News from campaign for tobacco-free kids A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages.

Latest

Jun 09, 2016, 13:34 ET Historic Decline in Youth Smoking Is Terrific News, but High Rate of E-Cigarette Use Must Be Addressed

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids The historic decline in youth cigarette smoking reported today by the...


May 23, 2016, 11:35 ET En pro de la salud mundial, el Tribunal de Reino Unido defiende ley de empaquetado genérico del tabaco

- En pro de la salud mundial, el Tribunal de Reino Unido defiende ley de empaquetado genérico del tabaco – estrategia innovadora que se...


May 20, 2016, 11:33 ET Sieg für weltweite Gesundheit - Oberstes Zivilgericht des Vereinigten Königreichs bestätigt Gesetz zu schlichten Verpackungen für Zigaretten und Tabak - Innovative Strategie aus Australien kommt auch nach Europa

WASHINGTON, 20. Mai 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Die folgende Erklärung stammt von Matthew L. Myers, Präsident der Campaign for...


May 19, 2016, 20:23 ET Importantes victoires pour la santé mondiale : la Haute Cour du Royaume-Uni confirme la loi sur l'emballage neutre, et la stratégie innovante se propage de l'Australie à l'Europe

Ce qui suit est une déclaration de Matthew L. Myers, président de la « Campaign for Tobacco-Free...


May 05, 2016, 11:07 ET Obama Administration Takes First Step to Protect Kids from E-Cigarettes, Cigars, But Must Do More to Stop Kid-Friendly Flavors in E-Cigarettes

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The Obama Administration today has taken a critical first step –...


Apr 22, 2016, 13:45 ET New Orleans Celebrates Successful Year of Smoke-Free Air

 Statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Today, New Orleans celebrates the first anniversary of its...


Apr 14, 2016, 13:56 ET New Survey Shows Record 3 Million Kids Used E-Cigarettes in 2015 - How Many More Reasons Does the White House Need to Act?

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The government's 2015 National Youth Tobacco Survey released today...


Apr 06, 2016, 17:31 ET If We Can Make It There, We'll Make It Anywhere, There's No More Chew, New York, New York

Yankee Stadium, old and new, has been home to many historic firsts – from Babe Ruth's record-breaking 60th home run to Don Larsen's World...


Apr 05, 2016, 13:14 ET Health Groups Laud Councilmember Alexander for Leading the Effort To Make Baseball Tobacco-Free in Nation's Capital

 With the Washington Nationals' baseball home opener just two days away, public health groups applauded Washington, D.C. Councilmember Yvette...


Mar 31, 2016, 13:50 ET 34 Health Groups Urge MLB Players to Set Right Example for Kids By Making Baseball Tobacco-Free, Once and for All

 With the start of the 2016 Major League Baseball season just three days away, 34 leading public health and medical groups today urged MLB and...


Mar 28, 2016, 10:37 ET It's About Kids: ESPN Highlights Need for MLB Players to Set Right Example (and Follow the Law) by Ridding Baseball of Smokeless Tobacco

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. The move to rid Major League Baseball of smokeless tobacco got a...


Mar 24, 2016, 15:30 ET CDC Report Shows Continued Effectiveness, Outstanding Results of Mass Media Ad Campaign - Program Needs Continued Support from Congress

 The following is a Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...


Mar 23, 2016, 17:16 ET FTC Reports Tobacco Marketing Steady, Exceeds $9 Billion - Efforts to Fight Tobacco Use Must Intensify

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The Federal Trade Commission's latest reports on...


Mar 22, 2016, 16:27 ET New York, New York, It's a Helluva (Tobacco-free) Town

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: With the start of the 2016 Major League Baseball...


Mar 16, 2016, 13:25 ET Chicago Takes Bold Action To Reduce Tobacco Use: Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Makes Baseball Tobacco-Free

 The Chicago City Council today has taken bold action to protect young people from tobacco addiction and save lives by approving multiple...


Mar 16, 2016, 09:53 ET Kids Across America 'Kick Butts' Today, Boosting Efforts to Make the Next Generation Tobacco-Free

 Thousands of youth nationwide are taking a stand against tobacco today for the 21st annual Kick Butts Day, sponsored by the Campaign for...


Mar 11, 2016, 14:00 ET Hawaii Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 16

 Kids in Hawaii will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 16 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000...


Mar 11, 2016, 13:00 ET Alaska Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 16

 Kids in Alaska will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 16 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000...


Mar 11, 2016, 12:00 ET Nevada Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 16

Kids in Nevada will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 16 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000...


Mar 11, 2016, 12:00 ET California Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 16

 Kids in California will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 16 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for Kick Butts Day. More than...


Mar 11, 2016, 12:00 ET Washington Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 16

 Kids in Washington will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 16 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for Kick Butts Day. More than...


Mar 11, 2016, 12:00 ET Oregon Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 16

Kids in Oregon will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 16 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000...


Mar 11, 2016, 11:39 ET Chicago Steps Up to the Plate in Tobacco-Free Baseball Campaign

 Once again Chicago is playing a leading role in protecting kids from tobacco use by becoming the first Midwest city to move to take tobacco...


Mar 11, 2016, 11:00 ET Montana Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 16

 Kids in Montana will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 16 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000...


Mar 11, 2016, 11:00 ET Arizona Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 16

Kids in Arizona will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 16 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for Kick Butts Day. More than 1,000...