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Aug 18, 2017, 15:38 ET La Campaña para Niños Libres de Tabaco urge a las autoridades de EE. UU. a investigar a British American Tobacco por las denuncias de sobornos y corrupción generalizada en África

Tras las nuevas denuncias acerca de la conducta de British American Tobacco (BAT) en África –publicadas en el día de hoy por The Guardian– la...


Aug 18, 2017, 14:54 ET A Campanha para Crianças Livres do Tabaco exige que as autoridades dos EUA investiguem a British American Tobacco pelas alegações de subornos e corrupção generalizados na África

Após as alegações sobre a conduta da British American Tobacco (BAT) na África – publicadas hoje pelo jornal The Guardian – a Campanha para Crianças...


Aug 18, 2017, 11:45 ET The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Urges U.S. Authorities to Investigate British American Tobacco for Allegations of Widespread Bribery and Corruption in Africa

Following new allegations about the conduct of British American Tobacco (BAT) in Africa –published today by The Guardian – the Campaign for...


Aug 09, 2017, 16:19 ET New York City Passes Sweeping Package of Bills to Further Reduce Tobacco Use

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Today New York City has again taken bold action to further reduce tobacco...


Aug 09, 2017, 15:21 ET Oregon Becomes Fifth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Oregon today became the fifth state to prohibit the sale of tobacco...


Aug 02, 2017, 19:19 ET Maine Becomes Fourth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Maine today became the fourth state to prohibit the sale of tobacco...


Jul 28, 2017, 12:40 ET New FDA Agenda on Tobacco Has Great Potential to Save Lives, But Devil Is In the Details

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The sweeping tobacco regulatory agenda proposed today...


Jul 24, 2017, 15:27 ET Leading Health Organizations Seek to Intervene in Defense of FDA Rule on E-Cigarettes, Cigars

Six leading public health organizations today asked federal courts to allow them to intervene in two lawsuits brought by the electronic cigarette...


Jul 21, 2017, 17:54 ET New Jersey Raises Tobacco Age to 21 - It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives

With Gov. Chris Christie signing the bill into law today, New Jersey has joined the growing list of states and communities prohibiting the sale of...


Jul 07, 2017, 14:25 ET Oregon Will Be Third State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids The Oregon Legislature has taken bold action to protect kids from tobacco...


May 11, 2017, 17:30 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Tyra Nicolay of Shiprock, N.M., As West Region Youth Advocate of the Year

Tyra Nicolay, 17, of Shiprock, N.M., has been named the West Region Youth Advocate of the Year for the second consecutive year by the Campaign for...


May 11, 2017, 17:15 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Noble SWAT of Noble, Okla., As Group Youth Advocates of the Year

Members of Noble SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco) from Noble, Okla., have been named Group Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for...


May 11, 2017, 16:55 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Nicolas Suarez of Port St. Lucie, Fla., As South Region Youth Advocate of the Year

Nicolas Suarez, 17, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., has been named the South Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for...


May 11, 2017, 16:35 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Hannah Martuscello of Dover, N.H., As East Region Youth Advocate of the Year

Hannah Martuscello, 16, of Dover, N.H., has been named the East Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her...


May 11, 2017, 16:20 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Carlos Vela of Ingleside, Texas, As National Youth Advocate of the Year

Carlos Vela, 18, of Ingleside, Texas, has been named the National Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his...


May 11, 2017, 16:04 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Adileen Sii of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., As Central Region Youth Advocate of the Year

Adileen Sii, 18, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., has been named the Central Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for...


May 05, 2017, 04:47 ET Australia wygrywa ważną sprawę dotyczącą opakowań tytoniu - odważna strategia rozprzestrzenia się poza granicami kraju

Poniżej znajduje się oświadczenie Matthew L. Myersa, prezesa Kampanii na rzecz Dzieci Wolnych od Tytoniu (Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids): Jak...


May 05, 2017, 02:56 ET Австралия сообщила о победе в значимом торговом иске по вопрсу немаркированной упаковки табачных изделий - смелая стратегия получает активное распространение во всём мире

Ниже представлено заявление Мэтью Л. Майерса (Matthew L. Myers), президента Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Как сообщают СМИ, Всемирная...


May 05, 2017, 02:40 ET Austrália oznamuje, že vyhrala historický spor o štandardizované obaly tabakových výrobkov - odvážna stratégia sa šíri po svete

Matthew L. Myers, prezident Kampane za deti bez tabaku vydal toto vyhlásenie: Podľa správ z médií Svetová obchodná organizácia (WTO) rozhodla,...


May 05, 2017, 02:34 ET Austrálie údajně vyhrála průlomový obchodní spor o jednotné balení tabákových výrobků - smělá strategie se rozšiřuje po celém světě

Níže je uvedeno prohlášení Matthewa L. Myerse, prezidenta organizace Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Světová obchodní organizace (WTO) dle...


May 04, 2017, 23:51 ET Se reporta que Australia ganó un histórico caso comercial con respecto al empaquetado genérico del tabaco - la audaz estrategia se está propagando por todo el mundo

El texto a continuación es una declaración de Matthew L. Myers, presidente de Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Según reportes de los medios, la...


Mar 30, 2017, 13:20 ET On Opening Day, Nearly Half of Major League Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free - MLB Cities Need to Finish the Job for Our Kids

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: When the 2017 Major League Baseball season opens in...


Mar 27, 2017, 12:49 ET Health Groups: Justice Department Should Recuse Lawyers Who Represented Tobacco Companies from Tobacco-Related Cases

Four leading public health groups today urged the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to recuse any lawyers who previously represented...


Mar 15, 2017, 09:30 ET Booming Market of Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes and Cigars Threatens to Hook a New Generation of Kids, New Report Warns

As fewer kids smoke traditional cigarettes, tobacco companies are enticing them with a booming market of sweet-flavored tobacco products,...


Mar 10, 2017, 13:00 ET Alaska Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 15

Kids in Alaska will unite against tobacco use on March 15 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000...