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Quit smoking: Most important decision

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta began a new campaign -- Tips from Former Smokers -- to show just how harsh tobacco can be, via smoking or by secondhand smoke.
UPI
added May 23, 2012 03:44
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Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Policies in Colleges and Universities ― United States and Territories, 2017

As of November 2017, at least 2,082 U.S. colleges and universities had smoke-free policies, twice as many as in 2012. Among these campuses, 1,743 (83.7%) had tobacco-free policies and some specifically prohibited electronic cigarette use (1,658 [79.6%])
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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CDC: 1 in 4 Adults Still Use Tobacco Products

"These findings are consistent with what we have seen in the past, but the tobacco product landscape is changing and this is concerning," King told MedPage Today. "Although cigarettes are still the most commonly used tobacco product, we are seeing the us
MedPage Today
added Jul 17, 2016 15:16
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Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults: United States, 2014

In 2014, 12.6% of adults had ever tried an e-cigarette even one time in their lifetimes, with use differing by sex, age, and race and Hispanic or Latino origin. About 3.7% of adults currently used e-cigarettes every day or some days, with use differing b
National Center for Health Statistics
added Oct 28, 2015 11:25
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GLANTZ: When listening to what CDC people say about e-cigs, pay attention to their caveats

I contacted both Brian King and Terry Pechacek to see if this is an accurate understanding....neither person said that e-cigarettes are harmless. What they did say (and which I agree with) is that: If smokers switched entirely to e-cigarettes things w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:28
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[Asia] Report of China City Adult Tobacco Survey 2013–14 (PDF)

male adult smoking prevalence and adult SHS exposure in public places are still high. The full implementation of WHO FCTC articles can reduce the harms caused by tobacco use. Therefore, we propose the following in accordance with the WHO FCTC and the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:09
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$200 Million CDC Anti-Smoking Campaign Flops

The $200 million federal anti-smoking campaign "Tips From Former Smokers" ... was mostly a flop and did not greatly boost the number of nonsmokers in the U.S. That’s the finding of a new analysis published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine
NewsMax
added May 19, 2015 16:01
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TWO DISTINCT STORIES EMERGE FROM CDC SURVEY ON YOUTH TOBACCO USE

The FDA has taken its first steps to regulate e-cigarettes, hookah and many kinds of cigars with draft regulations introduced a year ago. "If the steep increase in e-cigarette and hookah use by youth does anything, it should reinforce how important it is
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 16, 2015 13:59
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Invasive Cancer Incidence — Puerto Rico, 2007–2011

CDC's Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data show that the prevalence of current cigarette smoking in Puerto Rico is low compared with U.S. states; only Utah is lower (6). Consistent with these data, National Health Interview Survey data show tha
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:54
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[New York] SULLUM: The lunatic war on e-cigarettes

Survey data indicate that e-cigarette use is overwhelmingly concentrated about current and former smokers. It’s in the shift from the former category to the latter that the disease-reducing potential of e-cigarettes lies. Impeding that transition by impo
New York Post
added Oct 24, 2013 12:22
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