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Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs is an extremely detailed 144 page document that offers an in-depth breakdown of the resources and skills needed to create and enforce non-smoking policies. This is a fantastic beginner’s guide for those looking to make a change in their community, but not sure how to take the first steps. You will find a comprehensive breakdown of state & community interventions, mass-reach communications, surveillance and evaluations for determining your community’s needs and responsiveness, and methods for obtaining funding. Backed by detailed data and statistics, this guide will help your leaders create smoke-free policies for your community.

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Tobacco A new worry for smokers’ families: ‘thirdhand smoke’

ORIGINAL ARTICLE by Carmen Rodriguez of KHOU.com HERE Michael Miller, 44, does what most smokers do to protect his sons and daughter from the fumes of his Marlboro Ultra Lights.  He takes it outside. After his 7 a.m. coffee, he walks out of his home in Cincinnati to smoke his first cigarette of the day. […]

Truth Initiative CVS teams with Truth Initiative to stamp out tobacco use at college campuses

ORIGINAL ARTICLE by Brian Berk of Drug Store News HERE The CVS Health Foundation is teaming up with the Truth Initiative to work with students and administrators of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges across the country to advocate for, adopt and implement 100% smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies. According to CVS, […]

nnn National Native Network Webinar: AICTP Updates

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan’s National Native Network and the Indian Health Services Clinical Support Center (Accredited Provider) present a webinar series:  Cancer Risk Reduction in Indian Country. Title:  American Indian Commercial Tobacco Program Updates Date:  Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Time: 3 – 4 PM, EDT REGISTER HERE: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2031635086453490691 Presenter:  Hilary Baca, Client Relationship Manager, Health Initiatives, […]

nnn Quit Methods Used by US Adult Cigarette Smokers, 2014-2016

Three out of every four U.S. adult cigarette smokers who tried to quit in the past three months used multiple quit methods during their most recent quit attempt.  The three most commonly used methods for trying to quit were giving up cigarettes all at once, or “cold turkey,” reducing the number of cigarettes they smoked, […]