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Arkansas Ranks Number 1 in Cancer Deaths in Men

A study was released on October 24, 2016 that tells of a very serious problem in Arkansas. The study found that 2,175 people died in 2014 from smoking-related cancers. That put Arkansas in the #2 spot, just behind Kentucky. But wait, Arkansas is in the #1 spot for men who […]

Lung Cancer and Tobacco Use

Sure, you’ve heard of a thousand ways tobacco use and smoking can hurt your body. You’ve also heard of how quitting can save your life. But here’s the blunt truth of it all. Tobacco use, especially smoking cigarettes, does serious damage to your body in two ways. These two ways have […]

Powerful New Ads Mark the 5th year of the Successful “Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign

CDC’s graphic anti-smoking campaign will air January 25 A brand-new series of emotionally powerful ads kick off the fifth year of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign. The new ads tell moving, personal stories of Americans suffering from smoking-related illnesses, including heart disease, tooth […]

FDA Warning about Deceptive Marketing of Natural American Spirit Cigarettes, Other Brands Is Critically Important to Protect Consumers

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, DC – The Food and Drug Administration today has taken a critically important action to protect the American public from tobacco industry deception by warning several manufacturers – most prominently Reynolds American’s subsidiary, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, and […]

Free Webinar: Tailoring Tobacco Cessation Interventions for Special Populations served by Federally Qualified Health Centers

On Tuesday, September 1 at 2 p.m. ET the GW Cancer Institute will host a free webinar on Tailoring Tobacco Cessation Interventions for Special Populations Served by Federally Qualified Health Centers. The webinar will feature Mandi Pratt-Chapman, Director of the GW Cancer Institute, who will discuss findings from a literature review and an evaluation of […]

2015 Big Pitch Film Festival Winners Announced

Har-Ber High School has been selected as the advanced division winner of the twelfth annual Big Pitch Film Festival. Stamp Out Smoking (SOS) received 129 video entries and 29 storyboard entries for the festival. The film festival gives Arkansas students the opportunity to film, star in and produce videos promoting […]

Must watch: John Oliver takes down Big Tobacco.

Last night, John Oliver laid a hilarious 18-minute smack-down on Big Tobacco! The host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight rightly skewered Philip Morris International and other Big Tobacco companies for targeting kids around the world and bullying countries that try to save lives. And it was awesome. He introduced a […]