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[Asia] India Acts to Save Lives by Taxing Cigarettes, Bidis at Highest Rate

The GST negotiations in India featured intensive lobbying by every sector of the tobacco industry, including major cigarette companies, bidi “barons” and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. By subjecting tobacco to the highest GST rate, the government of In
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:41
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Oklahoma Cigarette Price Increase is a Big Win for Kids and Health

The $1.50-per-pack increase in the price of cigarettes that Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law today is truly a win-win-win solution for Oklahoma. It’s a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save lives, a financial win that will help raise revenue an
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:32
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World No Tobacco Day Highlights Health and Economic Benefits of Reducing Tobacco Use

Globally, tobacco companies remain the greatest obstacle to ending the tobacco epidemic once and for all. From threatening governments to suing countries, the tobacco industry leaves no stone unturned in efforts to delay, stop and weaken the proven polici
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 31, 2017 17:31
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President’s Budget Devastates Nation’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives

This budget would eliminate the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, which helps lead the nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use, and dedicates no funds specifically for tobacco control. While the budget provides funding for a block grant to states for chr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Congratulates New Director-General of the World Health Organization

As a partner in the Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids looks forward to working with Dr. Tedros and the WHO to implement proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, as called for by the WHO Framework Convention on
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 01:51
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[Florida] Lincoln Park senior honored for fight against tobacco

NICOLAS SUAREZ, A SENIOR AT LINCOLN PARK ACADEMY, WAS NAMED THE SOUTH REGION YOUTH ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR... HE IS A MEMBER OF THE STATEWIDE YOUTH ADVOCACY BOARD, WHICH WORKS WITH THE TOBACCO FREE FLORIDA PROGRAM TO SET THE DIRECTION AND GOALS OF SWAT AND T
TCPalm.com
added May 24, 2017 01:27
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LETTER from 51 Health Groups to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price (PDF)

As to e-cigarettes and related products, the record cited by the FDA in the May 2016 final rule, and the record cited by the government in the DOJ brief in support of its summary judgment motion in the Nicopure Labs case, make a compelling case for regu
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2017 17:24
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51 Health Groups Urge Administration to Defend and Enforce FDA Rule for E-Cigarettes, Cigars

In a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price (PDF), the groups expressed concern that the administration is taking steps to reconsider the rule, putting kids and public health at risk. Twice in recent months, on March 1 and May 1, 2
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2017 17:19
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E-Cig Summit: Does FDA Regulation Go Too Far? Maybe, but efforts to roll back regulation are misguided, activists say

Speaking at the first-ever U.S. E-Cigarette Summit, held May 8, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids president Matthew L. Myers said that the goal of regulation should be to minimize the risk to non-smoking children and teens while maximizing the potential of
MedPage Today
added May 16, 2017 13:59
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[Asia, India] Bengaluru doctor gets global honour for anti-tobacco drive

City-based oncologist Dr U S Vishal Rao has been honoured with the '2017 Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence' for his contribution towards the fight against use of tobacco in Karnataka. Dr Rao is the Chief of Head and Neck
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added May 14, 2017 21:01
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