Action on Smoking & Health
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) envisions a world free of tobacco-related damage, disease and death. This is accomplished by taking action to educate the public and decision makers, track the tobacco industry, and work for sensible public policies at the local, national and global levels.
Tobacco Free Massachusetts
Tobacco Free Mass envisions a day when future generations are no longer affected by the tobacco industry’s products and tactics, tobacco-related disease and death are eliminated, every individual, including the most vulnerable and at-risk, has access to affordable, evidence-based and comprehensive cessation and prevention services, and every individual lives free of secondhand smoke exposure.
Centers For Disease Control And Prevention – Smoking And Tobacco Use
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), through the Office on Smoking and Health (OSH), is the lead federal agency for comprehensive tobacco prevention and control. OSH is a division within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, which is located within CDC’s Coordinating Center for Health Promotion.
American Academy Of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics Julius B. Richmond Center of Excellence is committed to protecting children from tobacco and secondhand smoke. Clinicians, researchers, advocates, and families all play a critical role. The Richmond Center offers tools and resources to help clinicians and communities, as well as supports research and policy development to create a healthy environment for children, adolescents, and families.
American Lung Association – State Of Tobacco Control
The twelfth annual American Lung Association “State of Tobacco Control” report tracks progress on key tobacco control policies at the state and federal levels, and assigns grades based on tobacco control laws and regulations in effect as of January 2, 2014. The federal government, all 50 state governments and the District of Columbia are graded to determine if tobacco control laws are adequately protecting citizens from the enormous toll tobacco use takes on lives and the economy.