health in all policies 

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 TOBACCO 101

MORE THAN 480,000 PEOPLE DIE

...and most smokers try their first cigarette

before they are 18 years old.

It is the leading cause of                           

PREVENTABLE DEATH

in the U.S.

5.6 MILLION CHILDREN 

alive today will die prematurely

of tobacco-related illness.

in the U.S. each year because of smoking.

Be a Part of the Change!

 Tobacco Control Policies Can Be About: 

Electronic Cigarettes & Vaping
Electronic Cigarettes & Vaping

MYTH: E-cigarettes help individuals to quit smoking. TRUTH: Electronic smoking devices are not approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) as a smoking cessation product. Electronic smoking devices have the potential to damage the brain, heart and lungs of its users. Know the facts:

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Smoking Cessation
Smoking Cessation

Quitting smoking can be difficult, especially without any support. The California Smokers Helpline is ready to help: Tel.: 1-800-NO-BUTTS www.nobutts.org

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Flavored Tobacco
Flavored Tobacco

Tobacco companies keep luring kids with candy-flavored tobacco products. Read More Here:

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Tobacco Litter
Tobacco Litter

Explore readings on tobacco litter here:

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Clean Air in Your Home
Clean Air in Your Home

Secondhand smoking greatly impacts the health of kids and adults. Learn more about what you can do to bring healthy air home here:

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Secondhand Smoke
Secondhand Smoke

You don't need to smoke to be exposed to second-hand smoking. Unfortunately, secondhand smoke threatens the health of everyone it reaches, such as children whose lungs are developing...read more on second-hand smoking here:

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Follow the link below to read about how tobacco affects health

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A simple summary on the different marketing tactics the tobacco industry uses to target marginalized communities

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Policy can be complex, but it's also powerful. Read more on what policy is all about here

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Want to be empowered to create change in your community? Click on the link below to get started!

HEAR IT FROM THE EXPERTS!!!

THE IMPORTANCE OF POLICY

...you are creating a community level change.”​

 

— Carol McGruder, Co-Chair - African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council