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2011 
  • September 15, 2011 West Virginia Has Highest Rate of Pregnant Smokers. Read more.
  • September 15, 2011 U.S. Seeks to Ban Electronic Cigarettes on Airplanes. Read more.
  • September 14, 2011 “Attractive” Tobacco Displays Entice Youth to Smoke. Read more.
  • September 14, 2011 Quitting Smoking Improves Personality Traits in Young Adults. Read more.
  • September 13, 2011 US Submarines: Underwater Smoking Cessation Laboratories. Read more.
  • September 13, 2011 Gender Differences in Smoking Cessation among FEP Patients. Read more.
  • September 12, 2011 Why Are Young Children Smoking in Indonesia? Read more.
  • September 12, 2011 Tobacco Smoke Exposes Children to Lead. Read more.
  • September 8, 2011 Adult Smoking Rate is Slowly Declining, CDC Reports. Read more.
  • September 8, 2011 One in Four Look Down on Smokers, Study Finds. Read more.
  • September 7, 2011 Alere and Voxiva Partner to Offer Enhanced Text-Based Cessation Services. Read more.
  • September 6, 2011 Study Shows Mortality Rates Can Decline Rapidly After a Decrease in Smoking. Read more.
  • September 6, 2011 Kids Who Live With Smokers Miss More School. Read more.
  • September 2, 2011 Secretary Sebelius: Protecting Youth from Big Tobacco. Read more.
  • September 1, 2011 Many Colleges Across the Country Are Going Smoke-Free. Read more.
  • September 1, 2011 Sampoerna Advertisement in Indonesia Says Cigarettes are Worth Dying For. Read more.
  • August 31, 2011 Using Snuff During Pregnancy: Is It Worse Than Smoking? Read more.
  • August 31, 2011 Smokeless Tobacco Increasing in Popularity. Read more.
  • August 30, 2011 Quitting Snus After Myocardial Infarction Linked to Improved Mortality Rates. Read more.
  • August 30, 2011 Smoking Causes More Arterial Damage In Women Than In Men. Read more.
  • August 29, 2011 Smoking While Pregnant Tied to Psychiatric Medication Use in Kids. Read more.
  • August 29, 2011 Australia the First Nation to Ban Tobacco Package Logos. Read more.
  • August 26, 2011 Do Government Subsidies To The U.S. Film Industry Promote Youth Smoking? Read more.
  • August 26, 2011 Teen Smoking and Drinking Higher Among Facebook Users. Read more.
  • August 25, 2011 Study Shows Deep Link Between Smoking While Pregnant and Asthma. Read more.
  • August 25, 2011 Graphic Images on Unbranded Cigarette Packs Reduces Demand. Read more.
  • August 24, 2011 Employers Tie Lower Health Plan Premiums to Tobacco Screening. Read more.
  • August 23, 2011 Hookah Use On the Rise Among California Youth. Read more.
  • August 23, 2011 Smokers with Comorbid Conditions Can Quit With Help from Doctors. Read more.
  • August 22, 2011 New Tobacco Cessation Assessment Tool Available for Hospitals. Read more.
  • August 22, 2011 Bladder Cancer Risk For Smokers Even Higher Than Previously Thought. Read more.
  • August 18, 2011 Some Worry E-Cigarettes May Be Worse Than Traditional Ones. Read more.
  • August 17, 2011 Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development Share Thoughts About Global Tobacco Control. Read more.
  • August 17, 2011 Big Tobacco Files Lawsuit Over New Cigarette Warning Labels. Read more.
  • August 16, 2011 Record Number of People in England Attempting to Quit Smoking. Read more.
  • August 15, 2011 New Study on Menthols Show They Make it Harder to Quit Smoking. Read more.
  • August 11, 2011 Ban on Smokeless Tobacco in Major League Baseball May Be Difficult to Attain. Read more.
  • August 11, 2011 Smoking Increases Heart Risk More in Women than Men. Read more.
  • August 11, 2011 Study Shows Pumping Iron Helps Smokers Quit Without Weight Gain. Read more.
  • August 10, 2011 Taking Vitamins May Undermine Smokers’ Motivation to Quit. Read more.
  • August 10, 2011 Early Morning Smokers Have Higher Cancer Risk. Read more.
