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Tobacco-Free Pharmacies-History of Advocacy  A poster presented at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Singapore lays out the argument for ending the sale of tobacco in pharmacies. It also includes the Capital District ad that's been displayed on I-90 and I-787 billboards for nearly a year! View poster here.

Congratulations to Providence, RI!

The City of Providence won an important victory in its fight to protect children against the harmful effects of tobacco and the deceitful tactics of the tobacco industry. Their success paves the way for a winning strategy to reduce youth smoking.  Read more

  

Cigarette Ads Increase Urge to Smoke   

A single pro-smoking message can have a greater and more long-lasting effect on 18-24 year olds than you might expect. Read more. 

 

Will your Kids buy candy, gum or little cigars?

Flavored cigarettes are no longer sold in the US, but that doesn't mean flavored tobacco is off the shelves altogether. Little cigars, often sold singly, are still available in flavors including grape, watermelon and blueberry. Affordable and flavorful, little wonder that more teens are smoking them. Story here.  
 

outdoorsTobacco-Free Outdoors 

Hands-on guide for businesses now available!

We are pleased to announce the release of a new tool for local businesses, "Good Health is Good Business: A Tobacco Free Workplace Policy Guide." The guide highlights the benefits of a tobacco-free workplace environment and provides step-by-step guidance to make business property tobacco-free. Contact us for a free copy or download it here.

 
Walking within 30ft of a lit cigarette creates risk of dangerous passive smoking 
Study shows that walking any closer than 30 feet to smokers means inhaling as much as 100 times the recommended limit of fine particle pollution. Article here.  
 

  

housingSmoke-Free Housing
Smoke-free Homes can Reduce Smoking Among People with Lower Incomes 
A study published in the American Journal of Public Health identifies smoke-free homes as a good strategy for helping low-income smokers quit and stay quit. See study abstract here.
 

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