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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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7 in 10 students who currently use tobacco used a flavored product

"Flavored tobacco products are enticing a new generation of America's youth into nicotine addiction, condemning many of them to tobacco-related disease and early death," said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. "Nicotine is not safe for the developin
PR Newswire
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22
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9 Things to Consider Before You Try E-Cigarettes to Stop Smoking

A recent study suggests they might lower smokers’ ability to quit. We talk with the CDC’s Tim McAfee about e-cigarettes and why more young people are giving them a try With little regulation and many unknowns, m
U.S. News & World Report
added May 1, 2015 13:44
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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
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[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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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