Tobacco 21: The New Frontier in Tobacco Policy

Raise the legal age to purchase tobacco to 21?  An impossible dream or a realistic public health policy? So far, 100+ cities, plus the  state of Hawaii, have embraced Tobacco 21, an important step in protecting our children. Many more communities across the U.S. are suddenly pondering the idea. Why is this idea gaining traction? For years, … Continued

Turning New Year’s Resolutions Into Tobacco-Free Living

By Gretchen Galley   The topic of the week has become discussed ad nauseum: resolutions for 2016. So consider this new twist for those of us who are resolution-challenged. If you normally have trouble sticking to your New Year’s resolutions, psychologists at University of California, Irvine, have found that asking questions and then answering them, … Continued