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Mar 30, 2015, 12:25 ET
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FTC Reports Tobacco Marketing Increased to $9.6 Billion in 2012 - Efforts to Fight Tobacco Use Must Also Intensify

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: In troubling news for our nation's kids and health,...

Mar 26, 2015, 09:02 ET
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CDC Shows Sustained Commitment to Fighting Tobacco with New Anti-Smoking Ads - Cost-Effective Campaign Helps Smokers Quit

 The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: It is welcome news for the nation's...

Mar 24, 2015, 13:04 ET
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New Louisiana Report Finds Significant Benefits to Tobacco Tax Increase - Legislators Should Act Now to Reduce Smoking, Saves Lives, Raise Millions

The following is a statement of Claudia Rodas, Southern Region Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The new study issued today by the...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:29 ET
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Alabama Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

 Kids in Alabama will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day....

Mar 13, 2015, 12:27 ET
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Delaware Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

Kids in Delaware will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day....

Mar 13, 2015, 12:25 ET
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Georgia Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

 Kids in Georgia will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day....

Mar 13, 2015, 12:25 ET
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Arizona Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

Kids in Arizona will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day. More...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:25 ET
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Arkansas Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives Kids in Arkansas will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:25 ET
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Alaska Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

Kids in Alaska will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day. More...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:22 ET
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Connecticut Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives Kids in Connecticut will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:20 ET
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California Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

 Kids in California will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:20 ET
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Colorado Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives Kids in Colorado will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:20 ET
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Washington, DC Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

Kids in Washington, DC, will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:19 ET
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Louisiana Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

Kids in Louisiana will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 and the days before and after as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:16 ET
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Kentucky Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

Kids in Kentucky will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day....

Mar 13, 2015, 12:15 ET
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Idaho Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives Kids in Idaho will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 and in the days after as...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:15 ET
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Indiana Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

Kids in Indiana will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day. More...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:15 ET
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Florida Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

Kids in Florida will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day. More...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:10 ET
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Maine Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives  Kids in Maine will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join...

Mar 13, 2015, 12:10 ET
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Iowa Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

Kids in Iowa will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day. More...