This is massive news from the FDA and would have extraordinary, positive effects on public health and tobacco dependence. We are at least a few years away from any rule, but the move is very welcomed and we are excited to see the end product. We have pasted the full FDA release below: For […]
This story was published by KFYRTV in Bismarck about our third annual Quit Week. Quit Week is a statewide media campaign to raise awareness about quitting tobacco and the resources available to help them do it. We also thank Bismarck Burleigh Public Health for helping spread the message and all of our local public health […]
This is a piece printed by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and written by Kayla McPike, a rising junior at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and a Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Youth Ambassador. McPike describes the personal toll of menthol cigarettes and the effect on her family. To read her piece, click here.
A new, first of its kind study is showing the damage vaping products have on US healthcare expenditures. According to the study, all adult e-cigarette use lead to higher healthcare usage and costs: $15 billion nationally and $2,024 per user. $1.3 billion of this total was attributed to exclusive e-product usage. To read the […]
This article was published by the World Health Organization (WHO) detailing the damage tobacco production and pollution does to the environment. To read the report, click on the link below. Tobacco: Poisoning Our Planet WHO Report