.9 million recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2017 23:57
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FDA Takes Welcome Step to Support Development of Products that Can Help More Smokers Quit

We applaud FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb for making it an agency priority to support the development of more effective smoking cessation therapies and for recognizing that doing so will require a coordinated, agency-wide approach involving both the Cent
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:17
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Court-­‐Ordered Corrective Statements Remedy: Implementation Details (PDF)

Implementation details are still being finalized for the company websites and cigarette packs. Television: The Defendant tobacco companies will purchase television ads with text and voice-­‐over containing one of the five corrective statements. The ads
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:12
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Text of Court-Ordered Corrective Statements: United States v. Philip Morris USA Inc. (PDF)

A Federal Court has ordered Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA to make this statement about the health effects of smoking.  Smoking kills, on average, 1,200 Americans. Every day.  More people die every year from smoking tha
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added Nov 21, 2017 14:09
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Starting this Week, Tobacco Companies Must Run Court-Ordered Ads Telling the Truth about Their Lethal Products

The tobacco companies are not running these ads voluntarily or because of a legal settlement. They were ordered to do so by a federal court that found they engaged in massive wrongdoing that has resulted in “a staggering number of deaths per year, an imme
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:07
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U.S. RACKETEERING VERDICT / BIG TOBACCO GUILTY AS CHARGED

For the past 11 years, the tobacco companies have filed appeal after appeal and repeatedly sought to water down and delay the corrective statements. They ended their appeals earlier this year, and the judge overseeing the case issued an order directing t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:06
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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
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added Nov 5, 2017 21:04
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