Why We Blog

Looking to share a success, highlight an issue or comment on what’s happening in the tobacco control world?

Now you have a place: Center’s Stage!

Center’s Stage is a virtual soapbox for all of us working in the tobacco control movement with the intent of facilitating the exchange of ideas about timely tobacco control issues and tobacco control policy.

We hope this blog will be a space for us to come together from local communities across the state and share our common interests in tobacco control and prevention. We hope you will use this site to educate yourself, express yourself and learn from others. Please visit Center’s Stage regularly or subscribe to our RSS feed to see what people are saying on tobacco control issues of the day.

We appreciate thoughtful responses, opposing viewpoints, and interesting perspectives and look forward to lively conversations and useful discussions on Center’s Stage. However, we ask that you be responsible, tolerant and respectful in what you write and express your views with a nod to civility. Rudeness and personal attacks will not be tolerated.

One final important note: User comments or postings reflect the opinions of the responsible contributor only, and do not reflect the viewpoint of the Center for Tobacco Policy & Organizing or the American Lung Association in California. The Center does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any posting or comment. The Center reserves the right to delete any posting or comment that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate.