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MYERS: Congress, don't help Big Tobacco peddle candy-flavored wares to kids

H.R. 1136 protects the ability of tobacco companies to market candy-flavored e-cigarettes and cigars that have fueled the popularity of these products among kids. It does not inhibit the introduction of products that will actually help smokers reduce thei
The Hill
added Mar 27, 2017 19:32
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LETTER TO AG JEFF SESSIONS RE: RECUSAL OF TOBACCO LAWYERS (PDF)

ethical standards would be compromised if any former partner of Jones Day, which has worked tirelessly on behalf of the tobacco industry, participates in the Justice Department’s defense of tobacco regulations or other actions by FDA affecting the ind
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:15
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Health Groups: Justice Department Should Recuse Lawyers Who Represented Tobacco Companies from Tobacco-Related Cases

concerns about Noel Francisco, the nominee for Solicitor General, and Chad Readler, currently Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division, both of whom represented R.J. Reynolds...while they were partners at the law firm Jones Day.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:09
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SIEGEL: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Admits that Its Secret Campaign Promoted Youth Cigarette Addiction

Now - after the fact - the Campaign appears to be giving lip-service to the idea of extending the cigarette flavor ban to menthol. However, most of its attention is focused on banning flavored e-cigarettes - which are not addicted any nonsmoking youth- n
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:27
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines’ Dramatic Drop in Tobacco Use Shows Tobacco Control Efforts Are Working and Must Remain a Priority

In addition to advancing a national smoke-free policy, the Philippines must continue to implement other evidence-based measures to reduce tobacco use. This includes enacting further increases in tobacco taxes, the single most effective way to reduce toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 20, 2017 16:33
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Candy-flavored e-cigs hook a new generation of kids

Instead of weakening the FDA’s authority, today’s report calls on the FDA to prohibit all flavored tobacco products, finding that “there is more than sufficient scientific evidence to support such a prohibition.” While the U.S. has made tremendous progr
XETV-TV FOX 6 (San Diego, CA)
added Mar 15, 2017 17:11
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THE FLAVOR TRAP How Tobacco Companies Are Luring Kids with Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes and Cigars (PDF)

This report documents the widespread availability of these flavored other tobacco products and the scientific evidence demonstrating that flavors play a critical role in the popularity of these products among youth. These flavored products are undermin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:20
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Booming Market of Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes and Cigars Threatens to Hook a New Generation of Kids, New Report Warns

“Tobacco products simply shouldn’t be sold in flavors that appeal to kids, let alone in thousands of flavors that make them seem fun and harmless,” said Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. “When you see a gummy bear e-cigar
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:13
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CVS Health Takes Next Step in Five-Year Commitment to Deliver the First Tobacco-Free Generation

announced it will fund $10 million in new and expanded partnerships and programs to launch the second year of Be The First, the company's five year, $50 million commitment to help deliver the nation's first tobacco-free generation. The partnerships and pr
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Mar 14, 2017 01:33
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Tennessee Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 15

On Kick Butts Day, kids encourage their peers to be tobacco-free, reject tobacco companies' devious marketing and urge elected officials to help make the next generation tobacco-free. This year, Kick Butts Day is focusing attention on how tobacco compan
PR Newswire
added Mar 10, 2017 23:40
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