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2014-03-24 12:31:44

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO While the United States as a whole has made significant progress in reducing smoking, smoking rates vary dramatically by county even within the same state, according to a study published today by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. The study provides new...

2014-03-13 12:30:41

State Leaders Urged to Support Tobacco Prevention Initiatives WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids in Ohio will stand up against tobacco on March 19 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 19(th) annual Kick Butts Day. More than 1,400 events are planned across the nation. (See below for a list of Ohio events.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Kick Butts Day is an annual celebration...

2014-03-12 12:23:42

New Report Details How "Be Marlboro" Campaign Uses Images and Themes that Appeal to Youth WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of international public health organizations today called on Philip Morris International (PMI) to end a global marketing campaign for its best-selling Marlboro cigarettes that has been found by a German court to target youth and has generated similar complaints in other countries. The organizations issued a new report detailing how the...

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...

2014-03-02 08:20:29

One Familiar Letter - R - Could Dramatically Reduce Youth Smoking WASHINGTON, March 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As viewers around the world prepare to tune in for Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards honoring achievements in the film industry, the public health community is drawing attention to new data concluding that by eliminating tobacco imagery in youth-rated movies, youth smoking rates could decline by an estimated 18 percent....

2014-02-25 12:25:52

Nation's Largest Youth Smoking Prevention Campaign Looks to Expand Proven-Effective Efforts, Further Drive Down Teen Smoking Rates WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 72andSunny is the new creative agency for the truth campaign, a nationally-recognized, proven-effective public health intervention, recognized as the most successful social marketing effort in US history. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) Legacy, the national public...

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...

2014-02-20 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...

2014-02-12 12:31:49

Don't Quit on Your Smoker Until They've Quit for Good. Spread the love: #loveyoursmoker WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too often, people think of a smoker in their life as someone who simply can't kick a 'nasty habit'. That's dead wrong - smoking is an addiction that most smokers desperately want to overcome. But it takes an average of 11 quit attempts before they succeed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/DC86294LOGO) At Legacy we believe...

2014-02-06 23:24:08

Entrepreneur and former smoker Nabat urges more concerned individuals to step up and combat the global battle against smoking like the following leaders have: Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bill Gates, Patrick Reynolds, Christy Turlington, Dr. Jeffrey Wigand and more. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 There’s a limited group of dynamic and charismatic people across the United States who have come forward to help change society's perception about smoking. These...


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