smoking cessation

50 Years Of Anti-Tobacco Efforts. Can RI Quit Now?

Jan 8, 2014
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Can we slack off on prevention efforts now? Not if we want to prevent the estimated 1,750 tobacco-related deaths every year, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health. And that doesn't take into account the number of years lives are shortened by exposure to second-hand smoke.

American Lung Association scores RI's tobacco efforts

Jan 16, 2013

(PROVIDENCE, RI) Rhode Island’s scores are mixed on a new report card from the American Lung Association.   The grades are based on the state’s efforts to control and prevent tobacco use.