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.
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.
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.
January 29, 2009 | News Release
Lance Armstrong, lawmakers, coalition call for smoke-free workplaces statewide.
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 9, 2009 | News Release
Strong majority of voters want the right to breathe clean air inside all workplaces, including restaurants, bars and casinos.
February 18, 2009 | News Release
Congress urged to grant FDA authority over tobacco products.
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