Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General
This report, released yesterday, details the scope, health consequences and influences that lead to youth tobacco use and proven strategies that prevent its use.

Get the full report (pdf), fact sheet, web buttons, and e-card, or watch the PSA: Making our next generation tobacco free.

Read additional coverage from

Deadly Alliance: How Big Tobacco and Convenience Stores Partner to Market Tobacco Products and Fight Life-Saving Policies, 3/5/2012

Washington, DC. A display of colorful, flavored cigars sits next to colorful Easter candy at a gas station.

This report, from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Counter Tobacco, and the American Heart Association, details the concentration of tobacco marketing at the point-of-sale and its impact on tobacco use, especially among kids, as well as how the tobacco companies enlist convenience stores and other tobacco retailers in opposing policy changes.


Law beefs up state’s tobacco sales tools, Portland Tribune, 3/8/2012
Oregon teens are going to find it a little harder to purchase cigarettes as a result of legislation passed unanimously Monday by the Oregon House and Senate.


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