  • August 8, 2011 Ramadan Provides an Opportunity for Muslim Smokers to Quit for Good. Read more.
  • August 8, 2011 Casual Smoking on the Rise While Heavy Smoking Declines among Teens. Read more.
  • August 4, 2011 Study Links Smoking With Brain Changes and Memory Decline. Read more.
  • August 4, 2011 Smoking Cessation Program for Head Start Parents Shows Promise. Read more.
  • August 2, 2011 Effects of Tobacco Use among African American Males in Rural Alabama. Read more.
  • August 2, 2011 Michael Douglas Not the Only Cancer Patient Who Can’t Quit Smoking. Read more.
  • August 2, 2011 FTC Reports on Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Advertising and Promotion. Read more.
  • August 1, 2011 Cigarette Smoke Especially Dangerous to People with COPD. Read more.
  • August 1, 2011 Company Debuts Disposable Electronic Cigarettes. Read more.
  • July 29, 2011 Eco-Friendly Cigarette Advertisements Make Anti-Tobacco Groups Fume. Read more.
  • July 28, 2011 Common Process for Both the Pleasurable and Anxiety-Reducing Effects of Nicotine. Read more.
  • July 28, 2011 Many Smokers Cling to Old Fears About the Health Effects of Smoking Cessation Aids. Read more.
  • July 27, 2011 Chantix Label Updated by the FDA. Read more.
  • July 27, 2011 Cultural Use of Tobacco Among Minnesota American Indians Poses Health Threat. Read more.
  • July 25, 2011 Smoking Following a Heart Attack Increases Risk of Death Five-Fold. Read more.
  • July 25, 2011 Fewer Young People See Heavy Smoking as High Risk. Read more.
  • July 22, 2011 Safety of Dissolvable Tobacco Products is Disputed. Read more.
  • July 22, 2011 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Faces Several Individual Claims From Ex-smokers. Read more.
  • July 19, 2011 Secondhand Smoke Linked to Hearing Loss in Teens. Read more.
  • July 19, 2011 Pharmacy Tobacco Sales in San Francisco. Read more.
  • July 18, 2011 Clean Indoor Air Regulation Reduces Hospital Admissions for Acute Coronary Syndrome. Read more.
  • July 18, 2011 Cigarette Price Increases Do Not Dissuade Wealthier and Middle-Aged Smokers. Read more.
  • July 18, 2011 California’s Low Smoking Rate Masks Disparities. Read more.
  • July 15, 2011 California’s Adult Smoking Rate Hits Record Low. Read more.
  • July 14, 2011 Smokers Turn to Pipe Tobacco to Avoid Higher Taxes. Read more.
  • July 14, 2011 Quitting Smoking When Pregnancy is Confirmed Reduces Complications. Read more.
  • July 13, 2011 Serious Birth Defects Linked to Smoking During Pregnancy. Read more.
  • July 13, 2011 Bollywood Films Promote Smoking Among Children, Study Shows. Read more.
  • July 12, 2011 Secondhand Smoke Linked to ADHD and Learning Disabilities in Children. Read more.
  • July 12, 2011 Progress Made in the Global Fight Against Tobacco, but Countries Must Step Up Their Efforts. Read more.
  • July 8, 2011 New Smoking Cessation Telehealth Application Launched in the UK. Read more.
  • July 8, 2011 Australia Introduces Tough Restrictions on Tobacco Packaging. Read more.
  • July 7, 2011 Iceland Debates Bill Requiring Cigarettes to be Prescription-Only. Read more.
  • July 6, 2011 India Leads the World in Oral Cancer. Read more.
  • July 6, 2011 Motivational Text Messages May Help Smokers Quit. Read more.
  • July 6, 2011 Lung Cancer Screenings Have Potential, but Several Questions Remain. Read more.
  • July 1, 2011 Smoking During Pregnancy Affects Child’s HDL Levels Later in Life. Read more.
  • June 30, 2011 UK Smokefree Law Still Widely Supported Four Years Later. Read more.
  • June 30, 2011 Stanford Medical School Study Finds Predatory Advertising for Menthol Cigarettes. Read more.
  • June 28, 2011 Quitline Calls Spike Following Announcement of New Cigarette Warning Labels. Read more.
