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Maine/New England Organizations

American Lung Association of New England
The American Lung Association of New England is a health organization supported by the people of Maine and New England. It is a partnership of volunteers, staff, and some of the state’s leading experts in lung diseases. See the organization's website for Maine-specific information and data about tobacco prevention and use.

State of Maine

Smoke-Free Housing Coalition of Maine
A resource to help landlords and managers create smoke-free areas and units on their properties.

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National Organizations

Action on Smoking and Health
ASH is a national legal-action anti-smoking organization that works to protect the rights of nonsmokers and others concerned about smoking.

American Cancer Society

American Council on Science and Health
The American Council on Science and Health, Inc. (ACSH) is a consumer education consortium concerned with issues related to food, nutrition, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, lifestyle, the environment, and health. ACSH is an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization.

American Heart Association

American Legacy Foundation
Set up as a condition of the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), this foundation is a nonprofit anti-smoking education foundation.

American Lung Association

Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
As diligent stewards of public trust and public funds, the CDC acts decisively and compassionately in service to people's health. The organization ensures that research and services are based on sound science and meet real public needs to achieve its public health goals.

Environmental Protection Agency

National Cancer Institute

Tobacco-Free Initiative (World Health Organization)

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Industry Manipulation/Youth

FDA and Tobacco Regulation (FDA)

Developed by Washington DOC (Doctors Ought to Care) on behalf of the tobacco control community, the goal of Kickbutt is to link different tobacco control groups, improve access to vital information, and provide communities with the necessary tools to work for change.
Daily quotes from tobacco concerns, pro and con; customizable news; and everything you need to keep on top of the tobacco conglomerates.

The Whole Truth, from Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT), is part of Florida's groundbreaking anti-tobacco campaign. The interactive site was developed by teens from across the nation to encourage young people to make decisions for themselves and take control of who they want to be and how they want to live their lives.

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The Nicorette website announces the availability of over-the-counter (OTC) Nicorette, the first FDA-approved OTC smoking cessation aid. The site provides detailed information about how to quit for those smokers who want to kick the habit.

For smokers who want to quit smoking for good.
A guide to more Internet resources to kick the habit.
Information, advice, and resources for quitting smoking, clinical studies, and resources for becoming smoke free.

The Great American Smokeout
If you want to quit, help someone quit, or stay tobacco-free yourself, the American Cancer Society can give you all the tools you need.

Tobacco-Free California
Sponsored by the California Department of Health Services, this site is a place to learn more about eliminating tobacco from our daily lives and is for people who want information on quitting or motivating others to quit.

Web of Addictions
Provides extensive web links, fact sheets, contact lists, and help referrals relating to substance abuse.


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Health and Wellness

Reports and Publications of the Surgeon General
Includes Reports of the Surgeon General on the adverse health consequences of smoking that triggered nationwide efforts to prevent tobacco use.

Tobacco Under Attack
A Brief History of Tobacco from CNN, the history of tobacco in the U.S.

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Legal/Court Scene

Digital Library of Tobacco Documents
The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library contains more than 7 million documents (40+ million pages) created by major tobacco companies related to their advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research activities.

Master Settlement Agreement
This is the full text of the Settlement, from the National Association of Attorneys General. This is a legal document; it may contain unfamiliar terms and language.

The Tobacco Institute Document Site
This site provides the public with access to documents produced by The Tobacco Institute in Attorney General reimbursement lawsuits and certain other specified civil actions.

Tobacco Products Liability Project
Press and litigation against the tobacco industry provided by the Public Health Advocacy Institute.

Tobacco Settlement Funds: State Updates
Provides regularly updated information on what individual states are doing with the settlement money paid by the tobacco companies.

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