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FDA Action to Address “Epidemic” of Youth E-Cigarette Use Can Make Fundamental Difference, but Agency Follow-Up Is Key

will only have a major impact if the FDA quickly follows up and requires that flavored e-cigarettes that have not been reviewed by the agency be removed from the market because of their appeal to kids, forces changes in the marketing and sales practices o
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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MORAIN/GARSON: Ban tobacco sales until age 21. It's a bipartisan way to reduce addiction and death.

The Garson family and millions of others have lost their loved ones to lung cancer caused by tobacco. We can spare future families this pain. The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has an online resource that shows the location of cities and states with Toba
USA Today
added Sep 12, 2018 01:22
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[Massachusetts] AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS et. al. v. FDA: MEMORANDUM AND ORDER (PDF)

The court orders that, no later than September 26, 2018, the FDA shall provide to this court an expedited schedule for the completion of outstanding studies, the publication of the proposed graphic warnings rule for public comment, review of public com
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:05
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[Massachusetts] Federal Court Orders FDA to Quickly Implement Graphic Cigarette Warnings as Mandated by Law

a federal court today ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expeditiously issue a final rule requiring graphic health warnings on cigarette packs and advertising, as mandated by a 2009 federal law. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Indi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 5, 2018 20:58
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Uruguay Moves to Implement Presidential Decree on Plain Tobacco Packaging, Must Stand Strong Against Tobacco Industry Challenges

has issued regulations putting plain packaging into effect beginning February, 2019. This move makes Uruguay the first country in the Americas to implement plain packaging, and adds to global momentum for plain tobacco packaging, a proven public health me
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02
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New Investigation Exposes How Tobacco Companies Market Cigarettes on Social Media in the U.S. and Around the World

Tobacco companies are secretly advertising cigarettes on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter by paying social media influencers – popular young people with large online followings – to post images of cigarettes and smoking as part
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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Illinois Governor Vetoes Measure to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21, Forfeiting Opportunity to Save Lives, Help Kids

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto on Friday of legislation to raise Illinois’ tobacco sale age to 21 represents a terrible missed opportunity to protect young people from tobacco addiction and save lives. The main beneficiaries of his veto are tobacco companies th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 28, 2018 05:56
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CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, et. al., Petitioners v. PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. et. al., Respondents: REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATIVE AND ENFORCEMENT ACTION TO STOP DECEPTIVE ADVERTISING ONLINE (PDF)

flooding social media with cigarette images may be the single greatest threat to youth perception of tobacco use in the United States today. Evidence from more than 40 countries reveals how these companies deceptively use social media channels to promot
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 27, 2018 15:59
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FDA Takes Welcome Action Against Some Kid-Friendly E-Cigarettes, But Must Do More to Prevent Introduction of Such Products

We urge the FDA to take further action to protect kids by removing from the market kid-friendly e-cigarette products that have been illegally introduced in recent months without required agency review, curtailing marketing that makes these products appea
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 24, 2018 14:16
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Bangladesh Dramatically Reduces Tobacco Use — Government Must Continue Life-Saving Progress

Bangladesh has dramatically reduced tobacco use over the past nine years, according to a new survey released today by the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Bangladesh’s second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) found that tobacco use has d
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:26
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