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FDA Should Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products, Including Menthol Cigarettes – Evidence Is Clear that Flavored Products Lure Kids

The FDA also has more than enough evidence to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes. As today’s filing noted, youth and young adult smokers are much more likely to smoke menthol than non-menthol cigarettes, as compared to older adult smokers. A comprehensiv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 20, 2018 17:34
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Tobacco-Free Kids Training Program Reaches Over 1 Million Youth in First Year

Taking Down Tobacco, a comprehensive youth advocacy training program created by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in partnership with the CVS Health Foundation, has reached over 1 million youth nationwide. In its first year, Taking Down Tobacco has been
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:12
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Oregon Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in Oregon will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaig
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2018 17:57
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FDA Plan to Reduce Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Would Save Millions of Lives – Agency Must Quickly Implement It

Given these enormous public health benefits and the millions of lives that would be saved, it is critical that the FDA move as quickly as possible to turn this plan into reality. There is no other single action our country can take that would prevent mor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:08
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Big Tobacco, Tiny Targets: Global Campaign Takes Aim at Tobacco Giants for Advertising to Kids near Schools

Through crowdsourcing technology and social media, the campaign empowers citizens across the world to help document tobacco marketing that targets kids. With just a mobile phone, citizens in any country can take a photo of tobacco advertising near schools
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 10, 2018 18:35
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Children around the world are being exposed to cigarette advertising near their schools

Children in 21 countries are being exposed to promotions by large tobacco companies, with cigarettes and advertising appearing close to schools, according to a new report. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids found that in most of the 21 countries it inve
CNBC
added Mar 9, 2018 14:46
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New Bloomberg Initiative Will Expose How Tobacco Industry Targets Kids, Fights Life-Saving Solutions Across the Globe

By exposing the tobacco industry’s destructive actions and false solutions, the new STOP initiative will greatly advance these efforts to save lives. We applaud Mayor Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies for the unparalleled leadership they continue to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:33
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Philip Morris Hasn’t Changed – Company Aggressively Promotes Cigarettes Even as It Claims Focus on Less Harmful Products

executives spoke at a consumer analyst conference in February and touted plans to boost cigarette sales... Philip Morris should be judged by its actions, not its word. The company’s actions show that its talk of less risky products is a smokescreen to hid
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 5, 2018 21:08
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[New York] Groups, States Back NY In $247M UPS Cigarette Penalty Row ($$)

A host of states and anti-tobacco groups have thrown their support behind the state and city of New York’s bid Wednesday for the Second Circuit to affirm a $247 million penalty against United Parcel Service Inc. for helping to move untaxed cigarettes fro
Law360
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE CITY OF NEW YORK, Plaintiffs-Appellees/Cross-Appellants v UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC., Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee: BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CANCER... (PDF)

I. SMOKING DEVASTATES THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND BURDENS THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM...II. COLLECTING CIGARETTE TAXES IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY OF REDUCING SMOKING, ESPECIALLY AMONG YOUTH...III. THE DISTRICT COURT’S CIVIIL PENALTY AWARD AGAINST UPS IS CONSTITUTIONA
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:18
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