Tobacco Use among American Indian and Alaska Natives Populations Click here to download the fact sheet summarizing tobacco use among California’s American Indian and Alaska Natives populations. Tobacco use among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the…
Addiction is Never Sweet or Cool Why is flavored tobacco an issue? Flavors, including menthol, make it easier to start smoking. Flavors are very tempting because they taste good, and make tobacco smoke less…
Kids are Big Tobacco’s “Replacement” Customers While the tobacco industry claims they no longer target kids, they still use tactics to attract kids to use their products. They use enticing flavors, colorful packaging, and…
Protect Your Family From E-cigarettes What are e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes are devices that use a battery to heat a liquid nicotine solution (“e-liquid”). The heated e-liquid creates an aerosol that is breathed into the…
2016 California Tobacco Facts and Figures Smoking prevalence in California has steadily declined since the comprehensive tobacco control program began in 1989. Adult smoking prevalence in California declined by 51.1% between 1988 and 2014,…
Multi-Unit Housing Secondhand Smoke [VIDEO] Smoke from a neighboring apartment can enter through the ventilation system, through cracks in the walls, and even through floorboards and light fixtures.
Nicotine Angst [GALLERY] Everyone knows nicotine is addictive, but that's not the whole story. It poses special dangers to the developing teen brain. You may have heard that nicotine is as harmless as caffeine, but read on to see why that's utter bunk.
Smoke Screen [GALLERY] The tobacco industry has long used movies to reinforce the glamorous image of smoking. Historically, the industry spent millions to have on-screen heroes and sex symbols smoke their brands.
Debi Austin: “Voicebox – In Memory” [VIDEO] In this ad from 1996, Debi Austin discusses her struggle to quit smoking even after having her larynx removed due to a tobacco-related cancer diagnosis. The making of…
Debi Austin’s Story [VIDEO] Debi Austin started smoking at the age of 13. She continued to smoke through a stoma in her throat even after being diagnosed with cancer and having her…
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