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Tobacco advertisements make quitting harder!

By Caitlyn Trinkle Every day, 88 Floridians die from tobacco-related illness. Retail tobacco advertisements, such as the window clings and large outdoor signs that we see at convenience stores, gas stations, and behind the counter at our local pharmacies, may play a role in some of these deaths. Research shows that tobacco cessation is more…

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Sweet Deception

By Lisa Gault The introduction of candy-flavored products stands as the most manipulative tactic used by tobacco companies to date. Documents obtained by anti-tobacco interest groups have revealed the direct target placed on youth by this ever-evolving industry. Our duty as Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) is to fight back—to combat this generational attack. Leon…