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Talking Back to Big Tobacco: Letters from Across America http://wp.me/a4inZe-2w

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e-cigarettes are dangerous because they target young people, can keep people hooked on nicotine, and threaten to “re-normalize” tobacco use Read more at: http://blog.heart.org/aha-e-cigarettes-threaten-to-addict-next-generation-of-smokers-regulation-further-study-needed  

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Get inspired! Dr. Malone’s work to reframe the tobacco story

http://scienceofcaring.ucsf.edu/health-public/reframing-tobacco-story

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no evidence for e-cigarettes to help smokers to quit tobacco

Before accepting the claim that e-cigarettes are a useful “harm reduction” for smokers, and useful as smoking cessation devices it is necessary to examine the evidence. A recent longitudinal study published in JAMA reported that e-cigarette users had no difference … Continue reading

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Sign APHA’s petition to ask retailers to stop selling tobacco

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is asking all pharmacies and retailers in the business of wellness to put their customers’ health ahead of profits from tobacco. Join us. Sign APHA’s petition: No tobacco sales in stores with pharmacies and … Continue reading

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FDA launches a national public education campaign to prevent, reduce youth tobacco use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the launch of a national public education campaign to prevent youth tobacco use and reduce the number of kids ages 12 to 17 who become regular smokers. “The Real Cost” campaign is … Continue reading

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CVS did the right thing. Now let’s help the American Lung Association. Take action and ask retailers to stop selling tobacco

You can use the following tweets to send your messages. Find out more at http://www.lung.org/ @WALGREENSSuggested Tweet: Join me and @LungAssociation Please @walgreens, we urge you to stop selling #tobacco http://bit.ly/1pq9ocX #maketobaccohistory @WALMARTSuggested Tweet: Join me and @LungAssociation Please @walmart, … Continue reading

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Thank you CVS.

The announcement on the CVS Web site states: As the delivery of health care evolves with an emphasis on better health outcomes, reducing chronic disease and controlling costs, CVS Caremark is playing an expanded role through our 26,000 pharmacists and nurse … Continue reading

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Join us!

Please join us to take action against Big Tobacco. Thank you for caring about people’s health and wellbeing. We nurses can lead the fight against deadly tobacco products, raise awareness, and help people to quit.  

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About us

We are a group of nurse activists who work to focus public  attention on the behavior of the tobacco industry and its contribution to the  preventable epidemic of tobacco-caused disease and death. The tobacco industry  spends more than $1 million … Continue reading

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