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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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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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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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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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The facts – what every nurse should know

The epidemic of tobacco-caused disease is a product of the rise of Big Tobacco.Prior to the industrialization of cigarette production and marketing, rates of tobacco use were lower, most tobacco use involved cigars, or spit tobacco, and lung cancer was … 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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Campaign to end tobacco marketing

Tobacco companies claim to be socially responsible. They give money for all kinds of good causes, from battered women’s shelters to social organizations to arts groups. At Philip Morris, the nation’s largest tobacco company, these initiatives are all part of … Continue reading

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Our goals

1. Real tobacco company social responsibility, demonstrated by voluntary industry commitments to end all active marketing and promotion of products they themselves now admit addict and kill their best customers. Voluntarily ending active marketing would leave the industry’s first amendment … Continue reading

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