Posts Tagged: smoke-free

Freedom From Nicotine Addiction

This July 4, as we commemorate our nation’s independence, declare your freedom from nicotine addiction or encourage a smoker in your life to quit. To promote this different kind of independence, CDC created an eCard, button, and a feature article designed to raise awareness about tobacco addiction, encourage smokers to make a quit attempt, and… Read more »

Encourage Dads to Quit Smoking

This June, as we observe Father’s Day and National Men’s Health Week, remember that not smoking or quitting smoking is one of the best things a man can do for his health and the health of his family. In honor of Father’s Day, CDC created new e-cards, a button, and a feature article designed to… Read more »

Top 10 Tobacco Control Achievements 2001-2010

CDC online article identifies top 10 public health achievements of the first decade of the 21st century. Tobacco control makes the list, due to a federal cigarette tax increase; more smoke-free laws; and FDA regulations that ban flavored cigarettes, restrict youth access to tobacco products, and require larger, more graphic warning labels on cigarette packages…. Read more »

Tobacco Control State Highlights 2010

At 5:30 p.m. CDT, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius presented a new CDC report, Tobacco Control State Highlights 2010, at the Association of Health Care Journalists’ annual conference in Chicago. This important resource provides a state-by-state snapshot of tobacco use prevention and control efforts throughout the nation and highlights high-impact,… Read more »