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[Puerto Rico] CDC’s National Study on Latino Health Points to Tobacco Smoke as a Major Concern for Puerto Ricans

For those concerned about exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in their home or place of business, Zimmetry Environmental provides air testing and consulting services to identify exposure risks. These services are available across Puerto Rico and the
WebWire
added May 27, 2015 02:16
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Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC

despite that good news, rates have gone up in some states. And in other states, a more worrisome trend has emerged -- people using a combination of tobacco products, such as cigarettes plus smokeless tobacco, officials said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 23, 2015 16:02
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Smoking rate declining in Georgia, says CDC

The state’s rate of adult cigarette smoking fell from 21.2 percent in 2011 to 20.4 in 2012, then fell to 18.8 percent in 2013. Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percen
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added May 22, 2015 22:26
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Smoking rate declining in Georgia, says CDC

The state’s rate of adult cigarette smoking fell from 21.2 percent in 2011 to 20.4 in 2012, then fell to 18.8 percent in 2013. Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percen
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added May 22, 2015 22:26
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MIXED NEWS ON SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE AND CONCURRENT USE

The stark disparities in adult tobacco use rates among states should be a wake-up call for state and national leaders. As should the fact that use of other tobacco products (smokeless and pipe tobacco) by young adults aged 18 to 25 have increased between
American Legacy Foundation
added May 22, 2015 21:03
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Smoking Rates Are Down, But A Different Type Of Tobacco Use Is On The Rise

First, the good news: Smoking rates are down significantly in 26 states. The bad news? The use of smokeless tobacco (also known as dip, snuff or chew) is up in four states, while using both cigarettes and smokeless tobacco is up significantly in five sta
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 22, 2015 19:02
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Oklahoma sees significant decline in adults smoking cigarettes, CDC reports

In 2011, 26 percent of Oklahoma adults 18 and older smoked cigarettes. By 2013, that number decreased to about 24 percent. Oklahoma health officials celebrated this decline last year, when Oklahoma saw its smoking rate go from about 26 percent to 23 per
Bartlesville (OK) Examiner-Enterprise
added May 22, 2015 19:02
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Double the Tobacco, Double the Risk

Faced with a booming tobacco industry and its long lineup of tobacco products to choose from, some tobacco users may think about choosing more than one — but they may need to think twice. A new study found that the use of multiple tobacco products at t
DailyRx
added May 22, 2015 19:02
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Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC

But despite that good news, rates have gone up in some states. And in other states, a more worrisome trend has emerged -- people using a combination of tobacco products, such as cigarettes plus smokeless tobacco, officials said. "From 2011 to 2013 altho
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 21, 2015 22:21
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Smoking in the Movies

Watching movies that include smoking causes young people to start smoking.1 The more smoking young people see on screen, the more likely they are to start smoking...an R rating to future movies with smoking would be expected to reduce the number of teen
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 21, 2015 22:14
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