Tobacco

Tobacco Is a Social Justice Issue

One of the major barriers to achieving social justice is tobacco use. For years, the tobacco industry disproportionately targeted specific populations, such as African Americans, the LGBTQ+ community and individuals of low socioeconomic status, leaving them to suffer the negative health consequences related to tobacco...

Powerful Anti-Smoking Ad Campaigns Work

Can a graphic and emotional ad on TV really make a difference? The Florida Department of Health’s (FDOH) Tobacco Free Florida (TFF) campaign uses aggressive ads that show the human impact of smoking as part of a comprehensive program. FDOH and the Bureau of Tobacco...

Additional Benefits to Quitting Smoking

Quitting smoking has many benefits! Not only are you improving your health, you’re also saving money, feeling better, and improving relationships with loved ones around you. Check out all the ways you could benefit from quitting smoking below:...

Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

Looking for tips to help you quit smoking? Having a plan and getting support can make it easier to quit tobacco. Below you will find resources to support you and tips that are proven to increase your chances of quitting. Remember your body begins to heal...

A Clear Picture: Graphic Warnings on Tobacco Packaging

In 2009, the United States Congress passed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act with overwhelming bipartisan support,[1],[2] signed into law by President Barack Obama. This law, among many other policies, directed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue and enforce new regulations...

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