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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Spend Nearly $100 Million to Mislead Voters And Oppose State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

The huge sums they are spending against these initiatives represent an investment to preserve the pipeline of kids the industry needs to survive. In California, tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, have now
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 20:07
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[District of Columbia] D.C. City Council Raises Tobacco Sale Age to 21, Makes Baseball Tobacco-Free in Nation’s Capital

giving final approval to measures that increase the age of sale for tobacco products to 21, prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco at Nationals Park and other sports venues, and prohibit electronic cigarette use in public and work places. These actions wil
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:59
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CDC Survey Shows Large Majority of Adult E-Cigarette Users in U.S. also Smoke Cigarettes

59 percent of adult electronic cigarette users in the United States were also current cigarette smokers, while 30 percent were former smokers and 11 percent have never been smokers... The evidence to date is limited and inconclusive as to whether e-cigare
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 27, 2016 21:54
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Florida Lawmaker Offers Measure to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

St. Pete City Council Vice Chair Darden Rice (District 4) today announced plans to introduce an ordinance to eliminate the use of smokeless tobacco products at all sports venues in St. Petersburg (including The Trop), both to set the right example for Ame
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 19, 2016 21:00
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[District of Columbia] City Council Approves Tobacco-Free Baseball in Nation's Capital

The D.C. City Council today approved an ordinance ending the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless tobacco like chew, dip and snuff – at all organized sporting events within the city, including at Nationals Park.
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added Oct 11, 2016 21:28
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[Colorado] LETTER: Supporting Amendment 72 means rejecting Big Tobacco

Big Tobacco opposes tobacco tax increases, arguing they are ineffective. Contrarily, the companies’ documents, disclosed in tobacco lawsuits, show their deceit. Raising cigarette prices is arguably the most effective way to prevent and reduce smoking, es
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 9, 2016 14:39
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Don't look to Big Tobacco for tobacco truths

Big Tobacco opposes tobacco tax increases, arguing the increases do not reduce smoking. Contrarily, the industry's own internal documents, disclosed in tobacco lawsuits, show its deceit. Raising cigarette prices is one of the most effective ways to preve
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Oct 9, 2016 14:32
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Tobacco-Free Baseball Cities Go 5-for-5 in Making Post Season

Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco — the five Major League Baseball cities that have eliminated smokeless tobacco completely in their ballparks — all qualified for the 2016 post season, which got underway this week. Of the other 23 c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:34
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Walgreens must allow shareholders to vote on ending tobacco sales

Walgreens' shareholders...filed a resolution to address the matter by a vote at the company's next shareholders meeting in January 2017. But Walgreens executives are blocking the vote and trying to shut down the discussion. How can a pharmacy chain
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:18
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International Issues: Warning Labels

"Health warnings on tobacco product packaging are critical to any effective tobacco control strategy. They increase public awareness of the serious health risks of tobacco use and help to ensure that the packaging tells the truth about the deadly product
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Oct 4, 2016 16:20
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