Tobacco Control

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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...

January 10, 2016

Every year, the tobacco industry spends billions encouraging people who smoke to continue and persuading nonsmokers, particularly youth, to start smoking....