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 By Jacklyn Damm    News    November 15, 2017

Great American Smoke Out!!

The American Cancer Society is marking the 38th Great American Smokeout on November 16th by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit. By quitting — even for one day — smokers will be taking an important step towards a healthier...

 

Big Tobacco – Targeting Our Youth

When you walk into a grocery store or convenience store, what do you see? Rows of groceries. Coolers with soft drinks and beer. Counters and cash registers. And, in a lot of places, tobacco products on a large wall display. Stores aren’t just where...

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    December 3, 2014

Health Effects of Secondhand Smoke

Secondhand smoke is the combination of smoke from the burning end of a cigarette and the smoke breathed out by smokers. Secondhand smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals. Hundreds are toxic and about 70 can cause cancer. There is no risk-free...

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    November 19, 2014

Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. By quitting even for one day,...

 

Great American Smokeout, November 20th

The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit...

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    November 5, 2014

Great American Smokeout Nov. 20

The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. By quitting even for one day,...

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    September 3, 2014

More Than a Quarter-Million Youth Who had Never Smoked a Cigarette Used E-cigarettes in 2013

Study finds youth who have used e-cigarettes are almost twice as likely to intend to smoke conventional cigarettes More than a quarter of a million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used electronic cigarettes in 2013, according to a CDC study...

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    February 12, 2014

Feb 16th is "Through With Chew" Week

Over 14% of Montana men use smokeless tobacco, a rate that is more than twice the national average. Also more concerning, 22 % of Montana high school males use smokeless tobacco. These Montanans are fifty times more likely to develop oral cancer...

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    June 26, 2013

Electronic Cigarettes Unregulated, Untested

E-cigarettes, or electronic cigarettes, have been largely unregulated, and there have been many doctors and others questioning the safety of these products. Electronic cigarettes typically use a rechargeable battery-operated heating element to...

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    March 20, 2013

March 20th is the Eighteenth Annual Kick Butts Day

Kick Butts Day is a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco across the United States and around the world. Big Tobacco is a group of tobacco...

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    February 6, 2013

Smoking A Gateway Drug?

In a recent landmark study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, researchers at Columbia University identified a biological mechanism that could help explain how tobacco products could act as gateway drugs, increasing a person’s future...

 
 By Jacklyn Damm    News    October 10, 2012

Replacement Therapy Options

The Montana Tobacco Quit Line is now offering combination Nicotine Replacement Therapy for callers who are ready to work on quitting tobacco and may need extra help combating cravings during the initial quitting period. Two weeks of free short...

 

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