December 1, 2011
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. States collect billions of dollars in tobacco revenue from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxeswith less than two cents of every dollar going to fight tobacco use.
December 4, 2009
The objective of this study is to contribute new multinational findings on basic descriptive features of smoking and cessation, based upon standardized community surveys of adults residing in seven low-income and middle-income countries and 10 higher-income countries from all regions of the world.
September 1, 2003
A 2002 Intercultural Cancer Council conference in Washington, the "Eighth Biennial Symposium on Minorities, the Medically Underserved and Cancer," included an Anti-Tobacco Day.
August 15, 2012
Determined to make progress in tobacco control, RWJF invested nearly $700 million between 1991 and 2009 in seven groundbreaking programs.
February 1, 1999
From 1997 to 1998, researchers at Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, R.I., examined cigarette smoking as a barrier to cancer screening - both mammography and Pap tests - in women aged 40 to 75.