Why Smoking is Especially Bad if You or Your Family Have Asthma and/or Allergies

What Is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic disease that affects the airways of the lungs, which are tubes that carry air to your lungs.1 During an asthma attack, these airways become swollen, making it hard to breathe. As the [Read More...]

May 09,2016 Posted in : Blog, Health

Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida’s Statement Regarding Electronic Cigarettes and Youth

Tallahassee, Fla. – In April 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) publicly released a draft of its proposed rule – commonly called a “deeming document” – seeking to regulate electronic cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems. [Read More...]

September 24,2015 Posted in : Tobacco Free Florida Statement

Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida’s Statement Regarding Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults

Tallahassee, Fla. – In April 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) publicly released a draft of its proposed rule – commonly called a “deeming document” – seeking to regulate electronic cigarettes. The Florida Department of Health is [Read More...]

September 23,2015 Posted in : Tobacco Free Florida Statement

How to Talk to Your Kids About Tobacco

For decades, young people sneaking a cigarette or dip in the backyard out of their parents’ sight was dismissed as a rite of passage. Unfortunately, these exact moments are when tobacco use begins and for far too many kids [Read More...]

September 16,2015 Posted in : Health, Quitting Tobacco, Youth Prevention