  • June 28, 2011 Tobacco Sales to Minors at Record Low. Read more.
  • June 27, 2011 FDA to Review the Public Health Impact of Menthol Cigarettes. Read more.
  • June 27, 2011 Obama Administration Expands Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Services. Read more.
  • June 24, 2011 Prostate Cancer More Aggressive in Men Who Smoke. Read more.
  • June 24, 2011 Parents with Children in Surgery More Motivated to Quit Smoking. Read more.
  • June 22, 2011 Smokers Nationwide Wanted for a Free Online Smoking Cessation Study. Read more.
  • June 21, 2011 FDA Announces New Cigarette Warning Labels. Read more.
  • June 20, 2011 Nearly 900,000 Fewer Cancer Deaths in the US Since 1990. Read more.
  • June 20, 2011 “Text2Quit” Smoking Cessation App Launched by Voxiva. Read more.
  • June 17, 2011 ATTACK Toolkit Webinar & Social Norms Strategy. Read more.
  • June 15, 2011 Bill Gates Joins Baidu CEO to Announce Anti-Smoking Initiative in China. Read more.
  • June 15, 2011 Smoking in Front of Preteens Can Get Them Hooked on Cigarettes. Read more.
  • June 14, 2011 NY Assemblyman Pushes to Ban Smoking in Cars with Children. Read more.
  • June 13, 2011 Quitlines Work Regardless of Recruiting Method. Read more.
  • June 13, 2011 Waiting List Patients in the UK Asked to Quit Smoking Before Operations. Read more.
  • June 10, 2011 Smoking Increases Risk of Peripheral Arterial Disease in Women. Read more.
  • June 10, 2011 American Lung Association Encourages LGBT Community to Take Pride in their Health. Read more.  
  • June 7, 2011 Some Military Bases Discount Tobacco More than Law Allows. Read more.
  • June 7, 2011 Physicians Can Get Paid for Providing Smoking Cessation Treatment. Read more.
  • June 6, 2011 Smokers Surveyed View Nicotine As Addictive As Cocaine. Read more.
  • June 6, 2011 Health Advocates Take Action Against the Hookah. Read more.
  • June 3, 2011 Rhode Island Launches Cell Phone Smoking Cessation Program. Read more.
  • June 3, 2011 Judge Upholds Ruling in Tobacco RICO Case. Read more.
  • June 2, 2011 Age, Gender, and Social Advantage Affect Chances of Quitting Smoking. Read more.
  • June 1, 2011 Philip Morris Suing Uruguay Over Smoking Ban. Read more.
  • June 1, 2011 Kansas is Test Market for New “Tobacco Sticks.” Read more.
  • May 26, 2011 Pilot Program Attempts to Help the Mentally Ill Quit Smoking. Read more.
  • May 26, 2011 Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey: Smoking Cessation Program Deserves Funding. Read more.
  • May 25, 2011 Smoking Increases Chances of Developing Cancer in Women Already at High Risk. Read more.
  • May 23, 2011 Researchers at Roswell Park Recommend Changes to Cigarette Packaging. Read more.
  • May 23, 2011 Emergency Room Admissions Reduced in Ireland Following Workplace Smoking Ban. Read more.
  • May 20, 2011 Advice from Physicians May Help to Curb Teen Smoking. Read more.
  • May 19, 2011 Smoking During Pregnancy Found to Alter Fetal DNA. Read more.
  • May 17, 2011 Smoking Cessation Can Reduce Severity of Side Effects for Radiotherapy Patients. Read more.
  • May 17, 2011 Genetic Factors Make Quitting Harder for Some Smokers. Read more
  • May 16, 2011 Study Finds Fake Cigarettes May Help Some Smokers Quit. Read more.
  • May 13, 2011 A Billion Deaths From Tobacco. Read more.
  • May 13, 2011 Social Smokers Need More Targeted Cessation Strategies. Read more.
  • May 11, 2011 CEO Says Tobacco is Not Hard to Quit. Read more.
  • May 9, 2011 Another Study Confirms the Harmful Effects of Secondhand Smoke. Read more.
  • May 5, 2011 Second-Hand Smoke Raises Blood Pressure in Boys. Read more.
