tobacco Blog Posts

Reclaiming our Tobacco Through Tobacco Policy: Passing of the Navajo Nitch’ Éí Bee Ííná – Air is Life Act of 2021

November 8, 2022 11:30 am (AZ) Register here:  https://tinyurl.com/uanacp14 Hershel Clark, MPH (Navajo) Hershel Clark, MPH is the Program Manager for the Southwest Navajo Tobacco Education Prevention Project.  He has experience working in tobacco control and prevention.  Mr. Clark assisted with the passing of the Navajo Air is Life Act of 2021 for the Navajo […]

Implementing Evidence-based Commercial Tobacco Cessation Approaches, Including Commercial Tobacco Strategies, in CCBHC

This activity is presented by National Council for Mental Wellbeing Implementing evidence-based commercial tobacco cessation approaches, including commercial tobacco-free policies, in Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) treatment models can improve overall health outcomes. Join the National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control and co-hosts at Smoking Cessation Leadership Center, a National Center […]

Transcripts and Recording Available for Listening Sessions on FDA’s Proposed Tobacco Product Standards

Earlier this year, FDA proposed two product standards:  one that would prohibit menthol as a characterizing flavor in cigarettes and another that would prohibit characterizing flavors (other than tobacco) in all cigars. On June 13 and June 15, 2022, FDA held virtual listening sessions to give the public an opportunity to verbally provide open public […]

“By the Sea” Arts and Seafood Festival

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium was at the “By the Sea” Arts and Seafood Festival and provided outreach on cigarette butt pollution in the oceans and how that, in turn, affects the food that we harvest and eat – fish and other seafoods.  Other items discussed and shared were quitline materials for the Alaska […]

Journal Article Cost of Cigarette Smoking Attributable Productivity Losses, U.S., 2018

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health released the article in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine Published July 28, 2022. Information on morbidity-related productivity losses attributable to cigarette smoking, an important component of the economic burden of cigarette smoking, is limited. This study fills this gap by estimating these costs in the U.S. and by state. […]

How would you translate Nathan’s poster?

This survey is to help share knowledge across our communities by sharing how you would translate “Let future generations know the dangers of secondhand smoke” in your language. Example: Yurok:  NEE-MEE-CHYUUE’ SKEY-WOK KEE ‘WE-SEW KUE ROO-WOS UE-ME-RAAS Please print and disseminate the adapted Tips Posters in your respective communities. Share this survey and take advantage […]

Commercial Tobacco User Survey

This survey project is seeking American Indians who smoke commercial cigarettes to be interviewed by Zoom for 30 – 45 minutes to give input on ways to help people quit smoking.  They do not have to be thinking about quitting; just give their perspective.  Participants will receive a $50 gift card for their time.  Requesting […]

Cost of Cigarette Smoking-Attributable Productivity Loss, U.S., 2018

CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health released the following tobacco-related article in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Cost of Cigarette Smoking-Attributable Productivity Loss, U.S., 2018 Information on morbidity-related productivity losses attributable to cigarette smoking, an important component of the economic burden of cigarette smoking, is limited.  This study fills this gap by estimating these […]

FDA Denies Authorization to Market JUUL Products

See original Food and Drug Administration Press Release Here For Immediate Release: June 23, 2022   Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued marketing denial orders (MDOs) to JUUL Labs Inc. for all of their products currently marketed in the United States. As a result, the company must stop selling and distributing these products. In addition, […]
Nathan M., age 54, Idaho; diagnosed with severe lung damage from secondhand smoke exposure; Nathan passed away in October 2013.

Quit Smoking this Father’s Day

Father’s Day is the perfect time to quit smoking.  Smoking not only causes damage to the smoker’s health, but the second- and third-hand smoke causes damage to the smoker’s children’s health as well.  Quitting smoking can be the single biggest thing a father can do to protect the health and wellbeing of his children. The […]
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