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UnholySmoke offers the following information pages to its visitors and members. Inform yourself and others!

NEWS AND STATISTICS

Tobacco.org is a constantly updated news database of all smoking/tobacco related articles. Their news database contains daily summaries of every news article concerning tobacco and goes back several years containing over 100,000 news articles about tobacco issues. It is very easy to search. Go to http://www.tobacco.org/.

TobaccoWiki is a project of the Center for Media and Democracy in Madison, Wisconsin and the American Legacy Foundation. The TobaccoWiki portal page can be assessed at www.tobaccowiki.org.

Tobacco Control, an international peer-reviewed journal for health professionals and others in tobacco control has online articles and abstracts at http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com.

The University of Wisconsin’s Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention provides journal articles in several subject areas. Click here to visit their site.

Tobacco ads and old commercials from The University of California, San Francisco Tobacco Control Archives Multimedia Collection. This site contains audiotapes and videotapes related to the advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research of tobacco products as well as materials gathered and produced by tobacco control advocates. Go to http://www.archive.org/details/tobaccoarchives.

Fact Sheets from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Click here

Smokers have disproportionately more abortions, about 80% more, see references here.

Smokers also do disproportionately more drug abuse and alcoholism, some 90%. See references here and here

ORGANIZATIONS

Foundation for a Smokefree America is a nonprofit organization started founded by Patrick Reynolds (grandson of RJ Reynolds). It is the mission of Patrick Reynolds to motivate youth to stay tobacco free, and to empower smokers to quit successfully. Go to http://www.anti-smoking.org.

Smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking. Go to: http://www.smokefree.gov.

The counterpoint: The Citizens’ Freedom Alliance, Inc. runs a website called The Smokers Club that has many counter examples claiming to deny the dangers of smoking and its burdens on society. The homepage is http://www.smokersclub.com.

RESOURCES FOR HEALTH CARE AND YOUTH WORKERS

Doctors Implementing Smoking Cessation – Brief Guidelines

Nurses Implementing Smoking Cessation – Brief Guidelines

The Nurse’s role in tobacco cessation

Anti-marketing messages for use by teachers

Adolescent smoking statistics from the American Lung Association

THE COST OF TOBACCO

State Rankings on Cigarette Price, Tax, and Smoking-Attributable Costs (PDF)

GOVERNMENT POLICY

State tobacco control laws

U.S. vs. Philip Morris, provided by the Department of Justice

According to the American Lung Association, the “Federal Government Fails To Regulate Tobacco And Protect Public Health” – Click here

The American Heart Association writes on “Why FDA Regulation is Important for State Tobacco Control Efforts” here in this Word document: – Click here

ONLINE BOOKS AND ARTICLES

The Ethics of Smoking by Robert E. Goodin

Morality and Smoking by Tibor Machan

Smoke : A Global History of Smoking , by Sander Lawrence Gilman (2004), 424 pages. Available online as a full-text scan of the book by clicking here.

Ginzel

Tobacco Papers (1998-2008) by K.H. GINZEL, MD

What’s in a cigarette?

After Some 100 Million Deaths — What’s Next? Click here and here.

Can Children Stop Big Tobacco? – A School Project

Workplaces and Public Places Must be Made Smoke-free

Protein, An Alternative Tobacco Crop

Tobacco Industry Conduct: An Analysis of Selected Issues 13.1

Tobacco Products Litigation Reporter 4.1, 1998 Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) Update 1998 – 2005.

Non-Smokers Are Victims of Environmental Tobacco Smoke Written testimony, Senate Hearing on Environmental Tobacco Smoke, April 1, 1998. Included in TOBACCO NEWS – APRIL 2001

Why do you smoke?

The Future of Tobacco, British Medical Journal, PERSONAL VIEWS. BMJ 2005;331:972 (22 October), doi:10.1136/bmj.331.7522.972

Regulation of Tobacco Products. Memorandum submitted to (1) the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions for the FDA Senate hearing, August 1, 2007, and to (2) the US House Energy Subcommittee on Health for their hearing, March 4, 2008

Place nicotine under the Controlled Substances Act From SourceWatch, a project of the Center for Media & Democracy

K.H. Ginzel papers on Anne Donley’s Virginia Gasp website