  • May 4, 2011 One Billion Tobacco Deaths in the 21st Century? Read more.
  • May 4, 2011 Tobacco Cessation at the Workplace. Read more.
  • May 3, 2011 Vaccines to Treat Addiction. Read more.
  • May 3, 2011 China Goes Smoke-Free. Read more.
  • May 3, 2011 Smoking Cessation among Minorities and Low Socioeconomic Groups. Read more.
  • April 27, 2011 Starting Chantix Earlier May Help Smokers Quit. Read more.
  • April 26, 2011 FDA: Non-therapeutic E-cigarettes are Tobacco Products. Read more.
  • April 25, 2011 CDC Releases Smoke-Free Policies in Multiunit Housing Manual. Read more.
  • April 25, 2011 Prediction: Comprehensive Smoking Bans Across U.S by 2020. Read more.
  • April 21, 2011 Quitting Tobacco Lowers Risk for Kidney Cancer. Read more.
  • April 20, 2011 Are Financial Incentives Effective in Promoting Smoking Cessation? Read more.
  • April 19, 2011 Cigarettes are Toxic for the Environment. Read more.
  • April 19, 2011 Thirdhand Smoke Harmful to Unborn Babies’ Lungs. Read more.
  • April 15, 2011 HealthForumOnline Updates Online Cessation Courses. Read more.
  • April 15, 2011 Pharmacists Expanding Access to Cessation Resources. Read more.
  • April 12, 2011 Traditional Tobacco Use and Cessation Among American Indians. Read more.
  • April 11, 2011 Extreme Athletes Convey Anti-Tobacco Message to Students. Read more.
  • April 1, 2011 Public Health Officials Push to Remove Smokeless Tobacco from MLB. Read more.
  • March 31, 2011 Teen Smoking Associated with Further Drug Use. Read more.
  • March 30, 2011 Australian Government Launches Anti-Smoking Campaign Aimed at Indigenous Population. Read more.
  • March 29, 2011 China Passes New Anti-Tobacco Law. Read more.
  • March 29, 2011 Lab Experiments Find that Nicotine Raises Blood Sugar Levels. Read more.
  • March 29, 2011 Survey Shows Menthol Smokers Feel “Twice-Addicted." Read more.
  • March 25, 2011 Panel Chief: F.D.A. Could Still Ban Menthol. Read more.
  • March 24, 2011 Smoking Cessation: The Benefits and Challenges of Internet Use. Read more.
  • March 23, 2011 Environmental Harm from Tobacco. Read more.
  • March 23, 2011 Parents Support Smoke-Exposure Testing for Kids. Read more.
  • March 21, 2011 Heavy Smoking Is Declining In the United States. Read more.
  • March 18, 2011 Second Hand Smoke Linked to Breast Cancer. Read more.
  • March 17, 2011 Menthol Cigarettes Attract More Teens. Read more.
  • March 16, 2011 Smoking Cessation Before Surgery – When is The Right Time? Read more.
  • March 15, 2011 Text Messages and Smoking Cessation. Read more.
  • March 11, 2011 Light Smokers May Struggle to Quit as Much as Heavy Smokers. Read more.
  • March 10, 2011 Medical Student-Run Smoking Cessation Clinics Effective for the Underserved. Read more.
  • March 9, 2011 U.K. to Announce New Packaging Rules for Tobacco. Read more.
  • March 9, 2011 Varenicline More Effective Than Placebo for Smoking Cessation in COPD Patients. Read more.
  • March 4, 2011 Smoking Causes Altered Brain Function in Teens. Read more.
  • March 4, 2011 Women in Developing Countries at Risk for Tobacco Deaths. Read more.
  • March 3, 2011 Long-Term NRT Use Potentially Acceptable. Read more.
  • March 3, 2011 Is Sudden Smoking Cessation a Sign of Lung Cancer? Read more.
  • March 2, 2011 Smoking Cessation Improves Quality of Life of COPD Patients. Read more.
  • March 1, 2011 Rhode Island Improving Access to Cessation Services. Read more.
  • February 25, 2011 ALA Launches “Quitter in You” Campaign. Read more.
  • February 23, 2011 Smoking During Head and Neck Cancer Therapy Worsens Outcome. Read more.
