November 30, 2011
A report on the states' allocation of the tobacco settlement dollars finds that of the $25.6 billion collected in tobacco revenue, only 1.8 percent—$456.7 million—will be spent by states on programs to prevent kids from smoking and to help smokers quit.
February 5, 2014
In this opinion article, Troyen A. Brennan, MD, MPH, and Steven A. Schroeder, MD, share how ending sales of tobacco products in pharmacies is an important next step in reducing morbidity and mortality from tobacco use in America.
November 16, 2010
Funding for programs to reduce tobacco use at lowest level since 1999.
June 1, 2013
A community-driven research collaborative succeeds in reversing decades of environmental injustice.
March 10, 2010
Assistant vice president of the RWJF health group answers five questions on the Foundation's tobacco policy efforts.
December 23, 2009
Program Results Report
From 2001 to January 2009, three organizations worked to strengthen and expand their roles in advocating for tobacco prevention and control at the national, state and local levels within communities of color. Their efforts focused chiefly on training leaders, building capacity, networking with relevant organizations and engaging in advocacy and policy development. The three organizations were:
September 11, 2007
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
June 22, 2009
Historic law will protect kids, help smokers quit.
October 15, 2009
IOM report confirms evidence that exposure to secondhand smoke increases the risk of heart disease.
January 1, 2009
RWJF chartbook chronicles achievements and remaining challenges in preventing tobacco use.