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America's Youth Seeing More And More Ads For Electronic Cigarettes
2014-06-02 13:05:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Unlike conventional cigarettes – the advertising for electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, is not currently regulated at the federal level and a new study form RTI International in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina found that e-cigarette ads targeting adolescents has risen over 250 percent from 2011 to 2013. The study also found that e-cigarette ads targeting young adults rose more than 320 percent over that same time frame....

2014-05-27 14:51:13

American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Allergists warn e-smokers of unknown risks Caveat emptor – or "buyer beware" holds true when it comes to the unknown health effects of e-cigarettes. An article in the June issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), examines risks, including the ongoing dependence on nicotine and the dual use of e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes....

2014-05-16 12:28:02

Bill passage is a victory for children ST. PAUL, Minn., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Late last night, the Minnesota Legislature passed the Health and Human Services (HHS) Policy Omnibus Bill, which included a provision making Minnesota's foster homes smoke-free. "Smoke-free foster care means protecting Minnesota children from dangerous secondhand smoke," said Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota. "This bill becoming law will ensure healthier homes for...

2014-05-15 16:30:42

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Cigarette Industry Group, Inc., today urged members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee to use the Committee hearing Thursday on electronic cigarettes to constructively stress how electronic cigarettes offer millions of smokers an alternative to the combustible cigarette. "E-cigarettes should not be regulated the same way traditional tobacco products are regulated," said Eric Criss, president and...

2014-05-15 16:30:21

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, announced today the declaration of a quarterly dividend on its common stock in the amount of $0.615 per share. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2014 to stockholders of record as of May 30, 2014. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the...

2014-05-14 00:22:16

Joseph A. Califano, Jr., former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Carter Administration and Chairman, Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The human rights watch report, "Tobacco's Hidden Children: Hazardous Child Labor in U.S. Tobacco Farming," reveals that the tobacco industry's exploitation of children extends well beyond its efforts to lure children to start smoking and hooking them on nicotine. This...

2014-05-13 08:35:40

Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the H.E.A.R.T. Coalition, a statewide substance-abuse prevention organization, have been named Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco. They will be honored with the Group Award at a gala in the nation's capital on Thursday (May 15) along with four U.S. regional winners and a national...

2014-05-13 08:35:38

Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Magi Linscott, 17, of Pace, Fla., has been named the National Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her leadership in the fight against tobacco. Magi will be honored at a gala in the nation's capital on Thursday (May 15) along with four U.S. regional winners and a group winner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Magi is a...

2014-05-08 20:24:34

Change will protect thousands of vulnerable children ST. PAUL, Minn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Minnesota Senate passed a Health and Human Services Policy omnibus bill that included a provision to make Minnesota's foster homes smoke-free. "This step is long overdue, and we thank lawmakers for showing they care about kids," said Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota. "The state is the legal guardian of these children, and it is only right we...

Researchers Suggest To Ban Cigarette Filters To Save The Environment
2014-05-07 03:17:25

Springer Trillions of cigarettes smoked worldwide do not end up in an ashtray, but litter the environment Ban cigarette filters. Start a deposit-return scheme for used butts. Hold manufacturers responsible for clean-ups. Place warnings on packets about the impact of simply flicking one’s used cigarettes away. These are among the policy measures that Thomas Novotny of the San Diego State University in the US and Elli Slaughter advocate to curb the environmental harm done through the...


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