Category Archives: Tobacco

Have you checked your blood pressure lately?

There are many reasons to quit smoking and lowering your blood pressure is just one. Continue reading

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Florida: Tobacco 21 is no more

If you were planning on Tobacco 21 making it through the Florida legislature, you will have to wait another year. 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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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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