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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Report: Texas Ranks Near the Bottom in Tobacco Settlement Spending

    Texas is only spending 2.4 percent of the tobacco settlement money it collects on tobacco prevention campaigns, placing the state near the bottom of the Centers for Disease Control's recommended state-spending list, according to a December report. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids' report states t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2010

    Texas Pathetic In Fighting Kids Smoking, Report Says

    The kidz and their tobacco​Texas is set to get $1.8 billion this year from the huge tobacco-litigation settlement of a decade ago, but it will spend just 0.6 percent of that on preventing kids from smoking, a report from a coalition of health groups said today. The state spends $11.4 million ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Extreme Athletes Help High School Students Ride Out The Influence

    Erica Love​See a slideshow of the athletes' performance. Remember the people who would come to your school telling you to "D.A.R.E to be different"? Then you have officially dated yourself. D.A.R.E. was a police officer and stuffed lion-led lessons that taught elementary school children how t ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 2008

    Fighting Cancer

    Who says Texas isn't battling cigs?

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2008

    How Could Anyone Criticize Texas' Anti-Smoking Campaign?

    Here’s yet another list that Texas finds itself at the bottom of: the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids’ report of how states have been spending (or not spending) the money they’ve been receiving from the landmark 1998 multi-billion dollar settlement with Big Tobacco. Texas comes in at 46, s ... More >>

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