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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2013

These disparities underscore the importance of enhancing the implementation and reach of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use among these groups, as well as expanding questions on surveillance tools to better capture data on subpopulations
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 26, 2014 15:49

[New York] C.D.C. Director Becomes Face of Nation’s Worry and Flawed Response

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, the nation’s top public health official, has always overcome obstacles....He took on issues like smoking and obesity. Some said New York was becoming a nanny state, but life expectancy grew during his tenure.
New York Times
added Oct 15, 2014 22:45

Marketing e-Cigarettes to Teens

The new CDC data show that the number of US middle school and high school students who have tried e-cigarettes but not tobacco cigarettes tripled between 2011 and 2013, for an estimate of 260 000 young people. Those who have used e-cigarettes are nearly
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Oct 8, 2014 03:52

NATO Refutes New CDC Study on E-Cigarettes

"Studies have found e-cigarettes to be effective in reducing cigarette smoking or aiding smokers in quitting," he added. "Given that e-cigarettes appear to have a positive effect in the reduction of smoking tobacco-burning cigarettes, NATO can only concl
Convenience Store News
added Sep 7, 2013 18:45

US Adult Smoking Rate Drops To 18 Percent: Are Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaigns Getting Results?

The national smoking break was a welcomed finding by anti-smoking organizations, who have been recording and comparing data since the early 60s. When compared to the year 1965, during which 42.4 percent of Americans surveyed labeled themselves as smokers
Medical Daily
added Jun 18, 2013 13:26

EDITORIAL: Gruesome Ads That Work

This year's advertising campaign will cost $48 million, a small but important counterweight to the industry's marketing juggernaut.
New York Times
added Apr 9, 2013 02:24

Anti-smoking ads: ‘Only voice my grandson’s heard is this one,’ says woman with no voice box

Government health officials launched the second round of a graphic ad campaign Thursday that is designed to get smokers off tobacco, saying they believe the last effort convinced tens of thousands to quit.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 3, 2013 13:44

CDC: Teens Targeted by Tobacco Companies in Arizona

The C-D-C says more than one in six Arizona teens either smokes or chews tobacco products, and a new report from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids shows how new products are reaching young people - despite age and marketing restrictions. Danny McGoldrick
KXAZ & KPGE / Lake Powell Life (Page, AZ)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:29

The Electronic Cigarette Debate Continues as Use Dramatically Increases

Today's study is consistent with these results and public health fears, and it tells us that there is enough evidence to support a thorough look into e-cigarettes' impact on smokers and non-smokers alike. The FDA should act by bringing e-cigarettes under
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 21, 2013 10:41

Survey Finds High Tobacco Use in LGBT Population

First national survey to measure LGBT tobacco use
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 10, 2012 13:20
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