  • February 23, 2011 The Use of Midwives to Prevent Pregnant Women from Smoking. Read more.
  • February 16, 2011 Senate Democrats Call on Major League Baseball to Ban Tobacco Use. Read more.
  • February 16, 2011 Smoke-Free or Smoker-Free Workplaces? Read more.
  • February 11, 2011 Healthy People 2020. Read more.
  • February 10, 2011 Implicit and Explicit Attitudes About Smoking Have an Impact on Cessation. Read more.
  • February 10, 2011 Can Brain Scans Predict Success in Quitting Smoking? Read more.
  • February 7, 2011 DoD Expands Cessation Efforts. Read more.
  • February 3, 2011 Cancer Patients Reluctant to Quit Smoking. Read more.
  • February 2, 2011 Baseball Superstar Tries to Quit Chewing Tobacco. Read more.
  • February 1, 2011 Tobacco Cessation in European Countries. Read more.
  • February 1, 2011 Dental Practitioners Help Increase Quit Rates. Read more.
  • January 27, 2011 Nicotine Vaccine? Read more.
  • January 26, 2011 The Military’s Stance Against Tobacco. Read more.
  • January 25, 2011 Convenient Cessation by TheCarrot.com. Read more.
  • January 25, 2011 States Receive Failing Grades in Tobacco Prevention. Read more.
  • January 21, 2011 Brief Smoking Cessation Interventions Conducted in Emergency Rooms Proven to Be Effective. Read more.
  • January 20, 2011 Cigarettes Can Damage DNA Within Minutes. Read more.
  • January 18, 2011 Electronic Health Records Help Identify and Treat Tobacco Users. Read more.
  • January 13, 2011 Combined Internet and Telephone Tobacco Cessation Treatments Yields Higher Success Rate. Read more.
  • January 12, 2011 Drugs May Help Smokers Quit. Read more.
  • January 11, 2011 Phone Calls Could Yield Significant Health and Economic Gains. Read more.
  • January 11, 2011 Smoking Cessation Increases Risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Read more.
  • January 10, 2011 Smoking Cessation Improves RA Treatment Responsiveness. Read more.
  • January 5, 2011 Smoking Cessation in Patients with Bladder Cancer. Read more.
  • January 5, 2011 “Good Cholesterol” increases after Quitting Smoking. Read more.
  • January 5, 2011 Connecticut’s Tobacco Funds to Help Medicaid Smokers Quit. Read more.
  • January 4, 2011 Smokeless Tobacco for Quitters? Read more.
 
2010 
  • December 22, 2010 Smoking and Cancer Pain. Read more.
  • December 22, 2010 Connecticut Attorney General Supports Tobacco Cessation Services. Read more.
  • December 22, 2010 Motivational Interviewing and Smoking Cessation. Read more.
  • December 17, 2010 NY State Providers Urged to Help Smokers Quit. Read more.
  • December 16, 2010 Smoking Cessation Services Required in the UK Before Surgery. Read more.
  • December 13, 2010 Treating PTSD and Smoking together Helps Vets Kick Smoking. Read more.
  • December 10, 2010 Furthering Smoking Cessation Among High Risk Teens. Read more.
  • December 10. 2010 Court Rules FDA May Not Regulate Electronic Cigarettes. Read more.
  • December 9, 2010 Smokers More Likely to Develop Oral Cancers. Read more.
  • December 8, 2010 Decreases in Hospitalizations for Cardiovascular Disease Due to MassHealth Benefit. Read more.
  • December 7, 2010 Innovative Cessation Therapy. Read more.
  • December 2, 2010 Quitting Smoking Makes People Happy. Read more.
  • December 1, 2010 Study Confirms Racial Disparities in Smoking-Attribute Mortality and Years Potential Life Lost. Read more.
  • December 1, 2010 ARRA Funds Tobacco Cessation Projects at NCI. Read more
  • November 23, 2010 Are Graphic Pictures Enough? Read more.
  • November 19, 2010 Quitting Smoking Raises “Good” Cholesterol Levels. Read more.
  • November 19, 2010 Community Pharmacies Could be Effective for Smoking Cessation Promotion. Read more.
  • November 18, 2010 Insurers Pay Now, Save Later With Quit-Smoking Rules: Insight. Read more.
