Action Alerts

“New ALA report: “State of Tobacco Control in 2013.” January 16, 2013

“Honoring Those Who Serve, Celebrating the Great American Smoke Out.” November 16, 2012

“New in AJPH: ‘A Transnational Study of Migration and Smoking Behavior in the Mexican-Origin Population’.”  September 24, 2012

“UPDATE: Cigarette warning labels are in trouble, Supreme Court case likely.” August 24, 2012.

“Spanish-English recruitment for new ad campaign about health effects of smoking.” August 2, 2012.

“NLTCN & Latino Commission on AIDS @ 2012 International AIDS Conference in DC.” July 24, 2012.

“Funding Opportunities: NIH/FDA & NIMH (California).” July 23, 2012

“Pfizer MEG/Smoking Cessation Leadership Center at UCSF Announce Request For Proposals (RFP) – Smoking Cessation.” July 6, 2012

“New report on 10 largest Hispanic origin groups in U.S.” July 2, 2012

“NLTCN World No Tobacco Day Event in Los Angeles.” June 4, 2012

“Protect Our Children: Support a Ban on Mentholated Tobacco Products.” April 13, 2012

“NLTCN in the news TODAY in L.A. and Orange County, Calif.” March 24, 2012

“New Surgeon General’s Report.” March 8, 2012

“FREE Spanish posters on tobacco & secondhand smoke.” February 9, 2012

“Addiction Incorporated – Limited Discounted Admission in L.A.” January 13, 2012

“What the numbers don’t say, pictures do.” December 19, 2011

“Teens swapping cigarettes for flavored mini cigars.” December 12, 2011

“Youth Cigar Use Threatens Gains in Tobacco Control.” November 18, 2011

“Today is the Great American Smokeout.” November 17, 2011

“Defend State Tobacco Funding.” November 07, 2011

“Let’s make ballparks tobacco free.” October 26, 2011

Media Coverage

NLTCN Steering Committee member Juan Flores discusses potential benefits of the Affordable Care Act for uninsured populations in Texas in an interview with Univision San Antonio. December 14, 2012.

NLTCN National Director Jeannette Noltenius helps shed light on tobacco industry targeting of Latinos and other minority groups with flavored cigar products in an interview with Univision Washington D.C. August 30, 2012

On May 31st, 2012, Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich and Los Angeles Councilmen Tom LaBonge and Richard Alarcón headlined a gathering of public health champions at Los Angeles City Hall in recognition of World No Tobacco Day 2012. Co-sponsors of the event included NLTCN, the Los Angeles County Department of Health, and the Keck School of Medicine at USC. For more information about the event, please see the June 1 edition of Councilman LaBonge’s Newsletter, this press release from the office of Councilman Alarcón, and this press release from NLTCN.

“NLTCN-National Networks interview with Mr. Joseph A. Califano, Jr.” April 4, 2012

On Saturday, March 24, 2012, NLTCN joined forces with the University of Southern California (USC/IPR), LULAC-Bolivia (Council #3188 of the League of United Latin American Citizens), and the City of Santa Ana to organize a free public screening of the critically acclaimed documentary film ADDICTION INCORPORATED at Yost Theater in Santa Ana, Calif. Click here to view the movie’s website. Media coverage of the event included:

o   Orange County Register – “Anti-tobacco film to be shown in Santa Ana” – By Ron Gonzales – Published Friday, March 23
o   La Opinión (Los Angeles, CA) – “Latino: Cigarro, muerte y esperanza” – By Humberto Caspa – Published Friday, March 23
o   Orange Juice Blog – “Addiction Incorporated – free screening of youth smoking documentary at the YOST Saturday night” – Posted Friday, March 23
o   New Santa Ana Blog  - “Yost Theater to host screening of Addiction Inc., about youth smoking, on 3/24″ – Posted Friday, March 23
o   Orange County Register – No Smoking_OC Register  (“OC Latino Link”) – Published Thursday, March 22
o   El Aviso Addiction Incorporated – Published Wednesday, March 21
o   Excelsior de OC 16_22 marzo_Addiction Incorporated – “Calendario Comunitario” – Published Friday, March 16

Lanzan impactante campaña para dejar de fumar”. Washington Hispanic. March 23, 2012

In an interview with El Tiempo Latino in Washington, D.C., NLTCN National Director Jeannette Noltenius argues that hard-hitting ads—such as those featured in the Center for Disease Control’s new “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign—help motivate smokers to quit and prevent youth initiation. March 19, 2012

Our National Director, Dr. Jeannette Noltenius, discusses the new Surgeon General’s report and the significance of its findings for Latinos in an interview with Univision and in a guest appearance on “Salud y Familia,” a nationally broadcast radio show hosted by Dr. Elmer Huerta. March 09, 2012

To curb Latino youth smoking, NLTCN National Director Jeannette Noltenius offers preventive solutions in an interview with NBC Latino. March 08, 2012



Resources & Opportunities: December 2012

Resources & Opportunities: November 2012

NLTCN Newsletter: October 2012

NLTCN Newsletter: June 2012

NLTCN Newsletter: Nov-Dec 2011

NLTCN Newsletter: October 2011

NLTCN E-News: November 2010

NLTCN Newsletter: July 2010

NLTCN Newsletter: June 2010

NLTCN Newsletter: May 2010

NLTCN Newsletter: January 2010

NLTCN E-Alert: January 2010

NLTCN E-bulletin: January 2010

NLTCN Newsletter: December 2009

NLTCN Newsletter: November 2009

NLTCN E-Alert: September 2009

NLTCN Newsletter: July 2009

NLTCN Bulletin : July 2009

NLTCN Newsletter: April – June 2009

NLTCN Bulletin: April 2009

NLTCN Newsletter: January – March 2009

NLTCN Newsletter: December 2008

NLTCN Newsletter: October 2008


Press Releases

“The tobacco industry is winning again: study finds young adults, Latinos use flavored cigars more than other groups.” August 30, 2012

“Tobacco industry spending to defeat California ballot initiative: an affront to communities of color.” June 28, 2012

“Second Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Transsexual Health Summit: Stigma and its impact on the health of LGBTT communities.” June 21, 2012

“Los Angeles Honors Scientist on World No Tobacco Day.” May 25, 2012

“These New Ads Might Shock You— They Might Also Save Your Life And The Life Of A Loved One.”  March 15, 2012

“Campaña publicitaria revela la dura realidad de como impacta el tabaquismo y las enfermedades que conlleva en adultos y sus familiares.” 15 de marzo de 2012

“Tobacco Industry Tactics are Succeeding with Latino Youth One of every two Latino high schoolers have smoked cigarettes.” March 14, 2012

“Teens Swapping Cigarettes for Flavored Mini Cigars.”  December 13, 2011

“CDC’s National Networks Collaborate in Support Puerto Rico’s LGBT Community Events and Inclusion.” August 1, 2010

“Media Alert – Aida McCammon 2009 Purpose Prize Fellow.”  October 27, 2009

“Media Alert – Town Hall Meeting on Menthol.” October 15, 2009

“National Latino Leadership Highlight Impact of Health Care Reform on Latinos Living With HIV/AIDS Across the U.S. and its Territories.” October 14, 2009

“Through a ‘Trojan Horse’ the tobacco industry enters Puerto Rico’s School System.” September 2009

“New Report Estimates More than 2 million Cases of Tobacco-related Cancers Diagnosed in the United States During 1999-2004.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September 4, 2008

Videos & Photos

Click here for video clips featuring NLTCN leaders as well as photo galleries of NLTCN events around the country.