World No Tobacco Day
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day! The theme this year is plain packaging. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Secretariat of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control are telling everyone to get ready to standardized packaging of tobacco products. http://www.who.int/campaigns/no-tobacco-day/2016/en/READ MORE
FDA Now Regulates E-Cigarettes
The FDA now has the ability to regulate e-cigarettes! Starting August 8, 2016 the FDA will be able to review new products, help prevent misleading claims, evaluate ingredients, and communicate risks. Learn more from the FDA here.READ MORE
May is Melanoma Awareness Month!
May is Melanoma Awareness Month! Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Melanoma skin cancer is costly. Any skin tone can get skin cancer, and exposure to UV rays causes more than 90% of melanomas. Take a stand and learn about skin cancer this month! http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/melanoma/READ MORE
3 Million Kids Used E-Cigarettes in 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 14, 2016 CONTACT: Mina Radman, 202-296-5469 http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/press_releases/post/2016_04_14_ecigarettes New Survey Shows Record 3 Million Kids Used E-Cigarettes in 2015 – How Many More Reasons Does the White House Need to Act? Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, DC – The government’s 2015 National Youth Tobacco Survey released […]READ MORE