Making Tobacco Cessation a Priority at the Free Medical Clinic in Columbia, SC

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For more than thirty years, The Free Medical Clinic in Columbia, South Carolina has provided quality medical care to uninsured members of the community, at no cost. The clinic offers primary care, medications and referrals to specialists. Now, they offer one more service: tobacco...

100% Tobacco-Free School Policies in Southwest Virginia – The Amazing Snowball Effect

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In June 2012, the American Lung Association in Virginia received a Community Transformation Grant (CTG) to promote the benefits of 100% tobacco-free school environments to eight school districts located in Carroll, Henry, Patrick, Smyth, Tazewell, Wythe Counties and Galax and...

Texas Coalition Uses Road to Wellness Supplement to Increase Involvement in Kick Butts Day

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Have you checked out The Road to Wellness: Driving Tobacco and Cancer off the Map? This educational supplement developed by CADCA and the Geographic Health Equity Alliance is aimed at teaching young people and parents about the harms and effects of tobacco use. The supplement...

Coalitions in Action: Lights Out for E-Cigarettes in Linn County, Iowa

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When one Iowa coalition got wind of the growing popularity of e-cigarettes in August 2013, they swiftly took action instead of waiting for a problem to arise. “We saw places that were selling e-cigarettes becoming more and more available, such as kiosks in malls and g...