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Real people. Real stories. The real impact of tobacco

The Tips From Former Smokers campaign shares how real people’s lives were changed forever due to their smoking. Each real story represents thousands and thousands of Americans suffering from similar illnesses caused by smoking. “All of the Tips ad parti
Whidbey (WA) News-Times
added Jul 4, 2018 03:05
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New U.S. Survey Shows Youth Cigarette Smoking Is at Record Lows, but E-Cigarettes and Cigars Threaten Progress

nearly 1 in 5 high school students – still use some form of tobacco. The continuing popularity of electronic cigarettes and cigars – products that are widely available in sweet, kid-friendly flavors – is a particular cause for concern. For the fourth yea
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 7, 2018 23:13
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Tobacco Cessation Interventions and Smoke-Free Policies in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities — United States, 2016

Tobacco-free campus policies and integration of tobacco cessation interventions in behavioral health treatment facilities could decrease tobacco-related disease and death and could improve behavioral health outcomes among persons with mental and substanc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 11, 2018 02:03
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3 key messages from cdc’s tobacco education campaign

the Tips From Former Smokers® campaign has returned for its seventh yea...1. Smoking causes immediate and long-term damage... 2. More than 16 million Americans live with a smoking-related disease... 3. Quit smoking while you can.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 7, 2018 14:18
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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Accessing Treatments — United States, 2015–2017

State Medicaid programs can help Medicaid enrollees quit smoking by covering all evidence-based cessation treatments, removing barriers that make it difficult for enrollees to access these treatments, and promoting covered treatments to increase their us
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 6, 2018 19:24
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CDC should employ evidence-based strategies to help people quit using tobacco that support quit attempts and abstinence

Janice Tsoh and our colleagues at UCSF just submitted this public comment to the CDC on improving their smoking cessation efforts. The tracking number is 1k2-90p6-pbgp and a PDF of the comment is available here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:19
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One in five US adults still using tobacco products in 2015

This is the first time CDC, in coordination with FDA, has used the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) to assess the range of different tobacco products used by U.S. adults. The survey has been used to assess current ("every day" or "some day") cigar
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2017 20:22
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[Alabama] State breaks down impact of cigarette smoking in AL

In a report called “Extinguishing the Tobacco Epidemic in Alabama,” the Center for Disease Control and Prevention stated 8,600 adults die from smoke-related illnesses each year. “It is a big problem here in the State of Alabama,” Sullen said. “It has be
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Jul 29, 2017 13:12
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The Weekly Health Quiz: Carbs, Cancer Screening and Rhabdo

{CDC] estimates that taking smoking out of films rated for children would: Improve air quality on film sets • Save a thousand lives • Save a million lives • Make no difference / The C.D.C.’s fact sheet on smoking in the movies estimates that it would sa
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2017 23:22
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House ACA Replacement will Cripple the Nation's Health, Trust for America's Health Statement

[CDC] will lose 12 percent of its budget, of which a significant portion—$625 million a year—goes directly to state and local health departments....Every day, the CDC and local public health departments are on the front lines in preventing disease outbrea
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2017 12:39
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