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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 […]

Arkansas Students Stand Up to ‘Big Tobacco’ with Statewide Essay Project

(Little Rock, Ark.) – Winners have been selected out of more than 774 entries received from around the state for the Stamp Out Smoking (SOS) Project Prevent’s My Reason to Write essay project. Arkansas students composed essays based on this year’s theme, “Inspire, Enlighten, Lead: Stand Up to Big Tobacco,” […]

Health Advisory Notice for Healthcare Providers

Important Information Relating to Electronic Cigarettes, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) and Other Vapor Products In the last several years, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) have begun to penetrate the Arkansas environment. These devices, also known as e-cigarettes, e-cigars, vaping devices, e-hookah, etc., usually have some type of nicotine base […]

Public Health Advisory

To Consumers of Electronic Cigarettes, Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) and Other Vapor Products The Arkansas Department of Health is issuing this Public Health Advisory to consumers and is advising caution when considering e-cigarettes, Electronic Delivery Systems (ENDS), and vaping devices. These devices contain and emit harmful chemicals, are currently […]

Stamp Out Smoking Announces Winners of the 2014 Art Contest

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 25, 2014) – The 2014 Stamp Out Smoking art contest received more than 200 entries from more than 12 schools across Arkansas in its first year of implementation through high schools. The contest was open to Arkansas students in ninth through twelfth grades, who were eligible […]