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May 09, 2019, 17:23 ET Health Groups Urge FDA to Investigate Juul for Making Unauthorized Smoking Cessation Claims

Six leading public health and medical organizations today called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate and take enforcement...


May 06, 2019, 06:00 ET Souza Cruz sonegou $ 128 milhões em receitas tributárias do governo brasileiro

A Souza Cruz tem sistematicamente transferido receitas para fora do Brasil e evitado o pagamento total de imposto de renda de pessoa jurídica no...


May 01, 2019, 09:35 ET FDA Must Not Allow IQOS to Become the Next Juul Among Kids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has authorized Philip Morris to market its IQOS heated tobacco product in the United...


Apr 18, 2019, 15:25 ET Congress Should Pass Tobacco 21 Legislation Free of Special Interest Provisions for Tobacco Companies

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports effective federal legislation to raise the tobacco age to 21 nationwide and supported the bills...


Apr 18, 2019, 14:48 ET Philip Morris Declares the "Year of Unsmoke," But Launches New Cigarette in Indonesia and Sells Over 700 Billion Cigarettes a Year Worldwide

Doubling down on its campaign of deception, Philip Morris International – one of the world's largest cigarette manufacturers – recently launched "The ...


Apr 17, 2019, 10:29 ET Sacramento City Council Votes to Ban Flavored Tobacco Products

The Sacramento City Council delivered a big win for kids over the tobacco industry by voting Tuesday to prohibit the sale of all flavored tobacco...


Apr 17, 2019, 10:00 ET Reps. Pallone and Shalala Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Reverse E-Cigarette Epidemic and Drive Down Youth Tobacco Use

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports the Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019 being introduced by House Energy and...


Apr 12, 2019, 11:13 ET Delaware Joins Growing Number of States Raising Tobacco Age to 21

Delaware will soon become the latest state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. The state legislature approved the bill...


Apr 03, 2019, 15:12 ET Maryland Poised to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

Maryland is poised to become the latest state to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 as the state legislature approved the...


Apr 03, 2019, 13:03 ET Reports of Seizures after E-Cigarette Use Show Why FDA Must Do More to Prevent Youth Use - Kids Cannot be Guinea Pigs

We didn't need another reason for the FDA to act decisively to prevent youth use of e-cigarettes, but today we have one with the FDA's announcement...


Apr 02, 2019, 10:57 ET New York Passes Bill to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

New York state lawmakers have given final approval to legislation prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. Gov. Andrew Cuomo...


Mar 27, 2019, 18:04 ET Washington State Passes Bill to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

With a Senate vote today, Washington state lawmakers have given final approval to legislation prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone...


Mar 27, 2019, 15:55 ET Arizona Diamondbacks Join Growing List of Teams with Tobacco-Free Baseball - 16 of 30 MLB Stadiums Have Knocked Tobacco Out of the Park

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the Maricopa County Stadium District Board of Directors today approved a...


Mar 15, 2019, 12:44 ET Massachusetts Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in Massachusetts will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:44 ET North Dakota Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in North Dakota will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:41 ET California Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in California will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual day ...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:36 ET Michigan Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in Michigan will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual day...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Maryland Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in Maryland will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual day...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Maine Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in Maine will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual day of...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Montana Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in Montana will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual day of ...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Nebraska Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in Nebraska will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual day...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Nevada Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in Nevada will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual day of...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Arkansas Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in Arkansas will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual day...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Indiana Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in Indiana will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual day of ...


Mar 15, 2019, 09:00 ET Iowa Kids Will Kick Butts - and Juul - on March 20

Kids in Iowa will unite against tobacco use on March 20 as they join thousands of young people nationwide to mark Kick Butts Day, an annual day of...