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Tobacco Prevention

Big Tobacco, Stay Away From Our Schools!

Bechara Choucair, M.D. | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Bechara Choucair, M.D.

We hope other cities will take notice and adopt similar legislation to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco without delay. Together we can keep more children from ever lighting up, which in turn will help them grow into healthier young adults.

Amid Budget Woes, State Funding For Tobacco Prevention At Lowest Level Since 1999

AP | By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 11.30.2011 | Business

RICHMOND, Va. -- States have cut funding for tobacco prevention programs 12 percent this year, to the lowest level since 1999, according to a new repo...

States Cut Funding For Tobacco Prevention, Report Says

AP | MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — States cut funding for state tobacco prevention programs more than 15 percent this year, pushing it further than ever below fede...

Stamp Out Smoking: Take Action Today

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

There's a killer at large in our communities linked to 1 out of 5 deaths. The killer is tobacco, the leading preventable cause of death in the United States.