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A new World Health Organization (WHO) shows 60 countries are on track to reduce tobacco usage from 2010-2025 by 30 percent or more. The report also says investment in evidence-based practices like funding quitlines (among other cessation practices) could help more than 150 million people quit. To read the report, follow the link.
Tobacco addiction is an addiction. It is hard for people to quit, especially on the first try. This article shows many who’ve gone through surgical treatment found there way back to tobacco after a year. To read the article, click here
A recent Johns Hopkins study found thousands of previously undetected chemicals in vapor from e-products. Previous studies of e-cigarettes have looked specifically for evidence of the hazardous chemicals found in traditional cigarettes. But here the researchers performed a non-targeted analysis to explore the full range of chemicals both in the vaping liquid and the aerosols. […]
The FDA approved marketing for 3 e-cigarette products on Tuesday, marking the first approvals under the new Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) pathway. TFND does not support the agency’s decision. Executive Director Heather Austin released this statement in response to the FDA’s decision: “We are deeply concerned about the 3 products newly designated by the […]
Flavored products are used to addict the next generation of kids. New data shows 85% of youth e-cigarette users are using flavored products. If we want to make any headway on youth prevention, we must address flavored products. Read the FDA findings by clicking here
Madeline Erickson, of Bismarck, ND, has been named a Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. We are so proud of Madeline and all of her work, especially surrounding keeping North Dakota’s Smoke-free air law intact! She was honored by CTFK during a virtual award ceremony on September 29. You can […]
A study in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists shows using electronic nicotine products during pregnancy can have negative effects on an child, including low birth weight and preterm births. To read the full study, click here.
This story form South Dakota is unfortunately true in many other other places. If you’re in North Dakota and looking to seek help, contact your health provider, local public health unit, or call the NDQuits line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669).