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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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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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U.S. ranks last in size of cigarette warnings

Other countries are so much further ahead than the U.S. in providing health warnings on tobacco. 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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The FDA is cracking down on E-cigarettes

The FDA recognizes steps must be taken to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of youth. 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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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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Veterans Day 2017

Smoking rates in the civilian population continue to fall, yet rates in the military lag far behind. Continue reading

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A New Type of Tobacco Ad Will Soon Appear

Don’t be surprised if you start seeing tobacco ads on television and in newspapers starting… Continue reading

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