Children and Tobacco: The Facts

Other Children's Advocacy and Health Organizations

For more information on children and tobacco, or if you want information on the tobacco control movement, here is a list of organizations that would be happy to provide you with information.

Advocacy Institute
A training institute that helps other groups advance their own goals through sharpened political skills. The Advocacy Institute administers SCARCNet, a private computer network for tobacco control advocates.

Advocacy Insitute
1701 L Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 202/659-8475; Fax: 202/659-8484

National Center for Tobacco Free Kids
The country's largest nongovernment initiative ever launched to protect children from tobacco addition. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is the action arm of the Center. The Campaign serves as a resource and partner for over 100 health, civic and other groups dedicated to reducing tobacco use among America's children.

Judith Glanz
1707 L Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 202/296-5469; Fax: 202/296 5427

Coalition on Smoking or Health
A coalition comprised of the American Cancer Society, American Lung Association, and American Heart Association working together for tobacco control. The coalition works to educate policy makers and the public about tobacco control and also tracks bills at the federal and state level that pertain to tobacco.

Joy Epstein (federal issues)
1150 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 820
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: 202/452-1184; Fax: 202/452-1417

Americans for Nonsmokers Rights
A national membership group working for clean indoor air and other tobacco control issues.

Patricia Brazil (kids and tobacco) or Robin Hobart (clean indoor air)
2530 San Pablo Avenue, Suite J
Berkeley, CA 94702
Phone: 510/841-3032; Fax: 510/841-7702
Email:; URL:

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
A tobacco control group that uses lawsuits to advance its policy agenda.

John Banzhaf, Executive Director
2013 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone: 202/659-4310

Stop Teenage Addiction to Tobacco (STAT)
STATs' mission is "to stop childhood and teenage addiction to tobacco by using a combination of activism, advocacy, education, and networking to eliminate the availability of tobacco to minors, regulate tobacco advertising and promotion, and make the public aware of the unethical and deceitful marketing practices of the tobacco industry."

Judy Sopenski, Executive Director
511 East Columbus Avenue
Springfield, Massachusetts 01105
Phone: 413/732-7828; Fax: 413/732-4219.

Tobacco Products Liability Project (TPLP)
An organization that encourages and supports litigation against the tobacco industry.

Mark Gottlieb
c/o Tobacco Control Resource Center
102 The Fenway, Room 118
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Phone: 800/387-7848; Fax: 617/373-3672
Email:; URL:

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