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

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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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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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Help us to save lives

HELP SMOKERS QUIT Our goal: every year every nurse will help at least one person to quit tobacco.   CONDUCT A PUBLIC READING of letters from the industry’s secret  files, all sent to tobacco companies from dying customers and their grieving … Continue reading

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Contribute to the Nightingales Cause

The Nightingales is an all-volunteer effort. If you would like to help support our work, you can make a tax-deductible contribution online through the Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation secure web page designated for the Nightingales. Go to: Donate to … 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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Join us to protest

JOIN US TO PROTEST at Big Tobacco shareholder meetings. Tell Big Tobacco how many people you helped to quit, how many cigarettes were NOT smoked, and how much money the industry did NOT make as a result of your helping … Continue reading

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Boycott magazines that advertise tobacco products!

Many popular magazines and publications advertise tobacco and help to perpetuate the worldwide industrially produced epidemic.   Women’s magazines, such as Glamour, advertise tobacco products. Tobacco kills more than 1.5 million women each year. Nurses ask women’s magazines to stop … Continue reading

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The Nightingales Nurses

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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