Youth who have depression or poor opinions of their appearance are more likely to use tobacco.
The 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey indicated we’re taking the right step towards a tobacco-free generation.
5 years ago, Indianapolis passed a smoke-free ordinance that prohibited smoking in bars, taverns, restaurants, and other places of employment. A recent study by the Truth Initiative found that smoke-free ordinances like Indianapolis’ are one of the most effective policies to help smokers quit, decrease youth smoking rates, and protect the health of residents. A […]
Tobacco not only places a huge burden on human health, but on the environment as well.
We are discovering that cigarette filters may cause more harm than good.
Tobacco is not an equal opportunity killer- it targets specific groups, like the LGBTQ community, more than others. Let’s learn how they’ve fought back.
Teens might have to be 18 to buy a pack of cigarettes in the US, but they only have to be 12 to work in tobacco fields.
Kids used to recognize the smoking cartoon character Joe Camel more than Mickey Mouse. Thanks to the Master Settlement Agreement, kids wont be seeing the likes of these youth-focused marketing tactics ever again.
A recent study revealed that parents who don’t smoke around their kids aren’t doing enough to protect them.
Big Tobacco has faced some hardships in the past. More and more adults are quitting tobacco and teens are wisening up to Big Tobacco’s dirty marketing tactics, choosing to never even start using tobacco. In the last 15 years, the number of cigarettes sold in the US dropped 37% . States and localities are implementing […]