One of the largest tobacco companies in the US, Philip Morris, wants to take the company in a smoke-free direction. Is it too good to be true?
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and CVS are joining forces to put the power to make change in to the hands of some of the influential people- teenagers.
The FDA will be responding to calls to investigate claims of exploding e-cigarettes.
Despite the huge sums they get from the tobacco settlement and billions more they collect in tobacco taxes, the states continue to shortchange tobacco prevention and cessation programs that are proven to save lives and money.
Indiana ranks 33rd in the country in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
A library of fact sheets on tobacco use and harm and tobacco marketing as they apply to children compiled by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
Smoking kills more people than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drugs, murders, and suicides combined, with thousands more dying from spit tobacco use. Of all the kids who become new smokers each year, almost a third will ultimately die from it. In addition, smokers lose a decade of life because of their smoking.
This sheet includes data on youth and adult prevalence, new youth smokers per year, deaths, health care costs, cigarette taxes and program funding.