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2014-10-14 12:29:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: A new report issued today shows that the United States has fallen far behind much of the world in requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. The report should spur the Food and Drug Administration to quickly develop and implement such warnings, as required by U.S. law. The U.S. is tied for last among 198...

2014-09-24 12:30:08

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is astatement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The Pennsylvania Legislature and Governor Tom Corbett have delivered a big win for Philadelphia's kids and health by enacting legislation that clears the way for Philadelphia to implement a $2 per pack tax on cigarettes. The cigarette tax is both a health and financial win for Philadelphia. The evidence is clear that increasing the price...

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2014-09-23 06:53:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the biggest challenges a cancer patient faces, especially one suffering from lung cancer, is to quit smoking. Continuing to smoke can cause new mutations among cancer survivors. Many have turned to e-cigarettes, in addition to traditional cigarettes. A new study published in the journal Cancer found that cancer patients using both types of cigarettes were more nicotine dependent and equally or less likely to quit than their peers...

2014-06-23 08:26:23

FDA Urged to Stop Harmful Changes Made by Tobacco Industry WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Design changes and chemical additives introduced by tobacco companies in recent decades have made cigarettes more addictive, more attractive to kids and even more deadly, according to a report issued today by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO The report, titled Designed for Addiction, details how tobacco companies purposely...

2014-05-07 16:28:04

CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With each passing day, the national pool of smokers seems to be going up in smoke, as Americans feel mounting pressure to quit for health and lifestyle reasons. When it comes time to put words into action and take that leap, many people are now turning to e-cigarettes to help vaporize their habit. Indeed, according to new research from Mintel, e-cigarettes have exhibited massive growth over the last two years, with sales increasing from $283...

2014-04-28 20:22:42

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its long-awaited draft regulations for electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and other low-risk alternatives to smoking. The regulations offer little benefit, according to The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA), the leading advocate for the current and future consumers of low-risk alternatives to smoking. However, CASAA believes that...

2014-04-09 16:42:40

Large, graphic health warnings on tobacco packets in China would increase awareness about the harms of smoking, help to cut smoking rates, and in doing so save lives according to global studies. These are the key findings from a new report, Tobacco health warnings in China – Evidence of effectiveness and implications for action, from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project), released today. “This new report...

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,...

2014-03-28 08:27:29

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-three leading public health and medical organizations are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make it a priority to regulate how cigarettes are manufactured and stop tobacco industry practices that have made cigarettes even more deadly and addictive than they were 50 years ago. In a letter sent this week to Mitchell Zeller, Director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, the health groups urged the FDA to...

2014-02-06 23:25:42

Hypnohero’s Patented New Software Technology Puts the Power to Create a Personalized Quit Smoking Program In the Palm of Your Hand. The Stop Smoking Topic is the #1 Download Generating Ten Thousand Downloads Per Month. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 MindCures, LLC is pleased to announce that the HypnoHero app launched on July 8th 2013, has reached top ten ranking according to App Annie in eight countries. Turks and Caicos #1 Philippines #1 Botswana #2 Brunei #3 Zimbabwe #3 Egypt...


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