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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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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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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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Links to information and useful websites

FDA public education campaign http://www.TheRealCost.gov The economic cost of tobacco Watch Sex, Lies & Cigarettes’: Vanguard Sneak Peek and share the link! Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights E cigarettes What is an e cigarette?  FDA warning about e cigarette FDA information … Continue reading

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In the news

We want to de-normalize tobacco. Here is some of the news coverage we have received since 2003 2011 Advance for Nurses article Nurses Against Big Tobacco 2004 American Journal of Nursing – Nightingales vs. Big Tobacco: Nurses confront the nation’s … Continue reading

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