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Kids who live with e-cigarette users may think smoking is okay

Reuters By Shereen Lehman Kids who don’t smoke but are around adults who use electronic cigarettes may start to think regular smoking is okay, a recent study suggests. Tobacco smoking among U.S. youth has fallen since […]

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posted on 02/10/2017

US Surgeon General Releases Youth E-Cig Report

The first lines of the December 2016 report by the U.S. Surgeon General, “E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults,” is decisive and succinct. “Tobacco use among youth and young adults in any form, including e-cigarettes, […]

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posted on 12/12/2016

FDA warns four companies for labeling flavored cigarettes as cigars

Reuters Reporting by Natalie Grover and Akankshita Mukhopadhyay in Bengaluru; Editing by Ted Kerr The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had issued warning letters to four tobacco manufacturers for selling flavored cigarettes […]

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posted on 12/09/2016

Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act celebrates 10 years since passing

Nevada Appeal By Taylor Pettaway The Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition celebrated 10 years of passing of the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act Thursday at the Governor’s Mansion. The Coalition held a ceremony in the Nevada Room […]

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posted on 12/08/2016

New federal rule bans smoking in public housing

Associated Press Smoking will be prohibited in public housing developments nationwide under a final rule announced Wednesday by the Obama administration. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has been encouraging local public agencies to enact […]

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posted on 11/30/2016

One-Fourth Of US Cancer Deaths Linked With One Thing: Smoking

Associated Press By Lindsey Tanner CHICAGO (AP) — Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in Southern states where smoking is more common and […]

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posted on 10/24/2016

Recent CDC Article Highlights Tobacco Use in MMWR

The CDC released a new MMWR article on state-specific prevalence of cigarette and smokeless tobacco use among adults. Here are a few of the key points from the article: Evidence-based interventions such as increasing tobacco prices, implementing comprehensive […]

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posted on 10/12/2016

You’re Invited: Nevada Celebrates 10 Years of Clean Indoor Air

Tobacco control advocates from Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition are gearing up to celebrate a decade of clean indoor air with the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act (NCIAA), Dec. 8 at the Governor’s […]

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posted on 10/10/2016

Tobacco-Free Baseball Cities Go 5-for-5 in Making Post Season

Press Release From Knock Tobacco Out of the Park Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco – the five Major League Baseball cities that have eliminated smokeless tobacco completely in their ballparks – all […]

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posted on 10/06/2016

Tobacco 21 Movement Reaches a Milestone – At Least 200 U.S. Cities and Counties Have Raised the Tobacco Age

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, D.C. – With approval Monday by the City Council of Liberty, Mo., at least 200 cities and counties across the United States have now enacted laws […]

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posted on 09/29/2016