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Save the Date: An Introduction to Smoke-Free Living

save-the-date-intro-to-smoke-free-livingInterested in learning what Arizona Smoke-Free Living (ASFL) can do for you? Join us on September 10, 2019 in Phoenix for "An Introduction to Smoke-Free Living" and find out how ASFL can support your community in adopting and maintaining a smoke-free policy. The workshop will begin at 9AM and end at noon. To reserve a spot please call us at 602-429-0014....
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World No Tobacco Day

world-no-tobacco-day-poster-2019 Every year, on May 31, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. World No Tobacco Day 2019 will focus on the multiple ways that exposure to tobacco affects the health of people’s lungs worldwide. These include lung cancer, chronic respiratory disease and air pollution. Click here to read more.  ...
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Editorial: The Evidence of Electronic Cigarette Risks Is Catching Up With Public Perception

The advent of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), devices that deliver a nicotine aerosol to the lungs by heating a nicotine-containing liquid rather than burning tobacco, has triggered an intense debate over their value for reducing the harm tobacco products cause. The optimists see e-cigarettes delivering nicotine without all the combustion byproducts of conventional cigarettes,1 whereas others point out that e-cigarettes still deliver an aerosol of ultrafine particles and other toxicants that carry substantial health risks.2 Read the full article here....
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