News you can use

News you can use2017-06-26T15:33:52-05:00

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.

Scientists Describe Problems in Philip Morris E-cigarette Experiments

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 [...]

December 20th, 2017|

Big Tobacco’s Court-Ordered Ads Make Their Debut

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 [...]

November 27th, 2017|

No Limits Beat: Issue #2

Regional Trainings     Have you been itching to get involved in the fight against Big Tobacco? Join us at the 2017 No Limits Regional Training sessions, coming to an area near you! These sessions will include useful information about No Limits, this year's theme and youth empowerment. youth will [...]

November 8th, 2017|

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

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 [...]

October 26th, 2017|