  • November 17, 2010 Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence Guideline in Spanish. Read more.
  • November 16, 2010 California Puts Limit on E-Cigarette Marketing. Read more.
  • November 15, 2010 The Role of Mentholated Cigarette Smoking in Smoking Behaviors in U.S. Populations. Read more.
  • November 15, 2010 ACS’s Annual Great American Smokeout. Read more.
  • November 12, 2010 22nd Century Awarded Grant for Smoking Cessation Aid. Read more.
  • November 11, 2010 ‘Why to Quit’ Ads Evoke Emotional Response for Viewers. Read more.
  • November 9, 2010 Three Months NOT Four Weeks for Stop Smoking Services. Read more.
  • November 8, 2010 Widespread Use of Smokeless Tobacco in the U.S. Read more.
  • November 5, 2010 E-cigarettes Harmful? What the two sides are saying. Read more.
  • November 4, 2010 State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco-Dependence Treatments. Read more.
  • November 3, 2010 Massachusetts Hospital Association to Ban Hiring Smokers. Read more.
  • November 3, 2010 Quitline Services for Youth. Read more.
  • October 27, 2010 Is Medicaid Lagging on Tobacco Cessation Coverage? Read more.
  • September 28, 2010 Teens in Louisville Receive Texts to Help With Quitting Smoking. Read more.
  • September 24, 2010 Less Australians Smoking After Tobacco Tax Increase. Read more.
  • September 24, 2010 NAQC New Quitline Map. Read more.
  • September 23, 2010 New Veteran’s Health Administration Cessation Benefit. Read more.
  • September 23, 2010 Funding New Research on the Biological Pathways of Nicotine Addiction. Read more.
  • September 21, 2010 Snus is Not a Safe Option for Pregnant Women. Read more.
  • September 20, 2010 Smokeless Tobacco Products Are Not a Safe Alternative According to the American Heart Association. Read more.
  • September 15, 2010 Practice Nurses Excel in Smoking Cessation Role. Read more.
  • September 10, 2010 The FDA Warns E-Cigarette Manufacturing Companies That It’s Time for Approval and Regulation. Read more.
  • September 9, 2010 Personalized Cessation is On the Way – Researchers at UPenn Start Clinical Trial. Read more.
  • September 8, 2010 Smoking Cessation Computer Games and Mobile Apps. Read more.
  • September 2, 2010 Delayed Quitters. Read more.
  • August 27, 2010 The E-Cigarette Debate Continues – Drug Delivery Device or Alternative to Cigarettes? Read more.
  • August 26, 2010 New Cigarette Tests May Customize Quitting. Read more
  • August 19, 2010 Suppressing Your Thoughts of Cigarettes: An Ineffective Smoking Cessation Technique. Read more
  • August 16, 2010 North Carolina is Leading the Way for Hospital Smoking Cessation Efforts. Read more.
  • August 11, 2010 NSTEP®: Helping to Make Smokeless Tobacco a Thing of the Past in American Baseball. Read more.
  • August 10, 2010 Using Snus for Smoking Cessation: More Likely to Quit But More Likely to Stay Addicted. Read more.
  • August 9, 2010 Smoking Cessation after Diagnosis with Lung Cancer: Improved Prognosis and Reductions in Death. Read more.
  • August 5, 2010 A Statewide Contest Encourages Hoosiers to Kick Their Smoking Habit. Read more.
  • August 3, 2010 Innovative Solutions:  Using the iPhone to Help Smokers Quit. Read more
  • August 2, 2010 Motivational Interviewing: An Effective Approach to Smoking Cessation. Read more.
  • July 29, 2010 Making Smoking-Cessation Counseling a “Norm” for Oral Care Professionals. Read more.
  • July 27, 2010 Thoracic Surgeons Use “Teachable Moments” to Help Smokers Quit. Read more.
  • July 22, 2010 A Culturally Tailored Tobacco Cessation Program: Helping LGBT Members “Call It Quits.” Read more.
  • July 20, 2010 Bad News for Prevention: Point-of-Sale Advertising is Causing More Adolescents to Start Smoking. Read more.
  • July 16, 2010 Saving Lives and Money - Helping People on Medicaid Quit Tobacco. Read more.
