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Environmental Health, Personal Health, Public Health Administration and WIC

Public Health and Legislative Building
Location - 314 W. Main Street (Rose Street Entrance)
Mail - P.O. Box 1753
Walla Walla, WA  99362

Contact Information
Phone  509.524.2650
Fax       509.524.2678
E-mail
health@co.walla-walla.wa.us

WIC Contact Information
Phone  509.524.2680
Fax       509.524.2681

Office Hours
Mon-Tue-Wed  8:00 - 5:00
Thurs   9:00 - 5:00
Fri  8:00 - 5:00
Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tobacco
TOBACCO IN THE MEDIA

IN THE NEWS

Tobacco Sales to Minors

Washington State Department of Health News Release: "Tobacco sales to minors at highest level in the last decade" - December 12, 2012

LAWS AND POLICIES

FDA Tobacco Law

Consumer FAQ: Overview of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, enacted June 22, 2009

Tobacco Law - Common Sense Law to Protect Kids and Save Lives 

More Tobacco Rules and Regulations at the Federal level

Washington State Department of Health

Federal

Making the Tobacco Control Act Easy to Understand and Use

ADVERTISING

Marketing

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Media Campaign Resource Center

http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/media_campaigns/index.htm

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids –

This is a great advertising and marketing resource

http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/facts_issues/fact_sheets/

 

FDA Warning Labels

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Tobacco Control Act) requires that cigarette packages and advertisements have larger and more visible graphic health warnings. 

Some examples:

Text: WARNING: Cigarettes are addictive. Image: Man holding a cigarette.  Cigarette smoke comes from stoma (hole) in neck.Text: WARNING: Cigarettes are addictive. Image: Woman outside in the rain smoking a cigarette, holding newspaper over head. Text: WARNING: Cigarettes cause fatal lung disease. Image: Healthy lungs next to diseased lungs. Smoke around diseased lungs.

Text: WARNING:             Cigarettes cause fatal lung disease. Image: Toe tag on foot of a dead body in a morgue. Text: WARNING: Cigarettes cause cancer. Image: Deathly ill patient lying in bed.  She is bald and extremely frail.

Text: WARNING: Tobacco smoke can harm your children. Image: Woman breathing out smoke while face to face with toddler.  Smoke approaches toddler’s face.Text: WARNING: Tobacco smoke causes fatal lung disease in nonsmokers. Image: Woman very upset, crying and holding hand to side of her face. Text: WARNING: Quitting smoking now greatly reduces serious risk to your health. Image: Man wearing open shirt over a T-shirt.  T-shirt reads “I Quit” and “no smoking” symbol.

FAQs: Final Rule "Required Warnings for Cigarette Packages and Advertisements"

 

Counter-Marketing

SHARDS O'GLASS


Updated: 7/2/2013