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Research studies are showing high levels of toxin in some e-cigarettes

ASU 2014 GASO Event

All four Arizona State University campuses recognized the Great American Smokeout by testing their peer’s carbon monoxide levels with carbon monoxide monitors along with educating students about how to quit their addition to smoking.

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Gateway, Scottsdale, and South Mountain Community Colleges were active participants recognizing the Great American Smokeout. Each university collected referrals to the Arizona’s Smokers Helpline (ASHLine) along with distributing quit kits to help smokers quit smoking.

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Big shout out to the South Mountain Community College IGNITE program getting a head start celebrating the Great American Smoke Out.

Starbucks Bans Patio Smoking!

Have you heard that earlier this month Starbucks banned smoking within 25 feet of the store and within outdoor seating areas?

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/31/187532646/no-smoking-outside-starbucks-shops-starting-saturday

World No Tobacco Day coming up on May 31st

World No Tobacco Day is coming up on May 31, 2013. The World Health Organization (WHO) invites you to get involved in highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

Message us to find out more about how you can get involved in your community.

AZ Kick Butts Day Media Coverage!

The recent Kick Butts Day attracted major media attention from around Arizona. Check out the videos and newspaper articles here!

http://www.standaz.com/events/in-the-news/

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Posted: April 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

It’s Earth Day! Here are 7 ways to honor the planet. http://www.latimes.com/news/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-earth-day-facts-celebrate-20130422,0,5220787.story

Tips From Former Smokers

The Center for Disease Control is on Pinterest! Follow their board’s that focus on advice from those whose lives have been affected by their own smoking.

http://pinterest.com/cdcgov/tips-from-former-smokers/

Posted: March 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Just a quick reminder to post your photos of tobacco marketing on Instagram for Kick Butts Day!

Here’s the deets: Are you on Instagram? Well this year for Kick Butts Day, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids is asking YOU to take photos whenever you see tobacco marketing and post it to Instagram using the hashtag #tobaccotargetsme. Spark a discussion about the way Big Tobacco still markets to kids and upload your photo on March 20th! http://www.kickbuttsday.org/updates/detail/2013_03_01_instagram