  • July 15, 2010 Electronic Health Records. Read more.  
  • July 9, 2010 Raising Prices May Increase Youth Smoking Cessation. Read more.  
  • July 8, 2010 Study Debunks Claim that Smoking is an Effective Stress Management Tool. Read more.  
  • July 8, 2010 Surgery: A Unique Opportunity to Stop Smoking. Read more.  
  • July 7, 2010 Promotion of Smokeless Tobacco: Is This an Effective Harm Reduction Strategy? Read more
  • July 7, 2010 On the Horizon: Personalized Smoking Cessation. Read more.
  • July 6, 2010 National Smoking Cessation Campaign Targets Firefighters. Read more.
  • June 29, 2010 California: New Legislation Would Require Health Insurance Polices to Cover Tobacco Cessation Services. Read more.
  • June 28, 2010 A National Survey Suggests Tobacco Cessation Efforts May Not Be Pervasive Among Health Professionals. Read more.
  • June 25, 2010 Smoking Cessation and Schizophrenia: Bupropion May Help. Read more.
  • June 23, 2010 An AAFP Pilot Project Makes Tobacco Cessation Activities a Daily Norm. Read more.
  • June 22, 2010 Researchers Seek Adult Smokers Nationwide for a Free, Online Smoking-Cessation Study. Read more.
  • June 22, 2010 More Can be Done to Help Smokers Quit. Read more.
  • June 18, 2010 NCI Funded Smoking Cessation Training. Read more.
  • June 17, 2010 Providing Resources for the Oncology Community on Tobacco Cessation. Read more.
  • June 17, 2010 Smoking Cessation in Severe Mental Illness - What Works? Read more.
  • June 14, 2010 Harnessing the Power of TXT Messaging to Promote Smoking Cessation. Read more.
  • June 10, 2010 The Reduction of Ruberculosis Risks by Smoking Cessation. Read more.
  • June 10, 2010 Quitting Smoking Before Pregnancy Could Save Babies’ Lives. Read more.
  • June 9, 2010 Please Comment on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Tobacco Cessation Proposal. Read more.
  • June 3, 2010 Researchers Push to  Find Solutions to Help Those with HIV/AIDS Quit Smoking. Read more.
  • June 3, 2010 U.S. Cigarettes Contain More Carcinogens Than Foreign Brands. Read more.
  • June 2, 2010 Indiana Charges Ahead on Cessation. Read more.
  • May 27, 2010 World No Tobacco Day is May 31, 2010. Read more.
  • May 25, 2010 Smoking Cessation in Schizophrenics. Read more.
  • May 24, 2010 Tobacco Cessation and Mental Illness. Read more.
  • May 24, 2010 Three Effective Ways to Quit Smoking Using Chantix. Read more.
  • May 17, 2010 Tobacco Cessation and Tea Filters. Read more.
  • May 13, 2010 Prenatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Increases Risk of Developmental Problems for African-American Children. Read more.
  • May 12, 2010 One out of Three Teens Mistook Smokeless Tobacco Products for Candy. Read more.
  • May 10, 2010 Incentive to Quit.  Read more.
  • May 5, 2010  World No Tobacco Day 2010.  Read more.
  • May 5, 2010  E-Cigarettes and Cessation: Helpful but Unreliable, Study Says. Read more.
  • May 4, 2010  Nicotine Vaccine Research. Read more.
  • April 29, 2010  Toolkit Helps to Evaluate Youth Smoking Cessation Programs. Read more.
  • April 27, 2010  Smokeless Tobacco Safer? Read more.
  • April 7, 2010  Quitlines at a Crossroads. Read more.
  • March 31, 2010  Partnership Awards ACTTION Grants to Increase Access to Tobacco Cessation Treatments. Read more.
  • March 22, 2010  New FDA Rule Protects Kids from Tobacco. Read more
 

2009 

  • July 27, 2009  Arkansas Tobacco Program, Ethanol Industry's Use of Antibiotics Named "Best, Worst Prevention Ideas of the Week." Read more.
  • July 20, 2009  Smoke-free military recommendation, zoning out of DC needle exchanges named "Best, Worst Prevention Ideas of the Week." Read more.
  • July 1, 2009  FDA tobacco law, late HIV/AIDS testing named "Best, Worst Prevention Ideas of the Week." Read more.
