EVERYONE HAS THE RIGHT TO BREATHE CLEAN AIR IN PUBLIC PLACES AND AT WORK

Because secondhand smoke contains thousands of chemicals, many of which are toxic (such as formaldehyde, arsenic and lead), and is a proven cause of cancer and heart disease.

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The Arkansas Tobacco Control Coalition (ARTCC) is here to help reduce the burden of tobacco in Arkansas. The state of Arkansas has the third highest smoking rate across the nation. Join ARTCC to fight back and join the tobacco control movement.

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Live, Work & Play

There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke. In fact, more than 53,000 people in the United States die every year from secondhand smoke exposure. Everyone deserves the right to breathe in clear air, regardless of where they live, work, or play.

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Get the Facts

Did you know Arkansas has a law that protects children under the age of 14 from secondhand smoke in all vehicles? Get more facts about secondhand smoke, tobacco, and emerging trends.

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Our Stories

Even today many foodservice workers are exposed to second-hand smoke on a daily basis. As a result, workers are more likely to suffer chronic health problems and lower life expectancy. These working conditions are dangerous and completely unacceptable. It’s time to change the way we treat our workers!

How to Help

Resources

Tobacco free policies in the workplace can reduce insurance premiums while increasing employee productivity. Find sample policies and additional information to help business owners, employees, community leaders, and all Arkansans.

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Events & Meetings

Interested in learning more? Attend one of our coalition meetings! ARTCC can provide tools to implement tobacco control policies, dangers of tobacco, secondhand smoke, and electronic smoking devices.

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ARTCC/PPYC Help Desk

October 12, 2016

10:00-11:00am

American Lung Association in  Arkansas/Arkansas  Tobacco Control Coalition
901 N. University Avenue, Little ...

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Bi-Monthly Coalition Meeting

October 27, 2016

2:00-3:30pm

American Lung Association in  Arkansas/Arkansas  Tobacco Control Coalition
901 N. University Avenue, Little ...

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