Tobacco / ENDS Products

State of Tobacco Control 2020

American Lung Association, January 2020 We know how to prevent tobacco use and help current smokers quit, but states and the federal government are not implementing these proven-effective, lifesaving laws and policies. The American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco... read more

Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2020 Three decades after the first Surgeon General’s report on smoking cessation, the Surgeon General has released a new report that reviews and updates evidence on the importance of quitting smoking. The report... read more

Smoke Free Media Guide

Reality Check, 2020 Television, movies, the Internet and other forms of media, offer the tobacco industry direct and sometimes unregulated access into teens’ daily lives. That’s why we’ve written this Smoke Free Media Guide for Reality Check (RC) coordinators, where... read more

Menthol Cigarettes and the Public Health Standard: A Systematic Review

BMC Public Health, December 29, 2017 Although menthol was not banned under the Tobacco Control Act, the law made it clear that this did not prevent the Food and Drug Administration from issuing a product standard to ban menthol to protect public health. The purpose of... read more

This is Quitting

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, 2019 TFRI, in collaboration with Truth Initiative, is excited to be launching the This Is Quitting youth e-cigarette quit program here in Rhode Island. The program is now live and free to use. Youth can text “Hope4RI” to 88709... read more

The Hope & Recovery
Support Line

In the event of an opioid overdose, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also talk to your doctor about medication-assisted treatment.

401.942.STOP (7867)