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On Opening Day, Nearly Half of Major League Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free – MLB Cities Need to Finish the Job for Our Kids

Nearly half the Major League stadiums (14 of 30) will be completely tobacco-free as a result of state and local laws. In addition, the new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) reached last year between players and owners prohibits new MLB players from u
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:36
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LETTER: SIEGEL: Why is FDA favoring real cigarettes over fake ones?

Myers...argues that the current FDA regulations regarding electronic cigarettes do not impede the ability of companies to put truly safer products on the market...But the opposite is true. By requiring every new product to submit burdensome and expensive
The Hill
added Mar 30, 2017 16:26
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SIEGEL: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids' Lying Has Got to Stop

continues to incessantly deceive the public by falsely accusing tobacco companies of marketing gummy worm, gummy bear, and cotton candy electronic cigarettes to children...tarnish the reputation of the entire tobacco control movement, including myself.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:28
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LETTER TO AG JEFF SESSIONS RE: RECUSAL OF TOBACCO LAWYERS (PDF)

ethical standards would be compromised if any former partner of Jones Day, which has worked tirelessly on behalf of the tobacco industry, participates in the Justice Department’s defense of tobacco regulations or other actions by FDA affecting the ind
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:15
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Health Groups: Justice Department Should Recuse Lawyers Who Represented Tobacco Companies from Tobacco-Related Cases

concerns about Noel Francisco, the nominee for Solicitor General, and Chad Readler, currently Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division, both of whom represented R.J. Reynolds...while they were partners at the law firm Jones Day.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:09
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MYERS: Congress, don't help Big Tobacco peddle candy-flavored wares to kids

H.R. 1136 protects the ability of tobacco companies to market candy-flavored e-cigarettes and cigars that have fueled the popularity of these products among kids. It does not inhibit the introduction of products that will actually help smokers reduce thei
The Hill
added Mar 27, 2017 19:32
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines’ Dramatic Drop in Tobacco Use Shows Tobacco Control Efforts Are Working and Must Remain a Priority

In addition to advancing a national smoke-free policy, the Philippines must continue to implement other evidence-based measures to reduce tobacco use. This includes enacting further increases in tobacco taxes, the single most effective way to reduce toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 20, 2017 16:33
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SIEGEL: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Admits that Its Secret Campaign Promoted Youth Cigarette Addiction

Now - after the fact - the Campaign appears to be giving lip-service to the idea of extending the cigarette flavor ban to menthol. However, most of its attention is focused on banning flavored e-cigarettes - which are not addicted any nonsmoking youth- n
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:27
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Candy-flavored e-cigs hook a new generation of kids

Instead of weakening the FDA’s authority, today’s report calls on the FDA to prohibit all flavored tobacco products, finding that “there is more than sufficient scientific evidence to support such a prohibition.” While the U.S. has made tremendous progr
XETV-TV FOX 6 (San Diego, CA)
added Mar 15, 2017 17:11
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THE FLAVOR TRAP How Tobacco Companies Are Luring Kids with Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes and Cigars (PDF)

This report documents the widespread availability of these flavored other tobacco products and the scientific evidence demonstrating that flavors play a critical role in the popularity of these products among youth. These flavored products are undermin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:20
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