Includes information on the health effects of smoking, preventing smoking, and fact and figures. From the American Lung Association, “the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research.”
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
The site features summaries of key issues in the fight against tobacco at the local, state, federal, and international level. Also presenting fact sheets on a variety of topics, including tobacco control policies and tobacco industry marketing to kids. From the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, “a leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world.”
Smoking & Tobacco Use
Links to Surgeon General’s reports, fact sheets by topic, state data, and many other publications. Click on “Youth Tobacco Prevention” on the left side of the page for educational resources and materials, such as videos, tip sheets, and posters. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Information on smoking and smokeless tobacco written for kids. Click on “More on This Topic” (at the bottom of the page) for additional articles. From the nonprofit group The Nemours Foundation
A free resource center focusing on tobacco and smoking issues, featuring tobacco news, information, assistance for smokers trying to quit, alerts on tobacco control issues, and coverage of the many issues surrounding tobacco, nicotine, cigarettes and cigars.
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