Free e-cigarette quit program

On Monday, February 11th, the CDC covered the rise in tobacco use in its monthly report, #vitalsigns. There was a 38.3% increase in tobacco use among youth from 2017 to 2018 and it’s attributable to the rise in vaping with 1.5 million more current youth users. To access the new e-cigarette quit program, users can text… Continue reading Free e-cigarette quit program

Don’t Date the Vape: Vaping Increases Odds of Cigarette Use

In addition to health effects associated with nicotine, there’s another reason now to avoid e-cigarette use. A nationally representative study earlier this month found that using e-cigarettes as one’s first tobacco product was associated with 4 times the odds of ever using cigarettes and 3 times the odds of currently using cigarettes compared to no prior… Continue reading Don’t Date the Vape: Vaping Increases Odds of Cigarette Use

TruthInitiative releases free e-cigarette quit program!

On Monday, February 11th, the CDC covered the rise in tobacco use in its monthly report, #vitalsigns. There was a 38.3% increase in tobacco use among youth from 2017 to 2018 and it’s attributable to the rise in vaping with 1.5 million more current youth users. To access the new e-cigarette quit program, users can text… Continue reading TruthInitiative releases free e-cigarette quit program!

FDA Press Release: Major e-cig manufacturers must submit youth prevention plans within 60 days

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in a press release today additional plans to address e-cigarette use among youth, stating that it has reached epidemic proportions. E-cigarette use is often referred to colloquially as “vaping” or “JUULing”. As of 2017, e-cigarette use is the most commonly used tobacco product among middle and high school students,… Continue reading FDA Press Release: Major e-cig manufacturers must submit youth prevention plans within 60 days

Teens & Ecigs

Appeal to Young People Youth and young adults cite a variety of reasons for using e-cigarettes. These include: Curiosity Taste, including the flavors available in e-cigarettes The belief that e-cigarettes are less harmful than other tobacco products Flavored e-cigarettes are very popular, especially with young adults. More than 9 of 10 young adult e-cigarette users… Continue reading Teens & Ecigs

Let’s Clear the Air

Let’s make our parks and outdoor areas tobacco-free!!! Single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S. 7000 dangerous chemicals in cigarette smoke 69 chemicals that cause cancer Secondhand smoke smoke from the end of the cigarette smoke breathed out after each cigarette puff NO amount secondhand smoke is safe Has your life… Continue reading Let’s Clear the Air

Prayers Answered!!!

Mary’s Story This is my story about when I started smoking and when I quit smoking. I was in labor with my daughter and my husband smoked at that time. I would lite his cigarettes for him sometimes. I noticed when I was in labor when I inhaled the smoke and released it my pain… Continue reading Prayers Answered!!!

New FDA Regulation of Tobacco

New FDA Regulation of Tobacco is effective August 2016. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized a rule extending its authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, among others. This historic rule helps implement the bipartisan Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 and allows the FDA… Continue reading New FDA Regulation of Tobacco

TN Quit Line

  Has your life been affected by cigarette smoking? Are you a former smoker? Did you quit for personal health reasons? How long did you smoke? Are you a current smoker? Do you know someone who died after years of smoking? We are always looking for new stories for our Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Blog. You… Continue reading TN Quit Line