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 […]

Stamp Out Smoking Urges Arkansans to Set a Quit Date

To raise awareness for Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Governor Asa Hutchinson, Stamp Out Smoking, and the Arkansas Department of Health are encouraging tobacco users across the state to stamp out smoking for good. Arkansans are being encouraged to celebrate the 39th annual Great American Smokeout (GASO) on November 19th by […]

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 […]