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The Concilio Partners on Tips Campaign to Raise Awareness of Smoking Harm and Help Smokers Quit

Florencia Velasco Fortner, President and CEO of The Concilio. "Quitting is difficult but help is available. With the National Alliance for Hispanic Health we are partnering with CDC's Tips campaign to offer free cessation support at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-855-
PR Newswire
added Aug 14, 2015 08:57
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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
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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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[Connecticut] Secondhand smoke exposure remains high among kids, adults in poverty

exposure remains especially high for children ages 3 to 11, African-Americans and those who live in poverty or rental housing, according to a recent report. Jessica Hollenbach, the director of asthma programs at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center,
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Apr 27, 2015 09:03
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E-cigarette use TRIPLED among teenagers in just one year, study reveals

Around two million high school students admitted to buying vaporizers in 2014 - more than triple the 660,000 recorded the year before. But smoking of traditional cigarettes plummeted to about nine per cent.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:29
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CDC targets LGBTs with Tips From Former Smokers Campaign

This month CDC is launching its 4th annual wave of the popular and effective "Tips From Former Smokers ( Tips )" campaign, with its largest ever LGBT media outreach component. CDC is promoting Tips ads to LGBT communities across the country to supplement
Windy City Times
added Apr 9, 2015 17:27
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Announcements: National Public Health Week — April 6–12, 2015 Weekly

In conjunction with this year's observance, CDC is partnering with the American Public Health Association to promote daily themes for National Public Health Week, by sharing information on CDC topics that align with each day's theme. Additional informati
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 9, 2015 15:54
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Vital Signs: Disparities in Nonsmokers' Exposure to Secondhand Smoke — United States, 1999–2012

has been reduced by half since 1999–2000. However, 58 million persons were still exposed to SHS during 2011–2012, and exposure remains higher among children, non-Hispanic blacks, those living in poverty, and those who rent their housing.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 3, 2015 19:27
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More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC

"Nine out of ten smokers tried their first cigarette by age 18," Dr. Tim McAfee, director of the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health, said in an agency news release. "We must do more to prevent our youth from using tobacco products, or we will see million
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 13, 2014 14:40
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Little Cigars Liked by Teens Are Still 'Candy-Flavored Tobacco': Report

In an analysis, published as a research letter in the May 7 online issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from Portland State University in Oregon compared the chemical flavorings, and levels of those flavorings, in candy, Kool-Aid and
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 7, 2014 17:33
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