RWJF News Releases
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.
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.
Texas Public Health Groups Launch Ad Campaign About Need for Comprehensive, Statewide Smoke-Free Law
January 27, 2009 | News Release
The campaign focuses on the serious health risks of secondhand smoke, the growing number of states that have enacted comprehensive smoke-free laws and the strong public support for a comprehensive law in Texas.
May 15, 2009 | News Release, Video
Six states have increased taxes in 2009; North Carolina, Wisconsin Approve Statewide Smoke-Free Laws.
February 1, 2009 | News Release
New poll shows strong support for cigarette tax to reduce youth smoking and address the state's health care needs.
February 18, 2009 | News Release
Congress urged to grant FDA authority over tobacco products.
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.
Study Finds Youth Smoking Would be Much Lower if States Followed CDC Guidelines for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Spending
January 30, 2005 | News Release
State investments fall far short of CDC-recommended levels; tobacco industry spent 14 times more marketing cigarettes than states did to prevent smoking and to help smokers quit in 2002.
Rhode Island Cigarette Tax Increase Delivers Victory for Kids and Taxpayers; $1 Increase Give State Highest Cigarette Tax in the Nation
April 10, 2009 | News Release
Statement of Matthew L. Myers, president, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids