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Jan 22, 2015, 14:09 ET
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New Orleans City Council Delivers Historic Victory for Smoke-Free Air

The following is a Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The New Orleans City Council today delivered a...

Jan 21, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Bob Barker Joins Cruelty Free International in Urging the United States to end Cosmetics Testing on Animals

American television icon Bob Barker, best known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, has teamed up with Cruelty Free...

Jan 20, 2015, 17:55 ET
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Jan 16, 2015, 07:07 ET

Teen Musicians Win GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens Make Music Contest and a 57th Annual GRAMMY® Experience

 Teen music artist Victoria Marchlewski has been selected as the winner of the fifth annual GRAMMY Foundation® and MusiCares® Teens...

Jan 15, 2015, 14:30 ET

TOMORROW: Free File Alliance & IRS to Launch "Free File" for 2015, Offering Free Online Tax Software to 70% of American Taxpayers

Starting tomorrow (Jan. 16), free federal tax preparation and e-filing software will be available to all Americans with a 2015 adjusted gross...

Jan 13, 2015, 11:56 ET
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Poisoning Calls About E-Cigarettes and Liquid Nicotine More Than Doubled in 2014 - FDA Must Act to Protect Kids

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Poisoning incidents involving electronic cigarettes...

Jan 09, 2015, 09:00 ET

Free For All Marketing Welcomes Christine Ross, Formerly of Spider Marketing

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Free For All Marketing is pleased to announce Christine Ross has joined Free For All Marketing as a Senior...

Dec 19, 2014, 17:25 ET

Duff & Phelps Closed-End Funds Announce Dividends

The Board of Directors of Duff & Phelps Global Utility Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: DPG), Duff & Phelps Utility and Corporate Bond Trust Inc....

Dec 16, 2014, 11:36 ET

Use of Prescription Drugs and Alcohol Declines Among U.S. Teens

 The University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future Study (MTF), an annual survey tracking teen drug abuse among 8th-, 10th,- and 12th-...

Dec 16, 2014, 09:05 ET
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New National Survey: More U.S. Teens Used E-Cigarettes than Traditional Cigarettes in 2014

 The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: A respected national survey of teen substance...

Dec 15, 2014, 13:21 ET
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New Report: Smokeless Tobacco Use is an Overlooked Global Scourge with a Huge Public Health Toll

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Smokeless tobacco use is an overlooked public health...

Dec 11, 2014, 13:00 ET
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National Report: Alaska Ranks 2nd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

 Alaska ranks 2nd in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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National Report: Hawaii Ranks 5th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

 Hawaii ranks 5th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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National Report: Nevada Ranks 42nd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Nevada ranks 42nd in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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National Report: Oregon Ranks 19th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Oregon ranks 19th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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National Report: California Ranks 26th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

California ranks 26th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:00 ET
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National Report: Washington Ranks 44th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Washington ranks 44th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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National Report: Arizona Ranks 17th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Arizona ranks 17th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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National Report: Wyoming Ranks 6th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Wyoming ranks 6th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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National Report: New Mexico Ranks 18th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

New Mexico ranks 18th in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report...