Tobacco Control

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June 23, 2016

Last month, California took major steps to strengthen tobacco control policy and improve public health. 

California Governor Jerry Brown signed some of the most important...

February 1, 2016

In 2011, Americans consumed approximately 292.8 billion cigarettes, which resulted in an estimated 110 million pounds of waste. Unfortunately, much of this tobacco waste – filters and cigarette butts, for instance – ends up on streets, in parks, on beaches, and in other public places. Not only is tobacco litter unsightly, it can pollute water...