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2014-02-21 12:22:54

Advertising of "Emerging Products" like E-cigarettes Monitored as Products' Popularity Rises WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the tobacco industry spends more than $8 billion a year marketing its products, a new study examining online advertisements finds that the industry's ads primarily focus on promoting e-cigarettes, snus, and cigars according to the national public health foundation Legacy®. The study, published in the peer review journal, Tobacco Control, is...

2014-02-06 23:04:04

CVS Caremark, the country’s largest drugstore chain in overall prescription sales, announced on Wednesday that it planned to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products by October 1st, 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 USA Today reported yesterday: CVS's bold business move to no longer sell tobacco products will cost the company about $2 billion a year or about 3% of their $123 billion overall sales. CVS Caremark operates more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores...

2014-02-05 08:29:04

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) CVS Caremark today set a powerful example for all retailers, especially those involved in health care, by announcing that it will end the sale of tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores throughout the United States. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds CVS for this courageous and...

2014-02-04 08:38:10

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) The FDA's new public education campaign aimed at preventing youth tobacco use represents the kind of bold action needed to accelerate the nation's progress in reducing tobacco use and ultimately end the tobacco epidemic for good. This is exactly the strong, science-based response called for by the recent...

2014-01-30 16:26:37

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) It is a bittersweet epilogue to the recent 50(th) anniversary of the historic 1964 Surgeon General's Report on smoking that Henry Waxman has decided to retire from service in the U.S. House of Representatives. Over the last four decades, no member of Congress has done more to improve the health and...

2014-01-17 12:25:00

Legacy Foundation: 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health Underscores the Urgency to Eliminate Burned Tobacco Cigarettes, Save the Next Generation WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's release of the US Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health is a watershed moment, marking the 50th anniversary since the first report in 1964 that forever changed Americans' understanding of the deadly consequences of tobacco use and...

2014-01-15 12:25:56

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study reveals some of the advertising tactics being used by tobacco and e-cigarette companies to market "emerging" products, such as e-cigarettes, snus, dissolvables, and chew. Recent research on tobacco advertising has generally focused on point-of-sale (POS) and retail displays, rather than other mediums such as magazines and direct mail. The study published today in the Nicotine and Tobacco Research Journal by Legacy® - a...

2013-12-30 12:21:52

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Today New York City has taken another crucial step to protect the health and safety of the citizens of New York by including electronic cigarettes in the city's Smoke-Free Air Act and prohibiting their use in the same workplaces and public places where cigarette smoking is prohibited. New York...


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