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Community Organizing and Policy Resources for California’s Tobacco Control Advocate

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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Meet our New Intern: Brooke Trujillo

Meet our new intern Brooke Trujillo. We’re excited to have her on our team, working with Samantha on lots of policy related projects! Check out her ABCs and get to know her a little better. A is for Area Code: 707 B is for Breakfast. What did you have for breakfast today? Scrambled ERead More »

Buying Dirty Air

Our annual State of the Air reports tell us that Californians face greater air pollution challenges than anywhere in the nation. Our volunteers, medical and health partners and staff fight for clean air because we know the terrible toll unhealthy air c...Read More »

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Tobacco Education and Prevention Coalition Gets Much Deserved Recognition

The evening of June 25th was a special one for the many volunteers of the Tobacco Education and Prevention Coalition. They gathered for a night of much deserved recognition... The coalition’s efforts have brought down local numbers, and have helped peopleRead more »

Allowing snacks in smoking areas at SA hotels disappointing, waters-down regulations: Cancer Council

says it is disappointed the South Australian Government has backed down from a commitment to make all hotel outdoor eating areas smoke-free by the middle of next year. Health Minister Jack Snelling said venues with designated areas for smokers would be aRead more »