News Releases

2016 Releases 
Nov. 2 UW-CTRI Director Wins Ochsner Award
Aug. 17 NEJM: Smoking Rate Decreased Markedly During Obama’s Tenure
Aug. 2 Study: Want More Friends? Quit Smoking
May 12
3 Ways People with Mental Illness Can Quit Smoking
May 5 FDA Asserts Authority Over Tobacco Products, Including E-cigs
2015 Releases     
Nov. 19 Six Wisconsin Colleges Mark Smokeout with One-Day Campus Smoking Bans
Oct. 19 Wisconsin 4th in Nation in Quit-Smoking Attempts
Sep. 30 New England Journal of Medicine: New Policy Could End Smoking
July 29   National Cancer Institute Selects Drs. Fiore, Sondel as Outstanding Investigator Award Recipients
April 29 Tobacco Quit Line Celebrates 250,000 Calls
March 19    BadgerCare Plus Members Can Get Gift Cards for Quitting Smoking
Feb. 11 UW Awarded $3.7 Million Grant to Study E-cigs
2014 Releases 
Dec. 29 Program to Help Fond du Lac County Smokers Quit
Nov. 19

New England Journal of Medicine: ACA Calls for Coverage to Quit Smoking:

Will Insurers Do the Right Thing?

Nov. 12 UW Researchers Identify Key Reason Some Smokers May Struggle So Much to Quit
Aug. 29 Steve Quit Smoking for Loved Ones, Himself, by Calling 800-QUIT-NOW
July 24 Among Menthol Smokers, African American Women Struggle Most to Quit
July 14 UW School of Medicine and Public Health Gets New $12 Million Grant; New "BREATHE" Study Will Help Smokers Quit
 Jan. 7   JAMA Article by Local Expert Highlights 50th Anniversary of First Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking