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Jun 01, 2020, 12:01 ET Today Massachusetts Makes History as the First State to End the Sale of All Flavored Tobacco Products, Including Menthol Cigarettes

Massachusetts today delivers a landmark victory for kids and public health over the tobacco industry by becoming the first state to end the sale of...


May 18, 2020, 12:27 ET New York Ban on Sale of All Flavored E-Cigarettes Takes Effect Today

New York's historic law prohibiting the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes takes effect today. This action is the right move to reverse skyrocketing...


May 15, 2020, 14:18 ET Neue Analyse entblößt, wie große Tabakkonzerne die COVID-19-Pandemie ausnützen, um für schädliche und süchtig machende Produkte zu werben

Laut einer neuen, von der Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids veröffentlichten Analyse nützen Tabak- und E-Zigarettenkonzerne die COVID-19-Krise aus, um...


May 15, 2020, 11:36 ET Nova análise mostra como as grandes fabricantes de produtos de tabaco estão aproveitando a pandemia da COVID-19 para anunciar produtos nocivos e viciantes

Os fabricantes de produtos de tabaco e de cigarros eletrônicos estão explorando a crise da COVID-19 para anunciar seus produtos nocivos e viciantes...


May 15, 2020, 10:27 ET Un nuevo análisis muestra cómo las grandes tabacaleras están aprovechando la pandemia de COVID-19 para anunciar productos nocivos y adictivos

Según un nuevo análisis publicado por la Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, las compañías de tabaco y cigarrillos electrónicos están sacando provecho de ...


May 15, 2020, 06:58 ET Las grandes tabaqueras están aprovechando la pandemia para publicitar productos dañinos y adictivos

Las tabaqueras y compañías de cigarritos electrónicos están aprovechando la crisis del COVID-19 para hacer publicidad de sus productos dañinos y...


May 15, 2020, 06:27 ET Une nouvelle analyse montre comment les grandes sociétés du tabac profitent de la pandémie de COVID-19 pour faire la publicité de produits nocifs et addictifs

Les sociétés du tabac et les fabricants de cigarettes électroniques profitent de la crise du COVID-19 pour faire la publicité de leurs produits...


May 14, 2020, 17:02 ET New Analysis Exposes How Big Tobacco is Exploiting COVID-19 Pandemic to Advertise Harmful and Addictive Products

Tobacco and e-cigarette companies are exploiting the COVID-19 crisis to advertise their harmful and addictive products on social media, undermine...


Apr 20, 2020, 15:37 ET New Jersey Ban on Sale of All Flavored E-Cigarettes Takes Effect Today

New Jersey's historic law prohibiting the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes takes effect today. This action is the right move to reverse skyrocketing ...


Feb 05, 2020, 14:09 ET Trump Administration Policy Provides Roadmap for E-Cigarette Makers to Keep Addicting Kids with Flavored Products

No one should be fooled: The Trump Administration's new e-cigarette policy being implemented this Thursday (February 6) will not stop the youth...


Dec 30, 2019, 13:09 ET Tobacco-Free Kids Supports Gov. Cuomo's Call to End the Sale of All Flavored E-Cigarettes

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call for statewide legislation to end the sale of all flavored e-cigarettes...


Dec 19, 2019, 11:19 ET New Report: As Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic Worsens, States Continue to Shortchange Prevention Programs That Could Help

Despite a worsening e-cigarette epidemic that threatens the nation's progress in reducing youth tobacco use, most states continue to shortchange...


Dec 18, 2019, 16:07 ET New Facebook/Instagram Policy on Tobacco Marketing Must Be Immediately Implemented and Strictly Enforced

Facebook and Instagram today announced new policies that signaled the platforms may finally address influencer marketing of tobacco and e-cigarettes...


Dec 18, 2019, 16:05 ET Monitoring the Future Survey Confirms Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic Got Worse this Year - It's Time to Ban the Flavored Products Addicting Kids

The 2019 Monitoring the Future survey results released today confirm that the youth e-cigarette epidemic has gotten even worse this year and...


Dec 17, 2019, 19:02 ET Les autorités britanniques interdisent à British American Tobacco de faire la promotion des cigarettes électroniques sur Instagram

Suite à des plaintes déposées par des organismes de santé de premier plan, l'organisme britannique Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) a décidé que ...


Dec 17, 2019, 19:02 ET Britse autoriteiten verbieden British American Tobacco reclame te maken voor e-sigaretten op Instagram

Naar aanleiding van klachten ingediend bij de Britse reclame-autoriteit door de Campagne voor Tabaksvrije Kinderen (Campaign for Tabacco-Free Kids),...


Dec 16, 2019, 18:41 ET Raising the Tobacco Age to 21 Won't Stop the Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic and Is Not a Substitute for Eliminating the Flavored Products that Lure Kids

By raising the federal tobacco age to 21 without also prohibiting flavored e-cigarettes, the budget agreement announced today in Congress will not...


Oct 25, 2019, 15:38 ET Trump Administration Must Put Kids Before Juul and Take Mint/Menthol E-Cigarettes Off the Market

As organizations committed to protecting the health of our nation's children, we strongly urge the Trump Administration to side with America's kids...


Oct 17, 2019, 14:28 ET Juul's Decision to Keep Selling Mint/Menthol Flavors Shows Company Hasn't Changed - Trump Administration Must Implement Plan to Remove All Flavored E-Cigarettes

Juul's announcement today that it is leaving mint and menthol flavors on the market shows that it hasn't changed one bit under its new leadership and ...


Oct 10, 2019, 17:52 ET Nita Lowey Has Been a Tireless Champion for Kids and Public Health

House Appropriations Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), who announced that she will not seek re-election in 2020, has been a tireless champion for our...


Oct 04, 2019, 18:13 ET Tobacco-Free Kids Supports Gov. Brown's Call to Stop the Sale of All Flavored E-Cigarettes

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has taken necessary and appropriate action to address the growing epidemic of youth e-cigarette use by directing state...


Sep 25, 2019, 10:42 ET Juul Is Big Tobacco - Today's Announcement Leaves No Doubt

Juul today announced a new CEO: a top executive from Marlboro-maker Altria, which owns a $12.8 billion stake in Juul. This announcement strips away...


Sep 11, 2019, 18:39 ET President Trump's Plan to Remove Flavored E-Cigarettes Is Long-Overdue Step to Address Youth Crisis, but Must be Comprehensive and Immediate

President Trump's announcement that the government will remove flavored e-cigarettes from the market is a necessary and long-overdue step to address...


Sep 09, 2019, 17:21 ET Tobacco-Free Kids Supports Gov. Cuomo's Call to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strongly supports Gov. Cuomo's call today for statewide legislation to end the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in...


Aug 15, 2019, 14:18 ET Graphic Cigarette Warnings Proposed by FDA Are Long Overdue, But Agency Must Meet March 2020 Deadline to Finalize Them

The large, graphic cigarette health warnings proposed today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are a critical and long-overdue step forward in...