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California targets candy-flavored tobacco as teen ‘gateway’ to cigarette smoking

More teens are turning to fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco, raising concerns that sweetened e-cigarettes and cigarillos are a gateway to nicotine addiction. A California anti-tobacco campaign targeting teens has ramped up in high schools and at a recent
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 28, 2017 02:30
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[Connecticut] ‘Kick Butts Day’ urges tobacco legislation

For ‘Kick Butts Day’ on Wednesday, some of Connecticut’s most prominent public health advocates called on state lawmakers to pass legislation that will help young people from ever getting addicted. On Kick Butts Day, kids encourage their peers to be toba
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 17, 2017 21:03
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[California] ‘Kick Butts Day’ lights up on new trends in smoking industry

The oversized cigarettes were part of City College’s first annual “Kick Butts Day,” which aims to spread awareness and information about tobacco and related products. The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program and Wellness Connection placed the giant butts t
The Channels Online (Santa Barbara City College)
added Mar 17, 2017 16:15
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[Michigan] “Kick Butts Day” focuses on tobacco industry

Today is “National Kick Butts Day”. Besides having a colorful name the day is dedicated to encouraging activism against the tobacco industry and nicotine addiction in the United States.
WLNS 6 News (Lansing, MI)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:36
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[Georgia] Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany hosts Kick Butts Day anti-tobacco rally

Janice Hayes, a member of the Greater Atlanta Voice Masters laryngectomy group, made the first attempt to bring that message home on Monday when she spoke of her smoking-related cancer experience that led to her receiving a laryngectomy, and the conseque
Albany (GA) Herald
added Mar 14, 2017 19:09
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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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[New York] Teens warn against tobacco usage through paintings

Students from Elmira, Notre Dame and Watkins Glen high schools, as part of the Reality Check of Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties, painted storefront windows on the Williams Capital Corporation building Water Street in Elmira. Kelly Gampel / Staff V
Elmira (NY) Star-Gazette
added Mar 11, 2017 23:58
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Potsdam girl wins Kick Butts Day Art Contest with 'The Smoking Gun' artwork

First place was award to Emily Theobald of Potsdam. Her artwork, entitled “The Smoking Gun” depicts the deadly effects of secondhand smoke, particularly on infants and children. “We would like to commend her on her artistry and emphasis on such an import
North Country (NY) This Week
added Apr 18, 2016 14:33
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[Missouri] Team attends rally at the Capitol

The Tobacco Free Missouri Youth team from Farmington High School traveled to Jefferson City on March 16 to join nearly 150 Missouri youth from across the state for the Clear MO Air Rally at the Capitol on Kick Butts Day.
Park Hills (MO) Daily Journal
added Mar 25, 2016 13:10
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[Minnesota] Lincoln Park kicks butts

A "Kick Butts" (as in cigarette butts) Day celebration, hosted by the Lincoln Park Children and Families Collaborative and Fond du Lac Community Health Services focused on educating the public on the dangers of commercial tobacco.
Duluth (MN) Budgeteer
added Mar 18, 2016 22:50
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