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Natural tobacco agreement fails to protect the public from misleading claims and imagery

Truth Initiative and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today criticized as wholly inadequate an agreement...

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truth® calls out tobacco industry for profiling disguised as target marketing

Tobacco is not an equal opportunity killer. For decades, African Americans, low-income neighborhoods, LGBTQ communities...

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If Philip Morris is serious about a “smoke-free future,” it should stop marketing cigarettes

Philip Morris International – the world’s largest non-governmental cigarette manufacturer – this week launched a...

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States can help finish the fight against tobacco by boosting funding for tobacco prevention

The states are missing a golden opportunity to save millions of lives and billions of...

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Surgeon General's report confirms youth should not use e-cigarettes

The Surgeon General’s report on e-cigarettes released today confirms the indisputable fact that youth should...

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New report finds parents unaware that video games contain smoking images with many targeting teens

Smoking is prevalent and often glamorized in video games played by youth, but a new...

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New research underscores need for FDA take action on misleading packaging

Nearly 64 percent of Natural American Spirit smokers inaccurately believe the cigarettes are less harmful...

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HUD final rule on smoke-free housing will protect millions from the dangers of secondhand smoke

The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) final rule announced today, requiring each agency...

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Young people take back the shelves and demand that pharmacies stop selling tobacco products

Pharmacies are a trusted source of health information and services. Yet in 2016, more than...

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On the deceptive marketing of Natural American Spirit cigarettes

We commend Breathe DC for filing a lawsuit in the DC Superior Court to hold...

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Cigarette smoking has declined but population disparities among populations are cause for concern

It is terrific news that the results of the National Health Interview Survey, released today...

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Washington task force includes tobacco prevention and control in cancer moonshot recommendation

By including tobacco control and primary prevention in the Washington task force recommendations for the...