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26 10, 2017

FTC Reports Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Marketing Rose to $8.9 Billion in 2015 – $1 Million Every Hour

2017-11-10T12:48:38-06:00October 26th, 2017|

Statement issued by: Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Posted: October 26, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The Federal Trade Commission reported Wednesday that marketing expenditures for cigarettes and smokeless tobacco rose by 3.4 percent between 2014 and 2015, from $8.6 billion to $8.9 billion. That’s $24 million each day and $1 million every hour [...]

20 10, 2017

2017 Southeast Regional Training

2017-10-20T10:00:34-05:00October 20th, 2017|

When: November 11, 2017 Where: Firespring (1201 Infinity Court, Lincoln, NE) Big Tobacco has a long history of deceiving the public, hiding the truth, and targeting youth with its marketing. It’s time to do something about that. Youth have the power to stop the tobacco industry from addicting another generation. Unite with other youth from [...]

30 08, 2017

No Limits Beat: Issue #1

2017-11-01T14:21:40-05:00August 30th, 2017|

Summer Summit Recap By: Kamrin Edmonds Another Summer Activism Summit is in the books! No Limits held the 2017 Summer Activism Summit at the Divots Conference Center in Norfolk on May 30-31. This summit was held for those who were unable to attend the Fall Summit due to inclement weather. We bussed in over 35 students [...]

28 08, 2017

U.S. Senators Call for Menthol Ban

2017-08-30T11:04:18-05:00August 28th, 2017|

Article by: Angel Abcede for CSP Industry News Posted: August 28, 2017 WASHINGTON -- In a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), five U.S. senators called for a ban on menthol cigarettes, saying tobacco companies disproportionately target African Americans when promoting and marketing their products, according to the Associated Press. Sen. Edward Markey, [...]

9 08, 2017

No Limits Beat: Issue #4

2017-08-11T14:03:34-05:00August 9th, 2017|

Philip Morris USA By: Brooklyn Larimore It's mid-May, picture yourself standing in the streets of Richmond, Virginia: the home of Philip Morris, a tobacco town. You are protesting at the top of your lungs for more than an hour. Out of the entire year, you only have that one hour to make your voice heard. [...]

9 08, 2017

FDA to Expand Public Education Campaign

2017-08-11T11:44:02-05:00August 9th, 2017|

  Article by: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Posted: August 8, 2017 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it would pursue a strategic, new public health education campaign aimed at discouraging the use of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) by kids. The agency plans to expand its “The Real Cost” [...]

16 06, 2017

Nebraska Students Take on Big Tobacco

2017-06-16T14:58:57-05:00June 16th, 2017|

  Article by: Margaret Silhasek Interview by: Margaret Silhasek Posted: May 30, 2017 NORFOLK — For 33 Nebraska students, combating the social norm created by Big Tobacco has no limits. Students from across the state came together at the youth-led, No Limits Summer Activist Summit at Divot’s Conference Center. Organizers say the goal of this [...]

15 06, 2017

New U.S. Survey Shows Declines in Youth Tobacco Use

2017-08-11T10:17:42-05:00June 15th, 2017|

Article by: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Posted: June 15, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The government’s 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey released today provides good news across the board about the nation’s fight to protect kids from tobacco use – the leading cause of preventable death. It shows that cigarette smoking among high school students fell [...]

31 05, 2017

WNTD Highlights Benefits of Reducing Tobacco Use

2017-08-11T10:19:29-05:00May 31st, 2017|

  Statement issued by: Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today countries around the globe will mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), held annually by the World Health Organization (WHO) to encourage strong action to reduce tobacco use – the world's leading cause of preventable death. This year, World No Tobacco [...]

20 04, 2017

Cigarette Butt Clean-Up

2017-04-20T15:17:29-05:00April 20th, 2017|

At your local parks, community areas or sports fields, you might see lots of green grass and happy people, but look closer. See a lot of litter due to cigarette butts? Cigarette butts are the most littered item in the world. Now is your chance to give back to your community, while raising awareness for [...]