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in the U.S. each year because of smoking.
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Tobacco Control Policies Can Be About:
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:
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
Tobacco companies keep luring kids with candy-flavored tobacco products. Read More Here:
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Secondhand smoking greatly impacts the health of kids and adults. Learn more about what you can do to bring healthy air home here:
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:
Follow the link below to read about how tobacco affects health
A simple summary on the different marketing tactics the tobacco industry uses to target marginalized communities
Policy can be complex, but it's also powerful. Read more on what policy is all about here
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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