Tobacco use will kill 1 billion people this century -- unless we act now. Tobacco companies must be held accountable for their marketing practices and deception. To pass strong tobacco control laws, we need grassroots support -- we can't do this without you!
Rhode Island: Support HB 5806
Tell your legislators to support a bill that would increase tobacco taxes by 90 cents. Tobacco tax increases have proven time and time again to save lives and raise revenue, a win, win, win for our state.
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North Carolina: Preserve local smoke-free air laws
North Carolina's legislature has proposed a bill that would invalidate our current outdoor smoke-free air policies, including smoke-free parks and community college campuses. Tell your legislator to keep these areas smoke-free and allow communities to decide on their own smoke-free air restrictions.
Across the country, youth leaders are stepping up and fighting big tobacco. Check our these clips from our 2012 Youth Advocates of the Year Awards featuring National Award Winner, Gabe Glissmeyer, and Group Winner, Reality Check.
Big Tobacco spends one million dollars every hour to recruit kids as "replacement smokers" for the over 400,000 Americans killed each year by tobacco. Watch "Irreplaceable," a video by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and Y Street, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth's teen volunteer group.
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