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Tobacco prevention campaign from CDC brought into Southwest Georgia

Tips From Former Smokers is now running in the Southwest Public Health District
Albany (GA) Herald
added Jul 19, 2015 11:55

Sociodemographic and Psychological Characteristics of Very Light Smoking Among Women in Emerging Adulthood, National Survey of Drug Use and Health, 2011

Although comorbid psychological disorders and substance use present challenges, very light smokers’ perception of higher smoking risks and lower nicotine dependence compared with that of other smokers provide intervention opportunities.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Jul 17, 2015 20:19

RODU: 30 Million U.S. Adults Have Used E-Cigarettes, Unpublicized CDC Data Reveals

While it is encouraging that almost 2 million former smokers were currently using e-cigarettes in 2014, it is not possible to prove that they had used e-cigarettes to quit. However, 85% of these former smokers had quit 5 years or less prior to the surve
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Jul 15, 2015 10:44

[USA] Three out of four Americans favor raising smoking age to 21, study says

The tide of public opinion continues to turn against tobacco. A study released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control found three out of four American adults — including seven in 10 current cigarette smokers — favor a ban on cigarette sales to peopl
USA Today
added Jul 14, 2015 20:46

[Texas] RUSSELL: Smoke screen / Stigma, stress among factors that lead to higher tobacco use higher in LGB community

According to LGBT Healthlink’s most recent survey of health issues critical to LGBTs, Texas received a C+ average for its inclusion of LGBT people...LGB community is one of tobacco companies’ hottest markets, and most reliable revenue streams too.
Dallas Voice
added Jul 11, 2015 09:25
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ClearWay Minnesota statement: Study finds most Americans support raising tobacco purchase age to 21

"No one wants to see young people start down a path of lifetime addiction to tobacco," said Andrea Mowery, Vice President at ClearWay Minnesota. "It's no surprise that a majority of Americans support measures like this one, which could have a life-changi
PR Newswire
added Jul 8, 2015 15:30

Three out of 4 American adults favor making 21 the minimum age of sale for tobacco products

Three out of 4 American adults—including 7 in 10 cigarette smokers—favor raising the minimum age of sale for all tobacco products to 21, according to an article by CDC published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. While an overwhelming major
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Jul 8, 2015 15:29

Attitudes Toward Raising the Minimum Age of Sale for Tobacco Among U.S. Adults

Three quarters of adults favor raising the minimum tobacco age of sale to 21 years, including seven in ten smokers. Raising the minimum age of sale, along with proven tobacco control strategies, could prevent youth tobacco use.
Science Direct
added Jul 8, 2015 15:27

CDC Report Shows Overwhelming, Across-the-Board Support for Raising Tobacco Sale Age to 21

“Today’s CDC report confirms, once again, that raising the age of sale for tobacco to 21 has the widespread support of the American people. This type of bold and popular action will reduce smoking among young people, save lives and help make the next gen
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 8, 2015 15:17

CDC: States should spend more on anti-tobacco efforts

has admonished South Carolina, Texas and Kentucky for failing to provide enough money from tobacco tax revenue or tobacco prevention efforts. The three were among 13 states that spent less than 10 percent of the CDC-recommended level of funding for tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 26, 2015 09:03
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