When it comes to fighting Big Tobacco, we provide some of the latest news that will keep you up to date on what’s happening.
Article: Statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and Truth Initiative April 24, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today has taken important initial steps to address the dramatic rise in youth use of Juul [...]
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Article by: Tom Lasseter, Paritosh Bansal, Thomas Wilson, Ami Miyazaki, Duff Wilson and Aditya Kalra for Reuters Posted on: December 20, 2017 TOKYO/NEUCHATEL, Switzerland – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to approve a potentially path-breaking smoking device by Philip Morris International Inc. With a decision expected next year, former employees and contractors have described [...]
https://youtu.be/O8I39Yb2a_I ARTICLE BY: Jacqueline Howard for CNN POSTED: November 27, 2017 A wave of new tobacco ads debuted across prime-time television and published in newspapers this weekend, but they aren't promoting what you might expect. They are "corrective statements" that a federal court judge ordered tobacco companies in the United States [...]
Article by: Truth Initiative Posted: November 10, 2017 When Steve Schwab participated in a recent event honoring military service members and caregivers at a veterans facility in Pittsburgh, he noticed dozens of people outside smoking. “It’s ever-present,” said Schwab, executive director of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and leader of its [...]
Article by: Angelica LaVito, CNBC Posted: November 8, 2017 Five health and medical groups are supporting legislation that would raise the smoking age to 21 nationwide. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association and the American Academy [...]