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Kick Butts Day 2019!

Kick Butts Day, March 20, 2019, is almost here!  This national day of activism, was started by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids in 1996, bringing students, teachers, public health advocates and other community leaders together to “organize events designed to … Continue reading

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FDA proposes new guidelines on flavors but will it be enough?

Fruity, minty or sweet tobacco flavors may soon be missing from e-cigarettes if FDA regulations go into effect. Vaping has increased dramatically in the past two years in part from the flavors that have made it more appealing to teens, … Continue reading

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SAFE Kids Act to restrict ecig flavors

It is important for our lawmakers to protect the health of our youth, and regulating flavors…. Continue reading

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Trinkets and Trash – February 2019

Nothing says romance like tobacco and nicotine in all its forms. Continue reading

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Ecigs and other smoking devices damage the lungs

Researchers exposed both types of lung cells to conventional cigarette smoke, e-cigarette vapor. and heat-not-burn vapor. Continue reading

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Through With Chew Week 2019

Through With Chew Week gives us an opportunity to educate people about the dangers of smokeless and encourage people to quit. Continue reading

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Smoking

There are many health awareness days in February that we should mention, like Rheumatoid Arthritis.  While the exact cause of this autoimmune disease is still a mystery, smoking is a risk factor, but doctors don’t even know the exact role … Continue reading

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How do we help our kids kick a nicotine addiction?

…what can we do to help the millions of youngsters already addicted to these products? Continue reading

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Walgreens and their illegal tobacco sales to minors

The “corner of happy and healthy” has continually violated federal laws by selling tobacco… Continue reading

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Public vaping to be banned in Florida

Florida lawmakers let the voters decide if vaping in public needed to be banned and the voters spoke. Continue reading

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