Recent Blog Posts
- Tobacco 21: What It Is and What’s Happening in Texas by: Christi Koenig Brisky, Esq.
The Tobacco21 movement has made its way to Texas after a whirlwind policy shift across the United States. In both the House and the Senate, lawmakers have filed bills that would prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and other tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. If passed, the ... Read more
- Bud Light Raises Spuds MacKenzie From the Dead in Super Bowl LI Commercial By Kazia Conway
I was watching Super Bowl LI with my family on Feb. 4, along with 100 million people who probably have families like mine that include young children.
Let’s establish my family. My five-year-old daughter couldn’t have cared less about the game. Mommy likes the Patriots. Daddy is a Cowboys fan. Kennedy just likes to ... Read more
- Prevention Advocates Convene is Austin to Meet with Lawmakers Texans Standing Tall, along with several coalitions, individuals, and youth from across the state, went to the Texas Capitol on Feb. 28 to educate lawmakers on the importance of prevention. Approximately 70 alcohol and tobacco prevention specialists attended Texans Standing Tall’s Advocacy Day to inform their representatives on the risks associated with powdered alcohol, the ... Read more
- March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. The CDC reports that about 140,000 Americans are diagnosed with the disease annually, while more than 50,000 people die from it. This Colorectal Awareness Month, Texans Standing Tall asks that you ... Read more
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