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Aug 27, 2015, 13:56 ET
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FDA Warning about Deceptive Marketing of Natural American Spirit Cigarettes, Other Brands Is Critically Important to Protect Consumers

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The Food and Drug Administration today has taken...

Aug 20, 2015, 10:37 ET

Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran (CNFI) Launches Third National TV Ad, Featuring Former U.S. Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff

Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran (CNFI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapons capability, today...

Aug 18, 2015, 12:15 ET
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JAMA Study Raises Concerns Youth E-Cigarette Use Could Lead to Smoking Other Tobacco Products, Shows Urgent Need for FDA Regulation

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: A study published today in the Journal of the...

Aug 18, 2015, 06:06 ET

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Announces "The Back-to-School Survival Guide" for Parents and Families

 The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit working to reduce substance abuse among adolescents by supporting families and...

Aug 14, 2015, 10:16 ET

Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran (CNFI) Launches Second National TV Ad Featuring Iranian Human Rights Activist

 Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran (CNFI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapons capability,...

Aug 11, 2015, 16:47 ET
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Robert Huschka Named Executive Editor of the Detroit Free Press

 Robert Huschka, who has served in key leadership positions during more than 16 years at the Detroit Free Press, today was named executive...

Jul 31, 2015, 19:41 ET
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Must Protect Nations' Right to Enact Measures to Reduce Tobacco Use

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:     As they complete negotiations on the...

Jul 16, 2015, 10:58 ET
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New Report Details How U.S. Chamber of Commerce Helps Tobacco Industry Fight Life-Saving Policies in Over a Dozen Countries

A report released today by an international group of public interest and health organizations builds on the recent multi-part investigation by The...

Jul 15, 2015, 16:38 ET
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Health Groups Urge U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board Members to Withdraw if Chamber Doesn't End Global Lobbying for Tobacco Industry

Five leading U.S. public health organizations today called on members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors to withdraw from the...

Jul 14, 2015, 09:30 ET

International Speaker Mike Lipkin and Free for All Marketing launch first-of-its-kind custom conference planning service: E.P.I.C Events

TORONTO, July 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Free For All Marketing and Mike Lipkin are pleased to announce the launch of E.P.I.C. Events, a new...

Jul 14, 2015, 06:00 ET
Brittany and Drew Brees invite you to cool off for a good cause this summer. During July and August, So Delicious Dairy Free will donate a percent of sales from all of their frozen desserts to the Brees Dream Foundation.

Brittany and Drew Brees Invite You to Cool Off for a Good Cause This Summer

 As the summer temperatures start to rise, beat the heat with a frozen dessert and support a good cause. So Delicious® Dairy Free,...

Jul 08, 2015, 15:58 ET

PDFNJ: Heroin Overdoses Surge According to CDC and Rx Abuse to Blame

Heroin overdoses are on the rise across the country, and New Jersey is not immune. According to a report released by the Centers for Disease...

Jul 08, 2015, 15:04 ET
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U.S. House Panel Puts Big Tobacco's Interests Ahead of Kids' Health

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The House Appropriations Committee today put the...

Jul 07, 2015, 18:06 ET
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CVS Health Demonstrates Integrity and Corporate Leadership With its Decision to Resign From U.S. Chamber of Commerce

 The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Demonstrating true corporate leadership,...

Jul 07, 2015, 12:59 ET
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CDC Report Shows Overwhelming, Across-the-Board Support for Raising Tobacco Sale Age to 21

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Office on Smoking and Health today released an important tobacco-related article –...

Jul 07, 2015, 12:17 ET

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Unveils New Multimedia Youth Campaign Using Emojis to Let Teens Know #WeGotYou

 The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit dedicated to reducing substance abuse among...

Jul 07, 2015, 10:55 ET
Bloody Ivory.  Poaching and the illegal trade of wildlife is among the biggest black market enterprises in the world, measuring tens of billions of dollars per year.  92 elephants a day killed for their ivory.  BORN FREE USA.

Born Free USA Applauds Nationwide Push to Crack Down on Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn Trade

 Born Free USA, a global leader in animal welfare and wildlife conservation, commends the legislators in nearly 20 states across the U.S. who...

Jun 29, 2015, 07:07 ET

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Partners with CafeMom to Educate Mothers about Teen Substance Abuse

For the second consecutive year, CafeMom, the leading digital media company for moms, has teamed up with the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a...

Jun 24, 2015, 10:55 ET

Marcia Lee Taylor Named President and CEO of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

 The Board of Directors of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit dedicated to reducing substance abuse among adolescents by...

Jun 24, 2015, 09:41 ET
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Another House Appropriations Bill Puts Tobacco Industry before Kids by Slashing Funding for CDC's Vital Tobacco Control Work

The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: For the second time in a week, members of...