Tobacco News- September 2, 2015

Coalition Business

Please mark your calendars for the next Central Wisconsin Tobacco Free Coalition Meeting on Wednesday, October 14th from 1:30-3:30 PM at the Ruth Gilfry Building in Stevens Point. At our next coalition meeting we will be doing a short strategic planning session and continuing to plan our community event.

Your invited to an event in recognition of the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point for becoming a tobacco free campus. The event will take place on November 13, 2015 from 9-10:30AM on the UWSP Campus in the Dreyfus University Center. An invitation will follow!

September 29th marks this years World Heart Day. What is one thing you can do to improve your heart health?

Family Feud Heart Health

              For free resources to help you or a loved one quit smoking please visit the QuitLine or call 1-800-Quit-Now.

Tobacco News

Keeping Teens Smoke-Free

A Wisconsin Wins youth volunteer recently wrote a letter to the editor about doing her part to make sure other teens aren’t becoming addicted to tobacco. Thank you Brianna for your work!

I’m proud to keep teens smoke-free

City of Janesville Bans E-Cigarettes

Recently, the Janesville City Council expanded their smoke-free ordinance to include e-cigarettes. This means that e-cigarettes can not be used in public places covered by the smoke-free ordinance.

Your Views: Janesville’s ban on e-cigarettes assures cleaner air for all

New FDA Warnings

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned three tobacco companies for using the terms ‘additive free’ and ‘natural’ on cigarette packages.

New FDA Warnings Troubling Tobacco Makers?

TRUTH Campaign Airs Two New Ads

The TRUTH Campaign has aired two new ads focused on hookah, little cigars, and social smoking. The ads were debuted at the Teen Choice Awards and MTV Video Music Awards.

Finishers 2.0

It’s A Trap