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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...

Jun 23, 2015, 13:51 ET
Emmy and Golden Globe award winning actor, Peter Dinklage, joins with Cruelty Free International in welcoming the introduction of the Humane Cosmetics Act in the USA to end the cruel use of animals to test cosmetics. www.crueltyfreeinternational.org

Peter Dinklage Joins Cruelty Free International to Welcome the Introduction of the Humane Cosmetics Act to End Animal Tests

Emmy and Golden Globe award winning actor, Peter Dinklage, star of Game of Thrones has today joined with Cruelty Free International, the leading...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:06 ET

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Unveils New Online Store for "Above the Influence" Teen Program

 The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids today launched a new online store as part of its Above the Influence (ATI) program. All proceeds from the...

Jun 19, 2015, 20:48 ET
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With Governor's Signature, Hawaii Becomes First State to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Hawaii made history and set an example for the nation...

Jun 19, 2015, 12:44 ET
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Public Health Groups Urge Congress to Reject Proposal to Weaken FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes, Cigars - House Appropriations Bill Puts Tobacco Interests before Kids

  The following is a statement of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart...

Jun 09, 2015, 13:12 ET
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Los Angeles Lawmakers Offer Measure To Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

Los Angeles Councilmember José Huizar (District 14) today announced plans to introduce an ordinance to eliminate the use of smokeless tobacco...

Jun 03, 2015, 15:25 ET
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Ukraine Puts Public Health First in Suspending WTO Challenge to Australia's Law Requiring Plain Cigarette Packs

 Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: Ukraine's new government has suspended the country's case before...

Jun 01, 2015, 14:09 ET
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Nevada Tobacco Tax Increase is Big Win for Kids and Health

 Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: It is terrific news for Nevada's kids and health that the...

May 28, 2015, 08:40 ET

New Lawsuit Heats Up Herbal Remedy Trademark Battle

 Three small business owners who are part of a national Free Fire Cider grassroots movement to try to cancel the trademark on the term 'fire...

May 27, 2015, 09:00 ET

Free For All Marketing President Mary Beth Denomy Ranked #16 on 2015 Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs List

TORONTO, May 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Free For All Marketing is pleased to announce our President, Mary Beth Denomy, has been ranked #16 on...

May 22, 2015, 14:58 ET
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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Order that Tobacco Companies Correct Lies to the Public - Industry Should Stop Delay and Tell the Truth

The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit today...

May 19, 2015, 12:03 ET

Free Congress Report Says Devolution of Federal Transportation Program Results in Less Investment in Our Infrastructure and Tax Increases at State Level

 Today, the Free Congress Foundation (FCF), a non-profit, public policy research and education organization, released a report which makes the...

May 14, 2015, 17:04 ET
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Michael Bloomberg For Extraordinary Leadership in the Fight Against Tobacco

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids tonight will present Michael R. Bloomberg with its highest honor, the Champion Award, in recognition of his...

May 14, 2015, 08:09 ET

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Applauds Maryland Governor for Signing Bill to Help Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a national nonprofit working to reduce adolescent substance abuse, applauds Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan for...

May 13, 2015, 12:53 ET
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Evolvement Denver As Group Youth Advocates of the Year

Members of Evolvement Denver have been named Group Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the...

May 13, 2015, 12:51 ET
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Spencer Flanders of Carson City, Nev., As National Youth Advocate of the Year

Spencer Flanders, 16, has been named the National Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight...

May 13, 2015, 12:33 ET
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Madison Larimore of Bellevue, Neb., As Central Region Youth Advocate of the Year

Madison Larimore, 17, has been named the Central Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her leadership in the...

May 13, 2015, 12:29 ET
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors E. Tyler Boyle of Paris, Ky., As South Region Youth Advocate of the Year

E. Tyler Boyle, 18, has been named the South Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the...