Measures that can prevent potential smokers from lighting up are catching fire nationwide, such as reevaluating the age at which consumers can buy tobacco.
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APHA champions efforts to help Americans live free of tobacco, the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Today, we join World No Tobacco Day host World Health Organization in supporting this year’s theme, “Get ready for plain packaging.”
APHA champions efforts to help Americans live tobacco-free, including laws that create smoke-free workplaces and policies that make it easier for smokers to quit. yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a step in that direction.
May 5 news: California raises tobacco purchase age, Hepatitis C deaths, federal grants for Michigan health centers
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Two court rulings drew cheers this week from APHA and public health advocates. One blocks one of the most extreme abortion bans in the U.S. and the other requires tobacco companies to admit they designed products to be as addictive as possible.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2015 “Tips from Former Smokers” ad campaign launched today, once again sharing powerful stories to inspire more Americans to quit smoking for good.
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Check out why APHA is calling for a smoke-free New Orleans in a Storify recap from The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.
CVS Health's William Shrank, MD, spoke with APHA's Public Health Newswire about the company's decision to prioritize public health.
CVS Health took a financial risk when it stopped tobacco sales in its 7,700 stores, foregoing $2 billion of annual revenue to do so.