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U.S. Tobacco Control and Public Health Groups

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    AAP works to improve children’s health by eliminating children’s exposure to tobacco and secondhand smoke.

  • American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
    ACS CAN is the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society and fights for effective policies to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.

  • American Cancer Society: Tobacco and Cancer
    The American Cancer Society Tobacco and Cancer site contains information on tobacco use, resources to help people quit, answers to common health questions, and guides to help adults talk to children about the dangers of smoking.

  • American Heart Association: Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease
    The American Heart Asssociation works to build healthier lives by providing facts on the risks of smoking, resources for quitting, and advocacy tools to fight the tobacco industry.

  • American Lung Association
    The American Lung Association works to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, including reducing tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke.

  • Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
    ANR’s website includes comprehensive information on places covered by smoke-free laws and resources to help enact and implement such laws.

  • Legacy
    Legacy was established to reduce tobacco use in the United States as outlined in the Master Settlement Agreement and works to reduce tobacco use through research, counter-marketing campaigns such as truth®, and its cessation program, EX®.

  • National Spit Tobacco Education Network (NSTEP)
    NSTEP is a program of Oral Health America that is educating children and adults about the dangers of spit tobacco use, and helping users quit.

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    The mission of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is to improve the health and health care of all Americans. Visit their site for a list of tobacco-related publications and research.

  • Tobacco Technical Assistance Consortium (TTAC)
    TTAC provides technical assistance and trainings for tobacco control advocates.

    Find comprehensive links to tobacco-related news in the United States and around the world.

  • Trinkets and Trash
    An online surveillance system and archive of tobacco products and tobacco industry marketing materials