  • June 12, 2009  Congress Sends FDA Tobacco Bill to President. Read more.
  • June 11, 2009  Partnership Praises Senate Approval of FDA Bill. Read more.
  • June 1, 2009  NC Smokefree Bill, NY Bottle Bill Named "Best/Worst Prevention Ideas of the Week." Read more.
  • May 29, 2009  Partnership supports World No Tobacco Day. Read more.
  • May 18, 2009  OH Insurance Produce Program, China’s Mandated Smoking Named Best/Worst Prevention Ideas of the Week. Read more.
  • May 11, 2009  GE Wellness Push, Tobacco Companies Cigarette Redesigns Named Best, Worst Prevention Ideas of the Week. Read more.
  • April 27, 2009  Program for Beauticians, Smoking Ban Backtracking Named Best/Worst Prevention Ideas of the Week. Read more.
  • April 9, 2009  Podcast #8 Features Paul Billings of the American Lung Association. Read more.
  • April 2, 2009  Partnership Applauds House Passage of FDA Tobacco Regulation Bill. Read more.
  • March 10, 2009  Tobacco-free toolkit helps businesses increase their bottom lines. Read more.
  • March 4, 2009  Partnership Supports Waxman’s FDA Tobacco Regulation Bill. Read more.
  • February 26, 2009  Seat Belt Law, E-Cigs Named Best/Worst Ideas of the Week. Read more.
  • February 25, 2009  Husten Part of Expert Panel Promoting Tobacco Harm Reduction. Read more.
  • February 12, 2009  CDC Report Shows Compelling Need for FDA to Regulate Tobacco. Read more.
  • January 30, 2009  Tobacco Cessation Funding Would Create Jobs, Help Economy, Partnership Tells Congress. Read more.
  • January 30, 2009  Partnership Applauds Congress on SCHIP Bill with Tobacco Tax Hike. Read more.
  • January 23, 2009  Husten Co-Authors CDC’s First State-By-State Analysis of Smoking Deaths. Read more.
  • January 15, 2009 Partnership Lauds House Vote on Tobacco Tax, SCHIP. Read more.
  • January 5, 2009   Obama Neither Victim Nor Villain on Smoking, Says Partnership Head. Read more.

2008 

  • December 8, 2008   Partnership Helps Launch New Tobacco Cessation Tool. Read more.
  • December 1, 2008  The FTC has rescinded its 1966 guidance allowing tobacco companies to put tar and nicotine figures on cigarette packages. Partnership had actively urged the FTC to take such action. Read more.
  • November 28, 2008 The Washington Post ran a letter from Partnership Interim President Corinne Husten urging help for smokers like President-elect Obama who want to quit. Read more.
  • November 19, 2008 Coalition Backs Plan to Provide All Tobacco Users with Access to Cessation Treatment. Read more.
  • October 31, 2008 Journal article by Partnership VP Corinne Husten urges nurses to promote tobacco cessation.
  • September 17, 2008 Partnership calls on FTC to close tobacco marketing loophole.  Read more.
  • July 30, 2008 Partnership responds to Bush Administration’s opposition to FDA regulation of tobacco products.  See Partnership's Statement.
  • July 11, 2008 A study in the July 11th issue of PLoS Genetics discusses genetic variations that put youth at a higher risk for tobacco addiction. The study highlights the importance of public health efforts to reduce youth smoking. Read the press release.
  • June 17, 2008 Corinne Husten, Vice President for Policy Development, was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the North American Quitline Consortium, which works to promote tobacco quitline services. Read the announcement.
  • May 12, 2008 Read Corinne Husten's editorial in the Wall Street Journal on why cigarette smuggling does not justify elimination of tobacco taxes.
  • May 7, 2008 The U.S. Public Health Service releases Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. Partnership's Dr. Corinne Husten was liaison to the guideline update panel. Read More.
  • April 21, 2008 Find out how public health professionals can establish a smoke-free ordinance to reduce exposure to secondhand smoke.
  • January 30, 2008 View new video series on employer strategies for tobacco control. Read more.
  • January 14, 2008 Partnership commends Wegmans for discontinuing the sale of tobacco products and calls on other retailers to follow suit.