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Tobacco/ENDS Products

Tobacco/ENDS Products refers to any of several plants whose leaves are prepared for smoking, chewing, or as snuff, which can be found in cigarettes, cigars, pipes, or any product or products made from such leaves and electronic nicotine delivery systems.

American Lung Association

American lung associationThe American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy, and research. With the generous support of the public we are “Fighting for Air.” When you join the American Lung Association in the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air, you help save lives today and keep America healthy tomorrow.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Tips From Former Smokers

CDC: Tips From Former Smokers

The Tips from Former Smokers campaign features real people suffering as a result of smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke. Their compelling stories send a powerful message: Quit smoking now. Or better yet — don’t start.

Fresh Empire

Fresh Empire logo“Fresh Empire” is FDA’s first public education campaign designed to prevent and reduce tobacco use among at-risk multicultural youth ages 12-17 who identify with hip-hop culture, specifically African American, Hispanic, and Asian American/Pacific Islander youth.

“Fresh Empire” targets youth who identify with the hip-hop peer crowd—an innovative and promising segmentation approach that focuses on youth who share the same core ideals, have similar life experiences and common interests, and are at higher risk for tobacco use.

Kick Butts!

Kick Butts logoKick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up, and seize control against Big Tobacco.

Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes & Young People

The 2016 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults is the first report issued by a Federal agency that comprehensively reviews the public health issue of electronic cigarettes and their impact on our nation’s young people. Evidence was gathered from studies that included one or more of three age groups: young adolescents (11–14 years of age); adolescents (15–17 years of age); and young adults (18–25 years of age).

My Last Dip


At MyLastDip, we offer a family of unique research-tested, self-help programs designed specifically to help chewing tobacco users quit for good. Developed by researchers with over 40 years’ experience in helping chewers quit tobacco, these programs have been funded by research grants from the National Cancer Institute (U.S. National Institutes of Health).

National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco and Cancer Control

Health Network Control logoThe National Behavioral Health Network for Tobacco & Cancer Control is 1 of 8 CDC National Networks that ignite action to eliminate tobacco use and cancer disparities. NBHN serves as a resource hub for organizations, healthcare providers, and public health professionals seeking to combat these disparities among individuals with mental illnesses and addictions.

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse – E-Cigarettes

expertviews-ecig-lockupSeparate the myths from the facts. Developed by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, a trusted authority on addiction research.

Not So Safe

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Youth might think vaping is “safe” because there’s no tobacco. Unfortunately, we just don’t know that for a fact. And it might be years before we really understand the long-term damage vaping can do to your body. We do know some things about e-cigs, though. And they might surprise you. And disgust you. And possibly freak you out a little. Or a lot.

The Real Cost

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Chances are, you’ve already heard that smoking is harmful to your health.

We don’t need to tell you that.

We’re here to fill in the blanks—to explain what makes smoking so harmful—and to debunk a few myths while we’re at it.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: 50 Years of Tobacco Control

RWJF logoExplore milestones in tobacco control with this interactive tool and find out what we can do together to make tobacco history.

SelfMade Health Network

unnamedSelfMade Health Network is a national network of dedicated professionals, organizations and communities seeking to eliminate cancer and tobacco-related disparities among our nation’s most vulnerable, underserved and “high-risk” populations. As a cross-sector network of members, we aim to educate, empower and mobilize systems within communities nationwide for a healthier future.

Our network is the newest member of the CDC’s consortium of national networks, jointly funded by the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) and Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC), established to advance prevention efforts related to tobacco-related and cancer health disparities among vulnerable populations.  Our strategic focus areas are breast, cervical , colorectal and lung cancer prevention, screening, control and survivorship, tobacco use screening and cessation and tobacco-free environments.

Smokefree Movies

smoke free moviesThe U.S. tobacco industry has a long, documented history of collaborating with the U.S. film industry to promote smoking and tobacco brands. Explore this site to learn more about how tobacco bought its way into movies and how we can get it out, once and for all.

Smokefree Teen

Smokefree Teen

This site is designed & run by people at the National Cancer Institute. We want you to take control of your health. We’re NOT going to tell you what to do. This site is designed to help you understand the decisions you make—especially the decision to quit smoking—and how those decisions fit into your life.

Smoking Cessation Leadership Center

Smoking Cessation Center logoSCLC aims to increase smoking cessation rates and increase the number of health professionals who help smokers quit.

This Free Life Campaign

free“This Free Life” aims to reach LGBT young adults by appealing to their shared values, similar life experiences and common interests. The campaign reflects LGBT young adults’ desire to be “free” as it relates to their lives and experiences, and connects this desire to the importance of being free from tobacco. The essence of the campaign is expressed through its tagline: “Freedom to Be, Tobacco-Free.”

The Truth

truth_logoTruth focuses on spreading awareness and inspiring action in the fight to end smoking.

Truth Tobacco Industry Documents: University of California San Francisco

An archive of 14 million documents created by tobacco companies about their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, scientific research and political activities, hosted by the UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management.

What Are We Vaping?

imagesYouth might think vaping is “safe” because there’s no tobacco. Unfortunately, we just don’t know that for a fact. And it might be years before we really understand the long-term damage vaping can do to your body. We do know some things about e-cigs, though. And they might surprise you. And disgust you. And possibly freak you out a little. Or a lot.