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President’s Plan to Increase Tobacco Tax Will Prevent Kids from Smoking and Save Lives

It is great news for our nation's health, and especially for the health of our children, that President Obama plans to propose an increase in the federal tobacco tax to pay for early childhood education initiatives. The New York Times reported today that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:34
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A Look at 2013 Tobacco-Related Legislation

Cigarette and Tobacco Product Tax Increase Bills: Twenty-one states have introduced bills to either raise or reduce the state cigarette tax and/or the tobacco product excise tax. The table below indicates with an “x” those states that have introduced a
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:06
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Alarm over Cameroon child smokers

Forty-four per cent of pupils in Cameroonian schools have already had their first contact with tobacco and the gory statistic could get worse, an anti-tobacco organisation has warned. The Cameroon Coalition Against Tobacco further states that 15 per cen
Africa Review (ke)
added Feb 14, 2013 16:49
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Where There's Smoke There's Worse Asthma

The researchers used data from 2,250 kids and teens, aged 4 to 19, who had asthma during the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys in 1988-1994, 1999-2004 and 2005-2010. The researchers measured the levels of cotinine - the chemical that nic
DailyRx
added Feb 11, 2013 20:12
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Money at the Root of Nation's Tobacco Problem

annual "State of Tobacco Control" report reveals a tragic money trail leading to tobacco-caused death and disease that shows federal and state governments are largely failing to combat tobacco industry tactics, while diverting or misusing life-saving tob
American Lung Association
added Jan 16, 2013 07:22
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FDA allocates $188m in anti-tobacco work to firms ($$)

PR Week US
added Dec 3, 2012 09:36
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Current Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Women of Reproductive Age — 14 Countries, 2008–2010

To examine current tobacco use and SHS exposure in women aged 15–49 years, data were analyzed from the 2008–2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) from 14 low- and middle-income countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Philippines, Pol
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:58
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[Colorado] A license to smoke? Council to consider licensing e-cigarette vendors, hookah lounges

City Council next month will consider requiring licensing all businesses that sell non-cigarette tobacco products such as e-cigarettes. The new ordinance, if passed, also would apply to hookah lounges.
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Oct 21, 2012 14:37
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[Canada] Day 64: Marketing and Controversy

witness was Peter J. Hoult, who is both a former president of RJR-Macdonald (now JTI-Macdonald) and a former senior marketing executive with other branches of the now-reformulated Reynolds tobacco empire. His testimony was a whirl-wind tour of major theme
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 2, 2012 12:13
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[Indiana] FELDMAN: Encouraging new, 'fun' ways to smoke

Currently, legislation has been introduced in Congress that would diminish the FDA's authority over some of these alternative tobacco products. If enacted, this legislation would only serve to facilitate the tobacco industry's efforts to maintain adult n
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Sep 22, 2012 07:01
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