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An insightful webinar will discuss what America would be like without the taint of cigarette smoke. The Wednesday webinar is hosted by The Legacy Foundation. Here are the details: To coincide with a new book recently released by Columbia University Press titled, After Tobacco: What Would Happen if Americans Stopped... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Missouri's Tobacco Control Exchange
A St. Louis jury is trying to decide if Missouri smokers deserve a $700 million settlement from Philip Morris. The case went to the jury on Monday, UPI reports. The case involves claims about light cigarettes. Some say those ads were deceptive, making smokers believe they were safer. Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Missouri's Tobacco Control Exchange
The University of Missouri-St. Louis is completely smoke-free. It isn't easy for smokers to either change their puffing habits, or to quit all together. That is why the university is offering quit help. Free. Read about the program here: http://blogs.umsl.edu/news/2011/10/20/no-smoking/ Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Missouri's Tobacco Control Exchange
Tobacco-Free Missouri has scheduled it's holiday luncheon for Tuesday, Dec. 6 beginning at noon. This year's event will be held at Soulard Restaurant, 1731 S.7th St., in St. Louis. The meeting will be packed with education, networking opportunities, and great food at a discounted price. Watch your e-mail for more... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Missouri's Tobacco Control Exchange
A Missouri Foundation for Health study shows that rural Missouri men are exposed to more secondhand smoke than their urban counterparts. The study also shows that Missourians overall are exposed to more secondhand smoke than people nationwide. Here are the details from St. Louis Public Radio: A 2007 telephone survey... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Missouri's Tobacco Control Exchange
HealthDay from U.S. News and World Report offers some excellent tips on creating a smoke-free - and kid-friendly - home. These tips come from the American Academy of Pediatrics and are just in time for the holiday season: Always smoke outdoors. Create a designated, comfortable area outside where you and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Missouri's Tobacco Control Exchange
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