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New Survey Shows Both Youth Smoking and E-Cigarette Use Fell This Year

Monitoring the Future survey...also provides the first evidence that the dramatic rise in youth e-cigarette use may be starting to reverse. Youth use of cigars and hookah (water pipes) also fell... It is within our reach to win the fight against tobacco,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 13, 2016 15:17

[Ohio] Columbus Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

In Ohio, the annual toll is more than 20,000 deaths and over $5.6 billion in health care costs. Without additional action to reduce tobacco use, 259,000 of the youth alive today in Ohio will die early from a tobacco-related disease. Increasing the tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 13, 2016 15:14

FDA Protects Kids by Cracking Down on Flavored Cigarettes Labeled as Cigars

Today’s FDA action is also a timely reminder that tobacco companies have a long history of manipulating their products to circumvent measures to reduce tobacco use, especially among kids. It shows why Congress must reject any efforts to weaken FDA authori
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 9, 2016 22:05

Surgeon General’s Report Finds E-Cigarettes Are Danger to Young People, Should Spur Policy Makers – Including FDA and Congress – to Protect Kids

The Congressional proposal, approved as part of the House appropriations bill that funds the FDA, would greatly weaken FDA oversight of e-cigarettes that were already on the market when the FDA’s rule took effect in August. This provision would make it m
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 8, 2016 15:41

Michael Bloomberg Continues His Life-Saving Leadership in Global Fight Against Tobacco

Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use is likely to have saved more lives, more quickly, and have as great an impact on the health of people around the world as any other public health initiative... The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is honored to be
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:46

Baseball’s New Labor Agreement Makes Progress on Removing Tobacco From the Game, But Cities Need to Finish the Job – for Our Kids

The new collective bargaining agreement reached last night by Major League Baseball owners and players takes a major step forward in removing tobacco from the game by prohibiting all new MLB players from using smokeless tobacco, like chew, dip and snuff
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:35

U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing

HUD said the new rule will protect more than 2 million public housing residents, including 760,000 children, and save public housing agencies $153 million a year in health care costs, repairs and preventable fires. Public housing agencies have 18 months
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 1, 2016 20:38

Congress Shouldn’t Sacrifice Disease Prevention Efforts to Pay for 21st Century Cures Act

it is disappointing and shortsighted that this legislation would be funded partly by cutting the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which is critical to preventing many of these same diseases from occurring in the first place. Congress should refrain from
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:24

HUD Rule to Make Public Housing Smoke-Free Will Protect Vulnerable Children and Families

We applaud HUD and Secretary Julián Castro for taking action to protect the health of public housing residents, including many children, elderly and people with health conditions who are particularly susceptible to the health effects of secondhand smoke.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 30, 2016 20:21

[Africa, India, Nigeria] Cancer eradication: FG plans to increase tobacco taxation to fund healthcare

“We will fast track the regulations for implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.” I heard what happened in India at the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). I am waiting for
Vanguard (ng)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:55
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