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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
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Tobacco companies are coming up with new ways to get around increased cigarette taxes. Just another reason to equalize the tax on all tobacco products.
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NY Times editorial calls out Big Tobacco for challenging new cigarette warnings, as federal appeals court considers the issue.
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It's Opening Day for MLB's 2012 season - the first ever with restrictions on smokeless tobacco use. Help monitor tobacco use by players with the new reporting tool at Knock Tobacco Out of the Park. Also, check out the new "Learn More" page which details out what IS and IS NOT allowed under the new players' contract.
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In honor of Kick Butts Day, we partnered with Virginia's Y Street to create a short video,"Irreplaceable." Big Tobacco spends $1 million every hour to recruit kids as "replacement smokers." Take action on Kick Butts Day by sharing this video on your social networks.
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Big Tobacco spends $1 million an hour to glamorize smoking. CDC ad campaign tells the deadly truth about tobacco.
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CDC survey shows that high school smoking rates are at a new low of 18.1%, half of what it was in 1997! Let's cut it in half again!
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Great Washington Post editorial today on the new smokeless tobacco restrictions in baseball, the effect that smokeless marketing has on kids, and why Maryland is right to push for higher taxes on smokeless tobacco products.
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In the last 5 years, there’s been a 500% increase in the number of people protected from secondhand smoke internationally.
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AP story exposes how child labor is used to produce bidi cigarettes in India.
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It's been a busy month so far. First, the release of our report on how convenience stores and Big Tobacco work together to market to kids. Then, the Surgeon General reports that two young people start smoking for every one adult who dies from it (watch the 2 minute video for nice overview of the SG report), and then Thursday we will see the Prevention Fund in action (stay tuned!)
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Winning the Fight Against the World’s Leading Cause of Preventable Death
Introduction

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. Our vision: A future free of the death and disease caused by tobacco.

We work to save lives by advocating for public policies that prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.

Learn more here.