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Help us to save lives

HELP SMOKERS QUIT Our goal: every year every nurse will help at least one person to quit tobacco.   CONDUCT A PUBLIC READING of letters from the industry’s secret  files, all sent to tobacco companies from dying customers and their grieving … Continue reading

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The facts – what every nurse should know

The epidemic of tobacco-caused disease is a product of the rise of Big Tobacco.Prior to the industrialization of cigarette production and marketing, rates of tobacco use were lower, most tobacco use involved cigars, or spit tobacco, and lung cancer was … Continue reading

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Contribute to the Nightingales Cause

The Nightingales is an all-volunteer effort. If you would like to help support our work, you can make a tax-deductible contribution online through the Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation secure web page designated for the Nightingales. Go to: Donate to … Continue reading

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Links to information and useful websites

FDA public education campaign The economic cost of tobacco Watch Sex, Lies & Cigarettes’: Vanguard Sneak Peek and share the link! Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights E cigarettes What is an e cigarette?  FDA warning about e cigarette FDA information … Continue reading

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In the news

We want to de-normalize tobacco. Here is some of the news coverage we have received since 2003 2011 Advance for Nurses article Nurses Against Big Tobacco 2004 American Journal of Nursing - Nightingales vs. Big Tobacco: Nurses confront the nation’s … Continue reading

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Join us to protest

JOIN US TO PROTEST at Big Tobacco shareholder meetings. Tell Big Tobacco how many people you helped to quit, how many cigarettes were NOT smoked, and how much money the industry did NOT make as a result of your helping … Continue reading

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Campaign to end tobacco marketing

Tobacco companies claim to be socially responsible. They give money for all kinds of good causes, from battered women’s shelters to social organizations to arts groups. At Philip Morris, the nation’s largest tobacco company, these initiatives are all part of … Continue reading

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Our goals

1. Real tobacco company social responsibility, demonstrated by voluntary industry commitments to end all active marketing and promotion of products they themselves now admit addict and kill their best customers. Voluntarily ending active marketing would leave the industry’s first amendment … Continue reading

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Boycott magazines that advertise tobacco products!

Many popular magazines and publications advertise tobacco and help to perpetuate the worldwide industrially produced epidemic.   Women’s magazines, such as Glamour, advertise tobacco products. Tobacco kills more than 1.5 million women each year. Nurses ask women’s magazines to stop … Continue reading

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The Nightingales Nurses

We are a group of nurse activists who work to focus public  attention on the behavior of the tobacco industry and its contribution to the  preventable epidemic of tobacco-caused disease and death. The tobacco industry  spends more than $1 million … Continue reading

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