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ANSELM: The e-cigarette barn door is open

The health of America’s 42 million smokers, whose lives will be cut short an average of ten years by their continued use of combusted cigarettes, is being held hostage by government inaction.
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 13, 2016 18:46
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Smoking Prevalence and Cessation Before and During Pregnancy: Data From the BirthCertificate, 2014 (PDF)

Smoking during pregnancy was more prevalent for women aged 20–24 (13.0%) than for other ages, and by race and Hispanic origin, the highest rate was for non- Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native women (18.0%). Smoking during pregnancy ranged from
National Center for Health Statistics
added Feb 10, 2016 18:17
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[West Virginia] James Felsen: Public health hang-up on e-cigs makes little sense (Gazette)

Either an ideological (e.g., opposition to the act of smoking/vaping per se) or financial motive is likely driving the process. We need to insist on an answer before preventable tobacco related illness and deaths occur because of e-cig policy.
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47
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[Kentucky] More teenagers are using e-cigs

The center, at at the University of Kentucky, lists several other problems with e-cigarettes, including: e-cigarettes are not a proven cessation aid and could derail true cessation attempts; some e-cigarettes are marketed as “green” and “healthy,” which
Richmond (KY) Register
added Feb 4, 2016 19:42
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CDC Anti-Smoking Campaign Targets Kentucky

Kentucky has the highest smoking rate in the U.S. at 30.2 percent, according to the most recent Gallup-Healthways report. Diane Beistle, from CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, said 2016 offers the opportunity for the advertisements to focus on new hea
WFPL 89.3 (Louisville, KY)
added Jan 26, 2016 22:10
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[Tennessee] Kristy's Story

Kristy grew up in a small town in Tennessee and smoked her first cigarette at age 13 with an older sister. Many of her friends and family members smoked. Kristy followed in their footsteps and became a regular smoker. By age 33, Kristy had been smoking fo
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Jan 26, 2016 15:55
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VIDEO: CDC: Tips From Former Smokers – Kristy’s Tip

She eventually stopped using e-cigarettes and went back to smoking only regular cigarettes. In this ad from CDC's Tips From Former Smokers campaign, Kristy shares how she quit smoking cigarettes for good after her lung collapsed.
You Tube
added Jan 26, 2016 15:54
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GLANTZ: CDC Tips from Former Smokers Campaign highlights dangers of dual use with ecigs ... and that ecigs failed for quitting

Kristy tried using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as a way to cut back on cigarette smoking, but she continued to smoke regular cigarettes. Her cough didn’t get better, and eventually, Kristy stopped using e-cigarettes and went back to smoking only
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 26, 2016 15:52
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VIDEO: Why these anti-smoking TV ads are working

Today the government says it has helped 400,000 smokers quit for good. In a series of TV ads called "Tips From Former Smokers," Americans have shared personal stories of the consequences of smoking. Jeffrey Brown examines the campaign with CDC director Dr
PBS
added Jan 22, 2016 03:37
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VIDEO: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to Launch Aggressive New Anti-Smoking Ad Campaign

It will feature a series of ads with real people who are dealing with the long-term health problems associated with smoking. Called "Tips from former Smokers"...watch the full interview with CDC Director Thomas Frieden on City Health Beat this Saturday
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Jan 21, 2016 15:34
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