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Atlanta Anti-Tobacco Teens Win National Acclaim

May 23, 2014

Members of the H.E.A.R.T. Coalition, a drug-free communities coalition in Fulton County, have been named Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco.

DPH Expands Tobacco Use Ban

March 17, 2014

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has expanded its tobacco use policy with the aim of protecting employees from secondhand smoke and encouraging those who use tobacco to quit.

CVS Will Stop Selling Tobacco

February 7, 2014

Big news in the fight against tobacco: CVS Caremark announced that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products in its more than 7,600 stores nationwide on Oct. 1, 2014.

50 Years of Fighting Tobacco

January 17, 2014

Fifty years ago this week, the first U.S. Surgeon General’s report linking tobacco and lung cancer was published. Since then, the U.S. and Georgia have made tremendous progress in reducing the burden of tobacco on our communities.

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