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Trinkets and Trash for November 2018

Trinkets and Trash is a surveillance project that keeps tabs on what the tobacco industry is doing to advertise and market its products.  The report comes out at the beginning of the month and reports on the previous month’s activities.  … Continue reading

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Residual Tobacco Smoke Continues to Pollute

….thirdhand smoke continues to pollute new material that comes into the house, according to a new study. Continue reading

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New Study Finds Younger Women More Severely Affected by COPD

COPD is the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. Smoking causes nearly 80% of COPD cases. Continue reading

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Great American Smokeout 2018

Giving up nicotine for one day could turn into a lifetime quit and a healthier lifestyle. Continue reading

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Smoking in the war to end all wars 100 years ago

The tobacco industry started their deadly assault on the soldier during WWI and… Continue reading

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New restrictions on sales of flavored e-cigarettes

Next week the FDA will start putting restrictions in place which “are aimed at limiting access to the Juul e-cigarette” Continue reading

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We need to keep working to lower youth nicotine use

The low smoking rate in Florida doesn’t give the entire story of nicotine addiction by youth in our state. Continue reading

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October 2018 Health Observances

We don’t often think of all the diseases and health-related effects from smoking. but … Continue reading

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Tougher stance on e-cigarette use in Miami Beach

…decreases in smoking are currently offset by increases in use of e-cigarettes… Continue reading

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Look. Listen. Learn. Fire Prevention 2018

Look, listen and learn about fire dangers around your home to protect your family. Continue reading

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