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Brazil’s Highest Court Upholds Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

While the tobacco industry’s lawsuit was pending, Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco flooded the Brazilian market with flavored cigarettes...80 percent of tobacco retailers near schools in Rio de Janeiro sold flavored cigarettes with
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2018 16:54
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Public Health Groups and Leaders Worldwide Urge Rejection Of Philip Morris International’s New Foundation

The World Health Organization and other public health organizations and leaders around the world have publicly spoken out against Philip Morris International and its new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, which the tobacco giant claims will support “indep
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05
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FDA Scientific Committee Finds Philip Morris’ Evidence Was Inadequate to Show Its IQOS Product Would Reduce Risk of Disease

scientific evidence Philip Morris International provided contains serious gaps and was insufficient to support its claims that its IQOS heated tobacco product reduces the risks of tobacco-related disease or that it is likely to lead adult smokers to switc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:12
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CDC Reports Nearly 38 Million U.S. Adults Still Smoke – Bold Action Needed to Accelerate Progress and Address Smoking Disparities

This report shows why the fight against tobacco – the nation’s No. 1 cause of preventable death – must remain a national priority and why proven strategies to reduce tobacco use must be fully implemented to reach all Americans, particularly vulnerable gro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:09
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San Antonio Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21 – City Is First in Texas to Pass Tobacco 21

The San Antonio vote adds momentum to the growing movement across the nation to raise the tobacco age to 21. To date, five states – California, New Jersey, Oregon, Hawaii and Maine – have raised the tobacco age to 21, along with at least 285 localities,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:03
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CDC Report Finds 3 in 10 Veterans Use Tobacco, Showing Need to Do More to Help Them Quit

This report underscores the need to do more to help both veterans and active duty military personnel quit smoking and other tobacco use in order to protect their health, improve military readiness and reduce related health care expenses, which cost the Ve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:02
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Tobacco Prevention Campaigns Come Up Short In Texas

Texas spends over seven-billion-dollars more on healthcare-related costs, than it generates in tobacco-related taxes, and money it gets from the 1998 “Big Tobacco” settlement. Another thing is is that Texas spends just four-and-one-half million on tobacco
Red River Radio Network
added Jan 11, 2018 02:07
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MYERS/KOVAL: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. But It’s Just Blowing Smoke.

In the same breath that it talks of a smoke-free future, PMI brags that Marlboro is “the number one global cigarette brand.” Across the globe, Philip Morris promotes its cigarettes in ways that appeal to kids, introducing flavored cigarettes, conducting a
Fortune Magazine
added Jan 6, 2018 20:42
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FDA's Tobacco Policy Pivot, Five Months Later

"The public hasn't seen them, so it is impossible to know how effectively they will move the ball forward," Myers said. "Whether Dr. Gottlieb's July announcement turns into a significant and meaningful step forward depends on what happens in 2018 -- not
MedPage Today
added Jan 3, 2018 14:54
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Oklahoma ranks high on efforts to fight tobacco

Oklahoma is spending more to combat tobacco use than most states — but it still isn't close to what experts think is needed. Oklahoma ranks seventh on spending to curb tobacco use, with $19 million going to anti-smoking programs in the current fiscal yea
The Oklahoman
added Jan 3, 2018 14:41
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