The tobacco epidemic is not just about Indiana, or even the US. The whole world is affected, and the Tobacco Atlas shows us exactly how large that impact can be.
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Some states have effectively used strategies not involving taxes like regulations limiting coupon use, free samples, discounts, giveaways, and other schemes like buy-one-get-one.
A new study of 4,000+ students in North Carolina high schools found that 1/3 of teens say they use tobacco, and 19.1% say they use more than one type.
Starting February 29th, head to any Petco or Petco Unleashed & pick up an orange truth pet tag while supplies last.
CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health is hosting a Facebook event to help smokers quit beginning March 1st. Take the First Step 30 Smokefree Days is an event for those wanting to quit smoking, but who still need to take the first step. To join simply RSVP to the event on Facebook and you will […]
Tips campaign resources include: TV, print, radio, digital, and out-of-home (billboards, bus shelters) ads Ads are available for paid placement in English and some are available in Spanish. These broadcast-quality ads are available from CDC’s Media Campaign Resource Center (MCRC) at CDC.gov/tobacco/MCRC. The MCRC is a clearinghouse for tobacco control ads developed by states and […]
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the first-ever paid national tobacco education campaign—Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) in March 2012. The Tips campaign, which profiles real people—not actors—who are living with serious longterm health effects from smoking and secondhand smoke exposure, has continued through 2015. Read the Tips Campaign Overview here [pdf]
A webinar focused on various prevention campaigns and their effectiveness, including Tips and Truth campaigns.
Cherry Flavored E-cigarettes Most Harmful Due to Benzaldehyde Levels
The tobacco industry is specifically targeting and enticing youth, even though e-cigs contain nicotine, which causes addiction and poses harm to brain development.