ASHLine Director Stephen Michael Talks New Year’s Resolution and Quitting Tobacco on The BuckMaster Show on KVOI AM 1030

December 30, 2011

Stephen Michael, Director of the Arizona Smokers’ Helpline was a guest on the 12-29-11 airing of the The Buckmaster Show on KVOI AM 1030 in Tucson.

Listen to the interview


To find out more about the Buckmaster show or listen to this or additional broadcasts Click Here.

BTCD Chief Wayne Tormala on Men’s Health Talk Program on KXXT 1010AM

December 30, 2011

Listen to the broadcast here.

States Join Chorus of Supporters in Favor of New Cigarette Labels

December 30, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government is getting support from nearly half of the states in its bid to get new graphic cigarette warnings included on all packs and advertising by September 2012.

On Friday, Dec. 23, state attorneys from 24 states filed a friend of the court brief in U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington expressing their support of the Food and Drug Administration’s challenge of a lower court decision blocking the new warning labels, a mix of graphic images and text.

Last month, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon granted a temporary injunction blocking the rules requiring the new warning labels that use graphic images. His ruling stemmed from a lawsuit filed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard Inc., Commonwealth Brands Inc. and Liggett Group LLC opposing the new warnings on grounds the mandate violated the First Amendment, as CSNews Online previously reported.

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Be Successful in 2012

December 30, 2011

Arizona Department of Health Services highlights resolutions for 2012.  Click Here to read the release.

ASHLine Real Quitters II: Behind the Scenes

December 19, 2011

ASHLine just wrapped on several new TV spots that will be featured in 2012. Four spots have been slated to be finalized for a pre-New Year’s Day launch. The remaining spots will debut throughout 2012. The real quitters used in the shots will be featured on TV, radio, in print and on the web. See below for some of the behind the scenes shots of the production.

Susan in downtown PhoenixB-roll of downtown Phoenix


B-roll footage being shot in Downtown Phoenix

Kane in the park


Kane on the monitors


Peter on the porch


ASHLine Holiday Radio Spot

December 19, 2011

A special holiday message from Mark Asher is airing on KTAR this holiday season.

ASHLine Featured in Hopi Tribe Newsletter

December 16, 2011

In the December, 2011 issue of the Hopi Tumalhoymuy Tutuveniam (The Tribe’s newsletter) Eldon Kalemsa, Jr. the Hopi Tobacco Program Coordinator submits an article on the tribe’s tobacco program and ASHLine’s referral system.

To read the article Click Here