RWJF News Releases
February 18, 2009 | News Release
Congress urged to grant FDA authority over tobacco products.
April 22, 2013 | News Release
In series of articles in the journal Tobacco Control, scholars, scientists and policy experts explore strategies for dramatically reducing tobacco use in the United States.
Fifteen Years after Tobacco Settlement, Report Finds Most States Continue to Shortchange Prevention Programs
December 9, 2013 | News Release
Fifteen years after master settlement, states have spent 2.3 percent of their tobacco money on prevention.
May 15, 2009 | News Release, Video
Six states have increased taxes in 2009; North Carolina, Wisconsin Approve Statewide Smoke-Free Laws.
Health and Business Groups Launch Ad Campaign About Need for Comprehensive Smoke-Free Law in Pennsylvania
September 11, 2007 | News Release
The Pennsylvania House on July 16 voted 141 to 62 to approve comprehensive smoke-free legislation that covers restaurants, bars and casinos, and repeals pre-emptive language that prohibits most local governments from enacting smoke-free laws
December 8, 2004 | News Release
New national survey shows ignorance about lowered tar & nicotine claim.
December 14, 2004 | News Release
The grants will support tobacco prevention and cessation policy initiatives, especially for people living in communities most affected by tobacco-related disease and exposure.
November 30, 2011 | News Release
Less than two cents of every tobacco dollar spent to fight tobacco use.
New Report: States Slash Funding for Tobacco Prevention Programs To Lowest Level Since Tobacco Settlement
November 16, 2010 | News Release
The nation’s number one cause of preventable death – is at risk unless states increase funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs.
February 9, 2009 | News Release
Strong majority of voters want the right to breathe clean air inside all workplaces, including restaurants, bars and casinos.