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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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Michigan Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 15

Kids in Michigan will unite against tobacco use on March 15 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States and around the world for this annual day of youth activism, s
PR Newswire
added Mar 10, 2017 23:38
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Memorandum of Agreement Between The United States Food and Drug Administration's (FDA} Center for Tobacco Products {CTP} and RAI Services Company (RAIS}/Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc. {Santa Fe}, (PDF)

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:29
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FDA/Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Agreement Fails to Protect the Public from Misleading Claims and Imagery on Natural American Spirit Cigarettes

, it would be permitted to continue to use “Natural” as part of its brand name. It also includes a path to use the statement “Tobacco Ingredients: Tobacco and Water,” which would continue the deception that because of the lack of additives, these products
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:14
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New Study Finds Smoking Rate Twice as High for Adults in Federally Assisted Housing, Highlighting Importance of Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule

These findings underscore the importance of HUD’s new rule to make public housing properties entirely smoke-free. This rule is necessary both to protect the two-thirds of public housing residents who do not smoke from harmful secondhand smoke and to enco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:27
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[New Jersey] Trenton Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

With today’s vote, Trenton becomes the 22nd municipality in New Jersey to raise the tobacco age to 21. The action comes one year after Gov. Chris Christie failed to show leadership on this issue by vetoing legislation to raise the tobacco age to 21 statew
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:50
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