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[Africa, South Africa] CTFK Letter to the FTC (PDF)

We are writing to urge the Commission to ensure that its evaluation of the proposed merger between British American Tobacco, Plc. (BAT) and Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) takes into account recent evidence of widespread corrupt and anti-­‐competitive cond
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:27
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If Philip Morris Is Serious About a "Smoke-Free Future," It Should Stop Marketing Cigarettes, Fighting Efforts to Reduce Smoking

it should immediately take two steps: 1) Actively support the policies to reduce cigarette smoking that are endorsed by the public health community and an international public health treaty, the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Co
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:43
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Tampa Bay Joins Growing List of Cities with Tobacco-Free Baseball – 13 of 30 MLB Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free in 2017 Season

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the St. Petersburg City Council voted today to prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco products (like chew, dip and snuff) at the city’s sports venues, including Tropicana Field, home
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:55
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FDA Takes First-Ever Action to Regulate How Tobacco Products Are Made – Proposal to Limit Carcinogen Levels in Smokeless Tobacco Would Reduce Cancer, Save Lives

Given the dramatic impact this proposal would have in reducing cancer caused by smokeless tobacco products, the FDA and the new Administration should act quickly and decisively to finalize the proposed rule. The scientific evidence is clear and beyond di
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 20, 2017 02:50
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NCI-WHO Report: Tobacco Use Costs Countries Over $1 Trillion Annually, Making Fight Against Tobacco a Public Health and Economic Priority

The report underscores that tobacco use disproportionally harms the world’s most vulnerable populations. In the United States and around the world, tobacco use is increasingly concentrated among the poor and other vulnerable groups and accounts for a sig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:05
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Smoking to be Banned on Some US College Campuses, Public Housing

Twenty colleges in the United States recently received grants to help make their campuses tobacco free....The move to ban smoking at public housing units and college campuses follows approval of state laws banning smoking at most workplaces. The Campaign
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 9, 2017 19:19
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it’s time for pharmacies to stop selling tobacco

Our partner organizations Campaign for Tobacco-free Kids and Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights have also launched petitions to call on Walgreens to get rid of tobacco products. Read and sign those petitions, and spread the message that tobacco products h
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 7, 2017 02:33
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Average State Cigarette Tax: $1.69 per Pack

Average Cigarette Tax in Major Tobacco States: 48.5 cents per Pack / Average Cigarette Tax in Non-Tobacco States: $1.85 per Pack
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:48
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[North Carolina] N.C. ranks 47th on spending for tobacco-prevention initiatives

In 2011, the Republican-controlled General Assembly abolished the N.C. Health and Wellness Fund after 10 years of existence as part of an attempt at resolving the state’s budget gap that has been fixed since. The average annual spending on the N.C. progr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 19, 2016 20:19
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[New Jersey] N.J. ranked worst in nation for trying to keep kids from smoking

by allocating no state funding to discourage tobacco use, New Jersey does nothing to prevent an estimated 11,800 deaths every year that can be directly attributed to smoking, according to the Tobacco Free Kids Campaign.
NJ.com
added Dec 17, 2016 06:56
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