Monthly Archives: May 2012

World No Tobacco Day 2012

Tobacco use is one of the leading preventable causes of death and is a global epidemic that kills nearly 6 million people each year. Continue reading

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Tobacco Intervention: A Personal Story From Our Course

After completing the course, one of our participants used the information he learned in the course, and as a result his family member gave up tobacco. Continue reading

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Finding Out the Levels of Chemicals in Tobacco

The FDA is looking at constituents that are harmful or potentially harmful in “five disease outcomes”… Continue reading

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1,200 Pairs of Shoes = Tobacco Toll Each Day

The SWAT members are on a mission to let Big Tobacco know that the health of the people using their products, including children, should come before profits. Continue reading

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California Proposition 29 Would Add Tobacco Tax

…the Tobacco Tax for Cancer Research Act, will also be voted on to determine if the tax on cigarettes should increase by $1.00 per pack. Continue reading

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House Bill Would Remove FDA Control Over Cigars

…would take away the Food and Drug Administration’s power to regulate cigars. Continue reading

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Tobacco Dangers Were Always There

These grim health effects of tobacco are nothing new; reports and scientific papers as far back as the 1600s have given evidence to the dangers of tobacco use. Continue reading

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Picture the Truth

As for comparing colas and cigarettes or any other trademarked product, it is what happens when you use the product that is the real issue. Continue reading

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