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2012-08-09 06:26:50

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) Like other recent surveys, the 2011 National Youth Tobacco Survey released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that the U.S. continues to slowly make progress in reducing youth cigarette smoking, with smoking rates falling to new lows of 15.8 percent among high school...

Cigarettes Down, Other Smoking Products Up: CDC
2012-08-03 06:06:48

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Gone are the days of “Mad Men” and big tobacco. Smoking cigarettes doesn´t quite have the cultural significance it had in the past in the U.S., with public health advocates promoting the benefits of quitting smoking. However, a study found that there´s been a shift in the tobacco products that are used in the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that there has been a...

2011-11-17 16:13:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO</font>) Maryland health officials warned today of a growing threat to youth from the marketing of flavored little cigars, noting that cigar smoking among Maryland youth is climbing even as cigarette smoking has declined. We commend them for focusing attention on...

2011-10-14 07:00:00

Green Smoke® releases new Tobacco Goldâ“ž¢ flavor, the most sophisticated tobacco flavor available on the electronic cigarette market. Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Green Smoke®, the leading electronic cigarette brand, known for its unmatched smoking experience, is committed to bringing their customers the richest, and most enjoyable smoking sensation possible. With the release of the new Tobacco Goldâ“ž¢ flavor, Green...

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2010-11-20 06:55:51

Over 170 countries at a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting in Uruguay were taking up measures on Friday to regulate flavored tobacco products due to concerns that tobacco companies seek to get young people addicted to nicotine. During the meeting of the signatories of the body's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, parties planned to define guidelines on tobacco product ingredients. They sought to draft a protocol on illicit tobacco trade and debate pricing, taxation and controls...

2009-09-24 16:48:00

Legislators urge state's Congressional delegation to weigh in with their Canadian counterparts RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina State Representatives Jerry Dockham and David Lewis, along with State Senator David Rouzer are expressing their concerns that the passage of Bill C-32 by the Canadian Parliament could impose irreversible damage upon the North Carolina agriculture industry by banning the manufacture and sale of American blend cigarettes in Canada....

2009-09-21 16:42:00

Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a Statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) One of the first provisions of the new federal law regulating tobacco products will take effect Tuesday as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enforces a ban on candy, fruit and other flavored cigarettes....

2009-07-31 11:38:00

RALEIGH, N.C., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Carolina Farm Bureau (NCFB) announced today that it is joining numerous other agricultural and tobacco-growing organizations in supporting an advertising campaign calling upon Congress and the Obama Administration to urge their counterparts in the Canadian Parliament to oppose or re-examine legislation that would ban American cigarettes blended with burley and flue-cured tobacco. The bill, known as C-32, would impose undue hardships...

2009-06-16 11:33:00

Bill pending in Canadian Parliament would curtail burley exports RICHMOND, Va., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A discriminatory bill currently pending in the Canadian Parliament would endanger agricultural jobs and could signal a worldwide movement against Virginia burley. If passed, the bill would essentially ban all burley exports from the U.S. to Canada, resulting in far-reaching, negative implications for the burley growing industry. The Virginia tobacco industry generates hundreds...

2009-04-08 10:35:00

Increased Tax Would Raise Critical Funds for State Tobacco Prevention Programs COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All tobacco products - including spit and chew tobacco and flavored little cigars - are addictive and harm health, and should be taxed at the same rate as cigarettes in Ohio, according to a radio advertising campaign launched today by a coalition of public health organizations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) The radio ad began...