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Welcome Back to School!

The Florida Tobacco Prevention Training for Educators on-line course would like to welcome back Florida educators and students to the 2017-2018 school year. Whether your district started last week, today, or you have one more week of summer vacation before … Continue reading

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Desire to quit tobacco high among some young smokers

Nicotine is the naturally occurring drug found in tobacco and the reason why most users are addicted.  In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more people in the U.S. are addicted to nicotine than to any other … Continue reading

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Surgeon General Report on E-cigarette Use – Part 1

We don’t have years of research on the dangers of electronic cigarettes to draw from, but the findings so far should be cause for alarm. Continue reading

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Florida Tobacco Prevention Training for Educators Final Numbers

The Florida Tobacco Prevention Training for Educators on-line course has officially closed for the 2015-2016 school year.  This year marks our sixth year of offering a 60 point statewide tobacco prevention course, and it also marks the first year for … Continue reading

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Giving Up Smoking – A Personal Story

Being on Facebook allows you to reconnect with others and read their adventures, sympathize with their loses, and cheer them on when they win over adversities.  Over holiday break a post on a personal Facebook account stated a friend was … Continue reading

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Reveal the Truth, Part 1

A recent info-graphic states it will “Reveal the Truth” between electronic cigarettes versus traditional tobacco cigarettes, but will it really ‘reveal the truth’ or simply provide some smoke and mirrors much like the tobacco industry is famous for already doing? … Continue reading

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We Are Half Way There

The Florida Statewide Tobacco Prevention and Intervention Online Course is the only state-wide resource in which teachers can earn 60 points toward certificate renewal… Continue reading

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Red Ribbon Week 2013

…a national prevention program teaching students the negative health effects of drugs, drinking and tobacco. Continue reading

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Here’s to Another Great Year!

Our tobacco prevention online course teaches our educators how to help their students make better informed life choices before they are targeted by the tobacco industry. Continue reading

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Should We Butt Out?

…if you can still smell the cigarette smoke, you are breathing in toxic chemicals. Continue reading

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