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Graphic anti-smoking ads a success, more coming, CDC says

The graphic anti-smoking ad campaign, which featured diseased smokers talking about the devastating effects of smoking, has been declared a major success by the federal government, USA Today reported.
Fox News
added Aug 7, 2012 10:33
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CDC Report Shows Tobacco Companies Manipulating Products to Avoid Taxes and Encourage Smoking — Congress and FDA Must Act to Protect Public Health

This report demonstrates the need to equalize taxes on all tobacco products and for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate all tobacco products. Congress and the states should increase tax rates on all tobacco products to the same rate as cigarette
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 3, 2012 19:08
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Smoking-Attributable Mortality by Cause in the United States: Revising the CDC's Data and Estimates

We estimated 200,000 smoking-attributable deaths for men and 180,000 smoking-attributable deaths for women in the United States in 2004. Estimated smoking-attributable mortality has finally begun to decline for both U.S. men and women.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 18, 2012 12:45
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults in the United States

In 2016, more than 15 of every 100 U.S. adults aged 18 years or older (15.5%) currently* smoked cigarettes. This means an estimated 37.8 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes.2 More than 16 million Americans live with a smoking-r
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 3, 2018 02:09
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Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014–2016

These findings underscore the importance of continued implementation of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco product use, including current use of multiple products among working adults. To maximize the health of workers, employers could also
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:42
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Quit Methods Used by US Adult Cigarette Smokers, 2014–2016 (PDF)

(74.7%) US adult smokers who tried to quit did so by using multiple quit methods...substituting some cigarettes with e-cigarettes was used by a greater percentage of smokers than the nicotine patch, nicotine gum, or other FDA-approved cessation aids. T
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Apr 19, 2017 02:01
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House Appropriations Bill Slashes Funding for CDC’s Vital Tobacco Control Programs, Putting Tobacco Industry Before Health

This funding cut makes no sense given the proven effectiveness of the CDC’s tobacco prevention and cessation programs and tobacco’s terrible toll in health, lives and health care dollars. It serves only the interests of the tobacco industry.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:02
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Cigarette, Cigar, and Marijuana Use Among High School Students — United States, 1997–2013

public health advances in adolescent health resulting from lower cigarette and cigar use might be attenuated by increases in marijuana use, which vary by racial/ethnic subgroup. Tobacco prevention and control strategies, including increasing tobacco produ
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 15, 2015 19:51
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[Nevada] Smokeless tobacco no safer than cigarettes

The problem, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is that high school athletes also use smokeless forms of tobacco at higher rates than non-athletes. But is smokeless tobacco a safer alternative to smoking? Not at all, says
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Oct 5, 2015 14:15
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National Adult Tobacco Survey (NATS)

The National Adult Tobacco Survey (NATS) was created to assess the prevalence of tobacco use, as well as the factors promoting and impeding tobacco use among adults. NATS also establishes a comprehensive framework for evaluating both the national and sta
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 31, 2015 20:04
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