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Jun 06, 2018, 11:05 ET Tobacco-Free Kids: San Francisco Voters Uphold Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products In Big Win for Kids over Tobacco Industry

San Francisco voters on Tuesday delivered a truly historic victory for kids and health over the tobacco industry by upholding the city's law...


Jun 05, 2018, 10:26 ET Tobacco-Free Kids: New Report Underscores Indiana's Dangerous Underfunding of Tobacco Control; State Needs to Boost Spending to Improve Health, Economic Competitiveness

A report issued today by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation makes clear that Indiana's tobacco control program is severely underfunded, spending...


May 31, 2018, 14:23 ET Philip Morris reitera un futuro libre de humo a la par que comercializa cigarrillos y combate esfuerzos antitabaquismo

- Una infancia sin tabaco: un chiste de mal gusto -- Philip Morris reitera su llamamiento por un futuro libre de humo a la par que comercializa...


May 30, 2018, 17:23 ET Tobacco-Free Kids: Sick Joke -- Philip Morris Repeats Call for Smoke-Free Future While It Aggressively Markets Cigarettes and Fights Efforts to Reduce Smoking Worldwide

As the world prepares to mark World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Philip Morris International is publishing ads repeating the company's claimed...


May 25, 2018, 14:24 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors #RealTalkTobacco of Philadelphia, Pa., As Group Youth Advocates of the Year

The members of #RealTalkTobacco from Philadelphia, Pa., have been named Group Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for...


May 25, 2018, 14:17 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Sara Kay of Honolulu, Hawaii, As National Youth Champion

Sara Kay, 18, of Honolulu, Hawaii, has been named the 2018 National Youth Champion by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Sara received the...


May 25, 2018, 14:17 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Michelle Li of Ballwin, Mo., As Youth Advocate of the Year

Michelle Li, 18, of Ballwin, Mo., has been named a Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Michelle was honored for her...


May 25, 2018, 14:16 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Brooklyn Larimore of Bellevue, Neb., As Youth Advocate of the Year

Brooklyn Larimore, 18, of Bellevue, Neb., has been named a Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Brooklyn was honored...


May 25, 2018, 14:12 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Gabrielle Kennedy of Puckett, Miss., As Youth Advocate of the Year

Gabrielle Kennedy, 18, of Puckett, Miss., has been named a Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Gabby was honored for...


May 25, 2018, 14:10 ET Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Eunice Namkoong of Yorktown, Va., As Youth Advocate of the Year

Eunice Namkoong, 18, of Yorktown, Va., has been named a Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Eunice was honored for...


Apr 27, 2018, 14:27 ET New Poll: New York Voters Overwhelmingly Support Increasing the Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

A new poll released today finds that 72 percent of New York voters favor raising the minimum age for the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco...


Apr 19, 2018, 19:12 ET Seattle Joins Growing List of Cities with Tobacco-Free Baseball -- 15 of 30 MLB Stadiums Have Knocked Tobacco Out of the Park

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the King County Board of Health voted today to prohibit use of smokeless...


Apr 18, 2018, 10:05 ET Leading Health and Medical Groups Urge Immediate FDA Action to Address Rising Youth Use of Juul E-Cigarettes

Six leading public health and medical organizations today urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take strong and immediate action to...


Mar 30, 2018, 10:50 ET Tobacco-Free Kids: Oklahoma Cigarette Tax Increase Is a Big Win for Kids and Health

It is terrific news for Oklahoma's kids and health that the Legislature has approved – and Gov. Mary Fallin has signed into law – a $1 per pack...


Mar 27, 2018, 13:12 ET Health Groups File Suit to Expedite FDA Review of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

Seven public health and medical groups, including Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, and several individual pediatricians, filed suit today in federal...


Mar 20, 2018, 13:05 ET Tobacco-Free Kids: FDA Should Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products, Including Menthol Cigarettes - Evidence Is Clear that Flavored Products Lure Kids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today requested public input on how it should address the use of flavors in tobacco products. The FDA...


Mar 19, 2018, 12:34 ET Indiana Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in Indiana will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than...


Mar 16, 2018, 10:20 ET New Jersey Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in New Jersey will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than...


Mar 16, 2018, 10:20 ET New Mexico Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in New Mexico will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than...


Mar 16, 2018, 10:15 ET North Carolina Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in North Carolina will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More...


Mar 16, 2018, 10:15 ET Oklahoma Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in Oklahoma will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than...


Mar 16, 2018, 10:15 ET North Dakota Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in North Dakota will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than...


Mar 16, 2018, 10:15 ET New York Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Kids in New York will unite against tobacco use on March 21 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day. More than...