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Links to some tobacco information sources:

The following links are provided as a service to our users. Links to these Internet sites do not indicate endorsement of these sites or their contents by the RI Tobacco Control Network.    [Most recent update: September 11, 1999]

Action on Smoking or Health : http://www.ash.org/

American Cancer Society: http://www.cancer.org

American Heart Association:  http://www.amhrt.org

American Lung Association:  http://www.lungusa.org/

Americans for NonSmokers Rights:  http://www.no-smoke.org

CyberIsle (TeenNet health &prevention for youth): http://www.cyberisle.org

Doctors Ought to Care (DOC):  http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/doc

DRKOOP.COM (C. Everett Koop, MD)  http://www.drkoop.com NEW

Foundation for a Smokefree America (Patrick Reynolds): http://www.tobaccofree.org

Gene Borio's Tobacco BBS: (a major site of tobacco news, detailed history/timeline, quotable quotes, resource links, and much more)  http://www.tobacco.org   NEW Link

 Get Outraged (Mass. Dept. of Health)  http://www.getoutraged.com

National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids (Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids):  http://www.tobaccofreekids.org

Project ASSIST/RI Dept. of Health: http://www.health.state.ri.us/disprev/assist/assist.htm

QuitNet (JoinTogether Online/Mass. Dept. of Public Health/Mass. Tobacco Control Program): http://www.quitnet.org 

National Cancer Institute -- Smoke-Free Kids and Soccer http://www.smokefree.gov

Smokefree Class of 2000 (site by and for teens):       http://www.lungusa.org/smokefreeclass     (includes a chat room on Tuesdays, and a section on Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU) program)

Smokescreen (activist group):  www.smokescreen.org

Smoking From All Sides (a group of pages of links to a wide variety of both pro-tobacco and anti-tobacco sites):  http://www.cs.brown.edu/~lsh/smoking.html

Stop Teenage Addiction to Tobacco (STAT):  http://www.stat.org    

Tobacco Control Resource Center and  Tobacco Products Liability Project at Northeastern Univ. School of Law:  http://www.tobacco.neu.edu/

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Office on Smoking and Health http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/osh/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Indoor Air Quality Information Clearinghouse:  http://www.epa.gov/iaq

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: http://www.fda.gov/opacom/campaigns/tobacco.html

World Health Organization (WHO) Tobacco or Health/Tobacco Free Initiative:     http://www.who.ch/psa/toh.htm

Youth Media Network (Calif. Dept. of Health Youth page--includes Tobacco Facts & Resources Page: http://www.ymn.org

Links to check tobacco-related laws and legislation in Rhode Island:

General Assembly:  http://www.rilin.state.ri.us

Secretary of State:  http://www.state.ri.us

Links to sites with Tobacco Industry documents, and other info related to Tobacco Settlement:

Minnesota Blue Cross site (a plaintiff in the Minnesota lawsuit):

            http://www.mnbluecrosstobacco.com

Tobacco Companies Tobacco Document site: http://www.tobaccoinstitute.com

      or         http://www.tobaccoresolution.com        

Contents of Cigarettes

On July 31, 1998 the Government of British Columbia became the first jurisdiction in the world to require tobacco companies to reveal both the additives and ingredients in each brand of cigarettes, and to provide a detailed chemical analysis of the smoke of each brand of cigarettes.  Information filed with the Government of British Columbia by Canada's three major tobacco companies are being made available to people in all countries through the following web address:

http://www.cctc.ca/bcreports/

Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health 1997 Cigarette Nicotine Disclosure Report -- Click here to read on American Cancer Society Website. 

Looking for non-tobacco information about Rhode Island?

Check out OCEAN STATE ONLINE at http://www.oso.com

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