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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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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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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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US Adult Smoking Rate Dips to 17 Percent

The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the findings Tuesday, based on a large national survey.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 31, 2015 19:50
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CDC Lying About Financial Conflicts of Interest and Failing to Disclose Big Pharma Funding When It Releases Statements About E-Cigarettes

also lying about electronic cigarettes being a gateway to smoking and condemning millions of kids to a lifetime of addiction. The agency's funding from pharmaceutical companies that stand to lose severely if electronic cigarettes are promoted creates a cl
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:40
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Changes in Internet Searches Associated With the “Tips from Former Smokers” Campaign [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although Google searches are not a validated measure of tobacco attitudes/behaviors, their application herein has face validity, building on theories where interest and engagement foreshadow action,7 and research showing searches forecast many population
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added May 19, 2015 16:05
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