Tag Archives: American Lung Association

How does Florida measure up?

…we all have room to improve upon measures that would improve public health. Continue reading

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2015 State of Tobacco Control

Doing everything you can to provide the residents of your state with healthy living environments is a win-win for them… Continue reading

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State of Tobacco Control 2014: Florida

We can’t take baby steps when the tobacco industry is charge ahead. Continue reading

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State of Tobacco Control 2013

Every year the American Lung Association hands out their report card on the State of Tobacco Control for the U.S. Continue reading

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Protect Our Kids and Keep Cigars Under the FDA

…the tobacco industry wants Congress to exempt cigars from FDA oversight… Continue reading

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Town Hall Meeting Today!

This afternoon we have the honor of having Dr. Michael Feinstein, a program director in south Florida for the American Lung Association, join us for our Town Hall meeting at 3:30 p.m. EDT  He will talk about “All About Tobacco: … Continue reading

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Doing Better For Our Kids

The American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2012 is out, giving grades for each state in program spending, smoke-free air quality, cigarette tax, and money spent for cessation.  If this was an actual report card, the State of Florida … Continue reading

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Good Bayou Smokers

Taxes will rise 50% on cigars, 50% on smokeless tobacco, and 50 cents on a pack of cigarettes which also saw a 61-cent increase by Congress earlier this year. Continue reading

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