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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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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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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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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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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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