Category Archives: Tobacco

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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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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Christopher Columbus and Tobacco

The Natives greeted Columbus and his men with gifts of friendship, “fruit, food, and spears.” Among the gifts were some dried leaves from the tobacco plant. Continue reading

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Teens work to ban flavored tobacco products

…high school students in Lawrence, Massachusetts worked to ban flavored tobacco products from stores that are frequented by kids. Continue reading

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Smoking in the Movies – 2018 Oscars

As an adult, we can separate the role from the actor, but not so for a child. Continue reading

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Tobacco Profiling in the LGBT Communities

This isn’t just a public health issue, it’s a social justice issue. Continue reading

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State of Tobacco Control for Florida 2018

Laws to improve the health of Florida residents should be foremost in the minds of our lawmakers. Continue reading

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Vintage Tobacco Ads and a Smokefree New Year

Back in “the day” the tobacco industry came through during the holidays by providing cigarettes… Continue reading

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Will Florida Become Tobacco 21?

A Florida Senator has sponsored SB 1288 and if it passes, the legal age to purchase tobacco products and electronic vaping products Continue reading

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