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WHO Report Shows Global Progress in Fighting Tobacco Use, but Countries Must Do More to Save Lives

there is still much more work to do to stand up to the tobacco industry and stop tobacco from killing one billion people worldwide this century. The good news in the report is that there has been a big increase in the number of countries implementing the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:39
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House Appropriations Committee Cuts Funding for CDC’s Life-Saving Tobacco Control Programs

the committee approved a bill that cuts funding for the CDC’s tobacco control programs by nearly a quarter, threatening the continued success of the CDC’s highly effective initiatives to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit. Last week, the Appr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:37
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SIEGEL: IN MY VIEW: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is Deliberately Lying to the Public

The truth is that the Bishop-Cole bill would not exempt e-cigarettes from FDA review of their public health impact. All it does is to prevent the FDA from requiring expensive and burdensome pre-market applications in order for e-cigarettes to remain on t
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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Reuters Exposes Massive Philip Morris Scheme to Fight Global Tobacco Control Efforts – Shows Company’s Claimed Commitment to a “Smoke-Free Future” is a Sham

These reports should spur governments around the world to stand up to the tobacco industry and redouble their efforts to fully implement the proven strategies that reduce tobacco use and save lives. Tobacco use already claims seven million lives worldwide
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2017 22:00
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House Appropriations Bill Helps Tobacco Companies Target Kids with Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes and Cigars

These special-interest provisions would greatly weaken [FDA] oversight of e-cigarettes and cigars now on the market and completely exempt some cigars from FDA oversight. These provisions would make it much harder for the FDA to protect kids from the huge
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 13, 2017 00:44
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ARCHIVE: Statement: Recent Appointment of Billie Jean King to the Philip Morris Companies, Inc. Board of Directors

the world’s largest seller of tobacco products to women and children...six years after the introduction of Virginia Slims and other women-oriented brands, the rate of smoking initiation of 12-year-old girls had increased by 110 percent.
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added Jul 11, 2017 18:20
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Oregon Will Be Third State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

The Oregon vote provides a big boost for the growing, nationwide movement to increase the tobacco age to 21 to prevent kids from using tobacco, save lives and make the next generation tobacco-free. Tobacco 21 laws have also been enacted by at least 250 ci
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:08
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[New Jersey] Gov. Christie Should Sign Tobacco Prevention Measures That Will Protect Kids and Save Lives

The Legislature has passed two bills that will help New Jersey combat tobacco use. One bill would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21; the second measure provides $7 million to the state’s tobacco prevention and cessation p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:17
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Senate Health Care Bill Harms Efforts to Reduce Smoking and Prevent Deadly, Costly Diseases

The Senate health care bill released today would set back efforts to reduce tobacco use and undermine initiatives to prevent cancer and other deadly diseases that impose massive costs on our health care system. It would especially harm our nation’s poores
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 22, 2017 21:25
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[California] San Francisco Board Votes to End Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products, Including Menthol Cigarettes

Flavors play an important role in youth initiation and continued use of tobacco products. A government study published in JAMA found that that 81 percent of kids who have ever tried tobacco started with a flavored product and 80 percent of current youth
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added Jun 21, 2017 17:53
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