Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Alcohol And Cigarettes | A Deadly Combination

How addictive is nicotine? So addictive that some smokers won't even put down their cigarette to participate in a barroom brawl. Alcohol and cigarettes - never a good combination.

Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Tobacco Control in LGBT Communities

Research shows that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in the U.S. use tobacco at much higher rates than the general population. Take a closer look at tobacco use among the LGBT population (pdf) through the following personal stories and expert insights presented in this video.

Source: Legacy for Health

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The Real Costs Of Smoking

Each pack costs smokers a statewide average of $9. But every pack of cigarettes costs Alaskans, smokers and non-smokers alike, an additional $19 per pack from smoking-related damages.

Source: The Real Cost Alaska

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Smoking And Black History Month

A clip from, "Take this Hammer"... KQED's mobile film unit follows author and activist James Baldwin in the spring of 1963, as he's driven around San Francisco to meet with members of the local African-American community.. discussing victimization.

Talking about not being a victim and refusing to be a victim are two different things. As long as you keep the white man's nicotine sticks between your lips, you're going to be considered somebody's nigger. Give up you're nicotine addiction and free yourself from Big Tobacco's slavery.