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2014-04-07 13:09:22

Web ads, direct mail coupons, and in-store displays reach 1 in 10 teens and 1 in 4 young adults More than 15 years ago, many states and tobacco manufacturers established restrictions to prevent youth exposure to the marketing of nicotine products. This follows regulations imposed 50 years ago that banned cigarette ads from TV. Despite these continued efforts, a new study by Dartmouth researchers reveals that not only are young people exposed to tobacco marketing, they are influenced by it....

2014-03-31 08:31:04

Along with providing a safe, effective way to gradually quit smoking, the new Mynus smoking-cessation aid eliminates virtually all humanly detectable second-hand smoke and odor SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoking is set to kill 8 million people worldwide per year by 2030, according to the World Health Organization. Answering the call of those who don't want to become a statistic is Mynus, the smoking-cessation aid launched an Indiegogo campaign today to fund the...

2014-03-28 11:34:46

Banning smoking in public places has helped to cut premature births by 10 per cent, new research shows. The study of data from parts of North America and Europe where smoking bans have been introduced also showed a 10 per cent fall in hospital attendance for childhood asthma attacks. The findings reveal that the impact of anti-smoking laws varies between countries but overall the effect on child health around the world is very positive. Laws that prohibit smoking in public places,...

2014-03-24 12:31:44

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO While the United States as a whole has made significant progress in reducing smoking, smoking rates vary dramatically by county even within the same state, according to a study published today by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. The study provides new...

2014-03-21 12:24:49

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - For decades, tobacco companies have signified big business. Now, however, with the continuing decline in U.S. sales, the once booming industry has been working to protect its multi-billion-dollar bottom line by relying on its global reach into Asia and other continents. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140321/PH88164 Yet, despite the stronger push in Asian markets, obstacles still exist. In 2008, China became the first to...

2014-03-18 16:27:08

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of kids across America are taking a stand against tobacco on March 19 as part of the 19th annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a sampling of events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual celebration of youth leadership...

2014-03-18 16:25:38

State's anti-smoking youth coalition takes over State Capitol; advocates for tobacco control PHOENIX, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students Taking a New Direction (STAND) Arizona's anti-smoking youth coalition unveiled its latest tool in tobacco control education before legislators and advocates at the Arizona State Capitol today. The Take Aim at Tobacco student-made robot exhibition was part of STAND Legislative Day whereby hundreds of STAND members from across Arizona descended...

2014-03-18 08:33:35

SHENZHEN, China, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstUnion, The World's Largest E-cigarette solutions provider has released the magnetic e-cigarette, the S810M, patent pending, to the ever-expanding market. The pioneer in e-cigarette industry, who has led the evolution of e-cigarettes, has set up strategic partnership with more than 50% of the TOP 20 tobacco companies worldwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/HK85213 The S810M is the perfect starter kit for you with...

2014-03-17 16:29:07

Bill would keep children safe from the dangers of secondhand smoke ST. PAUL, Minn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Senate Health, Human Services and Housing Committee heard testimony in support of Senate File (SF) 2125, a bill that would make foster care homes smoke-free. "Secondhand smoke is particularly dangerous for children, as their bodies are still developing," said bill author Senator Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis). "Many children in foster care have already been...

2014-03-13 12:32:03

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Kids in Washington state will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of local events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual...


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