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Oklahoma Cigarette Tax Increase Is a Big Win for Kids and Health

It is terrific news for Oklahoma’s kids and health that the Legislature has approved – and Gov. Mary Fallin has signed into law – a $1 per pack increase in the state cigarette tax. The cigarette tax increase is a win-win-win solution for Oklahoma – a hea
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2018 15:52
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Health Groups v. FDA and DHHS: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF) (70pp)

FDA’s categorical exemption of newly deemed tobacco products from statutorily mandated premarket review for multiple years deprives the Public Health Organization Plaintiffs of access to vital information they rely on (and would rely on) to educate the pu
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2018 05:38
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Health Groups File Suit to Expedite FDA Review of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The need for the FDA to review e-cigarettes now on the market has been underscored by the recent surge in popularity of JUUL, which has become the best-selling e-cigarette brand and is reported to be widely used by teens. JUUL e-cigarettes look like USB
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2018 04:45
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Congressional Spending Deal Protects Kids and Boosts Tobacco Prevention Efforts

The omnibus appropriations bill now before Congress puts the health of America’s kids ahead of the special interests of the tobacco industry. The bill leaves out provisions pushed by tobacco companies that would have greatly weakened U.S. Food and Drug A
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:38
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FDA Should Continue to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health and Prevent Youth Use

There is no public health justification for exempting any tobacco product from FDA oversight. Instead, the FDA should move forward with several critical actions to accelerate progress in reducing tobacco use. These include reducing nicotine levels in cig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:37
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THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE CITY OF NEW YORK, Plaintiffs-Appellees/Cross-Appellants v UNITED PARCEL SERVICE, INC., Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee: BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY CANCER... (PDF)

I. SMOKING DEVASTATES THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND BURDENS THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM...II. COLLECTING CIGARETTE TAXES IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY OF REDUCING SMOKING, ESPECIALLY AMONG YOUTH...III. THE DISTRICT COURT’S CIVIIL PENALTY AWARD AGAINST UPS IS CONSTITUTIONA
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:18
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FDA Should Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products, Including Menthol Cigarettes – Evidence Is Clear that Flavored Products Lure Kids

The FDA also has more than enough evidence to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes. As today’s filing noted, youth and young adult smokers are much more likely to smoke menthol than non-menthol cigarettes, as compared to older adult smokers. A comprehensiv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 20, 2018 17:34
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Tobacco-Free Kids Training Program Reaches Over 1 Million Youth in First Year

Taking Down Tobacco, a comprehensive youth advocacy training program created by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in partnership with the CVS Health Foundation, has reached over 1 million youth nationwide. In its first year, Taking Down Tobacco has been
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:12
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Oregon Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in Oregon will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000 events are planned across the United States for this annual day of youth activism, sponsored by the Campaig
PR Newswire
added Mar 16, 2018 17:57
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FDA Plan to Reduce Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Would Save Millions of Lives – Agency Must Quickly Implement It

Given these enormous public health benefits and the millions of lives that would be saved, it is critical that the FDA move as quickly as possible to turn this plan into reality. There is no other single action our country can take that would prevent mor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:08
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