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The mission of the American Lung Association is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. Through research, education and advocacy, we fight to reduce smoking, clean the air we breathe, prevent and treat lung diseases including asthma and COPD, and eliminate lung cancer.
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Does Baseball Promote the Use of Smokeless Tobacco?

August 18th, 2014

I grew up going to baseball games, specifically Dodger games, but this blog post is not about which baseball team is the best. (Go Dodgers!) Many of my friends growing up, including my little brother, played baseball.  I spent countless evenings at the little league field and at my high school Read More »

Supporting Our Partners

August 5th, 2014

On an early Sunday morning, a few weeks ago as I was going around and around a dark high school track. I had some time to reflect. I was participating, along with the rest of Team Smoke Enders, in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, in the city of Campbell. If you’ve never participatedRead More »

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ASA Stamps Out E-Cig Maker's Ad Watchdog claims poster misleads consumers

August 20th, 2014

The Advertising Standards Authority has nixed a poster ad by London-based e-cigarette maker LeoLites. Specifically, the ad was banned because of the slogan "love your lungs," which the ASA deemed misleading, according to an article in The Drum. While manRead more »

E-cigarette ad banned by ASA after implying user health benefits

August 20th, 2014

A LeoLite e-cigarette poster ad claiming the product can “Love your Lungs” has been banned by the ASA after it implied the devices had health benefits for users. The watchdog flagged up the slogan, ‘Love Your Lungs’, after it was found to be in breach ofRead more »