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2014-04-24 12:29:30

Agency Must Now Quickly Finalize Proposed Rule and Take Further Action to Stop Marketing and Flavors that Entice Kids WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Three years after first announcing plans to do so, the Food and Drug Administration today has finally issued a proposed rule to begin regulating electronic cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco...

2014-04-16 08:35:59

KEYSVILLE, Va., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&M Brands, Inc., part of the American tobacco farming industry for over 100 years, and one of Virginia's largest privately held growers, manufacturers and distributors of premium quality tobacco products, announces expanding product lines within its LEX12(®) brand of premium tobacco products. It has introduced LEX12(®) Blend #7 Cigars, a proprietary blend composed of the finest dark air-cured tobaccos perfectly balanced with U.S....

2014-04-03 16:23:46

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO E-cigarettes, and liquid refill containers featuring bright colors, sweet-smelling flavors and dangerous doses of nicotine, are generating rising numbers of emergency calls to poison control centers around the nation, according to a study published today by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2014-03-17 23:04:11

A new survey of 1,184 doctors showed that only 7% of them believe that CVS Caremark’s decision to stop selling tobacco products on October 1 will have a significant impact on smoking cessation efforts in the United States. The doctors are members of the Physicians Round Table (PRT), a private market research panel that is part of ClearVoice Medical. Denver (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 A new survey of 1,184 doctors showed that only 7% of them believe that CVS Caremark’s decision to stop...

2014-03-04 16:27:36

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a Statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO President Obama today again called for bold action to protect our children from tobacco addiction and save lives, urging Congress to increase the federal cigarette tax by 94 cents per pack and similarly increase taxes on other tobacco products. The evidence is clear that increasing the...

2014-02-26 12:25:31

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty-six of the nation's leading public health and medical organizations today issued an open letter calling on drug stores and other retailers to follow the example of CVS Caremark and end the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO CVS announced earlier this month that by October 1, it would stop selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores throughout the...

2014-02-20 16:27:16

67 percent favor passing a state law to raise the legal sale age to reduce smoking SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll released today shows that 67 percent of Utah voters support legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Just 31 percent of voters oppose increasing the age of sale for tobacco products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO This support comes from a broad-based...

2014-02-20 12:30:11

MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Anti-tobacco groups and health organizations are misleading the public and governments into believing that flavoured tobacco products are a threat to today's youth - by prompting and promoting a limited interpretation of Health Canada's Youth Smoking Survey (YSS), by the University of Waterloo's Propel Centre on Population Health Impact. Their efforts to date have succeeded in manipulating some governments into blindly rushing towards...

2014-02-17 12:23:50

57 percent favor passing a state law to raise the legal sale age to reduce smoking DENVER, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) A new poll released today shows that 57 percent of Colorado voters support legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Just 36 percent of voters oppose increasing the age of sale...

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...


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