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CDC Studying Anti-Smoking Ad Outcome

The CDC is trying to find out how well a $54 million campaign of emotional ads to scare smokers into quitting worked, researchers said.
MedPage Today
added Sep 24, 2012 18:18

Tobacco Use and United States Students

For Cigarette Use 45% ever tried cigarette smoking (even one or two puffs). 18% smoked cigarettes on at least 1 day during the 30 days before the survey.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 7, 2012 17:43

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2016

The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.5% in 2016 (37.8 million smokers), but cigarette smoking prevalence did not change significantly during 2015–2016. Sociodemographic disparities in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12

President’s Budget Devastates Nation’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives

This budget would eliminate the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, which helps lead the nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use, and dedicates no funds specifically for tobacco control. While the budget provides funding for a block grant to states for chr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 03:12

Researchers say that e-cig warnings omit potential benefits

public-health officials may be neglecting their do-no-harm vows by downplaying or dismissing the potential reduced-harm role of electronic the International Journal of Drug Policy, researchers Lynn Kozlowski and David Sweanor take to task
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 18, 2016 03:45

RODU: 30 Million U.S. Adults Have Used E-Cigarettes, Unpublicized CDC Data Reveals

While it is encouraging that almost 2 million former smokers were currently using e-cigarettes in 2014, it is not possible to prove that they had used e-cigarettes to quit. However, 85% of these former smokers had quit 5 years or less prior to the surve
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Jul 15, 2015 10:44

Tobacco Use Among Youths — Argentina, 2007 and 2012

The findings that "ever tobacco" use among adolescent males and females is decreasing in Argentina are consistent with the decrease reported among adults in Argentina in the 2012 Global Adult Tobacco Survey.* Although Argentina has not ratified the WHO F
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 10, 2014 22:53

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2012

The findings indicate that the proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes fell to 18.1% in 2012. Moreover, during 2005–2012, the percentage of ever smokers who quit increased significantly, from 50.7% to 55.0%, and the proportion of daily smokers who
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jan 17, 2014 16:08

CDC’s Anti-Smoking Ad Campaign Spurred Over 100,000 Smokers to Quit; Media Campaigns Must be Expanded Nationally and in the States

The new study adds to the already substantial scientific evidence that mass media campaigns prevent children from smoking and help smokers quit, saving lives and health care dollars. Public health authorities including the Surgeon General, the National C
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 9, 2013 17:38

Adult smoking rate may be falling again; down to 18 percent last year, government report says - The Washington Post

The new report is from a survey of about 35,000 U.S. adults. Current smokers were identified as those who said they had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and now smoke every day or some days. The rate was only 9 percent for people ages 6
Washington Post
added Jun 18, 2013 05:55
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