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  • This Mother’s Day, Help Your Mom Go Smokefree
    May 3, 2010 - This Mother’s Day, give your mom the gift that not only lasts a lifetime, but can lead to a longer, healthier lifetime – help her quit smoking. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in America, and its toll on women—including mothers—is tragic. If your mom is a smoker, and wants to quit, why not show your love for her with a gift membership to the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking© Online?
  • FDA Takes Action to Protect Kids from Tobacco Addiction
    March 19, 2010 - On March 19 the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products published a new rule to protect kids from tobacco addiction and premature death from tobacco use. The new rule, which becomes effective on June 22 – exactly one year after President Obama signed the historic Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act into law -- prohibits a wide range of sales, distribution, and marketing of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to youth.
  • Tobacco Control: How Does Your State Rate?
    January 12, 2010 - According to the Surgeon General, there is no safe level of exposure to tobacco smoke. Every breath you take that contains tobacco smoke increases your risk of debilitating and even fatal illness. That’s why tobacco control laws are important. Laws that eliminate workplace smoking, make smoking more expensive or help a smoker quit, ultimately reduces tobacco’s terrible toll on our nation’s health. But what is the federal government doing to protect everyone from tobacco? And how does your state rate, compared to others? The American Lung Association’s State of Tobacco Control 2009 report has the answers.
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