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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]