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Reports and Articles
City Snuffs Out Smoking in Parks, Lake Oswego Review, 4/19/12
The Lake Oswego city council approved a resolution banning the use of tobacco in city parks and open spaces, joining at least 17 other Oregon communities with tobacco- or smoke-free policies in public parks.
More than Half of Americans Polled Don’t Know that Cigarette Butts are the No. 1 Littered Item in the Nation, Legacy, 4/18/12
Toxic tobacco trash fails to biodegrade, putting wildlife in danger and wreaking havoc on U.S. waterways, parks, beaches and roadways.
Menthol Smokers have more Strokes, Reuters, 4/12/12
New research suggests that among smokers, those who prefer mentholated cigarettes tend to have more strokes than non-menthol smokers. This seems particularly true for women and non-African Americans.