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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Holds 2006 Meeting to Promote Use of State Tobacco Settlement Funds for Prevention and Cessation Programs
December 29, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids organized and hosted a national meeting to raise awareness of the need for tobacco prevention funding and to create strategies to make the most of available funds.
February 19, 2005 | Program Results Report
Between 2002 and 2004, a project team at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Portland, Ore., researched tobacco-control issues among tribal communities and worked to encourage youth to become more involved in tobacco prevention efforts.
October 26, 2005 | Program Results Report
North Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, N.C., advanced its tobacco use prevention and control mission by establishing three youth-led tobacco use prevention centers across the state.
New Mexico Foundation Places Nurses in Family Service Agencies to Improve Immunization Rates, Reduce Parental Smoking and Screen Parents for Alcohol Abuse
February 8, 2007 | Program Results Report
In 2001, the New Mexico Community Foundation placed nurses in eight family service agencies to increase child immunization rates and refer families for tobacco and alcohol addiction treatment.
March 17, 2011 | Program Results Report
A national study of 2,582 smokers ages 16 to 24, provides insights into whether young smokers tried to quit, the methods they used in trying to quit and factors that would predict their quitting patterns and success rates.
April 11, 2008 | Program Results Report
Brigham and Women's Hospital expanded the Growing Up Today Study (GUTS), which they established in 1996 to study the relationship between diet, physical activity and weight gain as children grow through adolescence.
July 28, 2008 | Program Results Report
The Prevention Research Center of the School of Public Health and Health Services at the George Washington University evaluated Kids ACT!, a tobacco control advocacy curriculum for students in grades six through eight.
December 16, 2010 | Program Results Report
This program was a multifaceted effort to reduce smoking among pregnant women and to help them remain tobacco free.
December 9, 2010 | Program Results Report
In 2005 tobacco control leaders formed the Consumer Demand Roundtable to shift the tobacco control field to seeing smokers as consumers of cessation products and services by making treatments more appealing and consumer friendly.
November 12, 2004 | Program Results Report
The Delaware-Raritan Girl Scout Council in East Brunswick, N.J., worked to educate Girl Scouts in Central New Jersey about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke through award programs, anti-smoking rallies, health fairs and summer camp programs.