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2011-04-15 15:08:00

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legacy® today filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief on behalf of itself and 17 leading public health organizations, supporting New York City's appeal of a ruling by a federal judge striking down the city's point-of-sale warnings on tobacco products. Legacy, the national public health foundation devoted to keeping young people from smoking and helping all smokers quit, previously filed a brief in support of...

2011-04-11 15:35:00

CHICAGO, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling all 2011 Little League Baseball and Softball players: Oral Health America's NSTEP® (National Spit Tobacco Education Program) is teaming with Little League International and the Chicago White Sox to launch its 10th annual slogan contest! Prizes include a trip to the Little League Baseball World Series in August. To enter, Little Leaguers ages 14 and under submit a phrase of up to ten words that describes why spit...

2011-04-06 23:16:24

Youths identified as American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN) have the greatest lifetime smoking rate of all racial groups, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Nearly half of the 1.2 million AI/AN youths in the U.S. smoke cigarettes. A University of Missouri study found that public health strategies to combat smoking should teach refusal skills to help youths combat smoking influences, including family members and peers. "Smoking and quitting behaviors are heavily...

2011-03-23 18:15:00

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) It is inexplicable and troubling that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has told Star Scientific Inc. that the company's Ariva-BDL and Stonewall-BDL smokeless tobacco products are not currently subject to FDA regulation. The FDA has created a loophole where no loophole existed...

2011-03-23 08:30:00

GLEN ALLEN, Va., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: CIGX) announced that the company has received notices from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its pending ARIVA-BDL(TM) and STONEWALL-BDL(TM) modified risk tobacco product applications. The notices from Lawrence Deyton, MD, MSPH, Director of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), state, in part, "Not all tobacco products are currently subject to Chapter IX of the FDCA [Federal Food Drug &...

2011-03-21 13:44:00

Vermont Leaders Urged to Increase Cigarette Tax by $1 WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Vermont will take center stage in the fight against tobacco on March 23 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 16th annual Kick Butts Day. Hundreds of events are planned across the nation (for a list of local events see below). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is...

2011-03-21 12:23:00

Idaho Leaders Urged to Increase Cigarette Tax by $1.25 WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Idaho will take center stage in the fight against tobacco on March 23 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 16th annual Kick Butts Day. Hundreds of events are planned across the nation (for a list of local events see below). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is...

2011-03-21 12:17:00

Florida Leaders Urged to Protect Successful Tobacco Prevention Program WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Florida will take center stage in the fight against tobacco on March 23 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 16th annual Kick Butts Day. Hundreds of events are planned across the nation (for a list of local events see below). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids,...

2011-03-18 12:57:00

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) Finding that the availability of menthol cigarettes increases the number of children and African Americans who smoke, the Food and Drug Administration's Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee today...

2011-03-16 17:34:41

The first study to analyze the complex ingredients in the new genre of dissolvable tobacco products has concluded that these pop-into-the-mouth replacements for cigarettes in places where smoking is banned have the potential to cause mouth diseases and other problems. The report appears in ACS's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. John V. Goodpaster and colleagues point out that the first dissolvable tobacco products went on sale in 2009 in test markets in Indianapolis, Ind.,...


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