Visit the resources below to further your knowledge on tobacco:
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leader in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its devastating consequences in the United States and around the world. By changing public attitudes and public policies on tobacco, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids strives to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke.
The tobacco website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention links visitors to the latest information on the hazardous effects of smoking and tobacco use and the latest tobacco-related research.
If you live in Missouri and currently smoke cigarettes or use chewing tobacco, the Missouri Tobacco Quitline is a free resource that can help you stop using. Even if you've already quit, the Missouri Tobacco Quitline can provide you with the help you need to prevent relapse. Quit coaches answer the quitline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Geared toward tobacco prevention specialists, this free e-book explores the history of tobacco, as well as today's issues - from the rise of novel tobacco products such as e-cigarettes, to regulations surrounding tobacco's use, marketing and other aspects of industry behavior. Additionally, it examines the harm caused by tobacco use and offers solutions for successful tobacco control.
This international, peer-reviewed journal covers almost every facet of tobacco use and the related consequences on society, the environment and the public’s health.
The US FDA is the regulatory agency that oversees the product requirements, marketing strategies and warnings for tobacco products in the United States. This site contains information on protecting youth from tobacco products, as well as resources on health information and current research studies.
Tobacco Free Missouri is a statewide group aimed at improving clean air access, reducing tobacco use and reducing secondhand smoke. Since their inception in 2007, Tobacco Free Missouri has worked with numerous partners on drafting both local and state-level tobacco cessation and tobacco control policies.
Tobacco 21 is a national group formed by the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation who, through various advocacy, preventative, and educational strategies strives to reduce the “terrible toll of smoking and tobacco use." By limiting teen access to tobacco products, Tobacco 21 hopes to reduce the number of individuals who start smoking at an early age.