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'Walking Wounded' Share Jarring Stories For No-Smoking Campaign

Soto is one of a handful of former smokers sharing stories as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s national Tips from Former Smokers campaign. Personal stories like Soto’s — emotional and sometimes jarring — run on television, radio,
The Oklahoman
added May 12, 2016 15:27
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Secondhand smoke hits almost half of teens who don't smoke

Even though fewer U.S. teens are smoking, secondhand smoke remains a big problem for them, a government study found. Nearly half of nonsmoking kids in middle school and high school encountered secondhand tobacco smoke in 2013, and rates were even higher
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 11, 2016 15:11
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[Nebraska] E-Cigarettes on the Rise among middle schoolers and high schoolers

Stacy Lauby is the owner of the Kearney Smoker Friendly store and agrees that e-cigarette sales are up. "We usually notice an increase in our e-cigarette and our vapor sales right after the first of the year,” Lauby said. “People set New Year's resoluti - NTV ABC (Kearney, NE)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:34
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E-Cigarette Ads Target Millions of Kids, CDC Says

As advertising skyrockets, so do the number of teens seeing it. They're vaping by the millions now... "E-cigarette ads use many of the same themes — independence, rebellion, and sex — used to sell cigarettes and other conventional tobacco products," the
NBC News
added Jan 6, 2016 15:03
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U.S. Smoking Rate Declines, but Poor Remain at Higher Risk

But the national numbers mask deep trouble spots within the American population. About 43 percent of less educated Americans smoked in 2014, compared with just 5 percent of those with a graduate degree. About a third of Americans insured by Medicaid, the
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2015 20:48
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New CDC Study Finds Growing Use of Smokeless Tobacco by High School Athletes, Shows Need to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

These trends are no accident. The harmful example set by Major League baseball players who use smokeless tobacco contributes directly to this problem, as does tobacco marketing that tells teenage boys they can’t be real men unless they chew or dip.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 3, 2015 19:18
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[Illinois] CHHC Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Chicagoans quit smoking

Spanish and English language Tips ads will run through mid-August 2015 across the country... "At the Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition, we know all too well the terrible toll of smoking. The CHHC is committed to helping Chicagoans know the reality of smo
PR Newswire
added Aug 14, 2015 08:59
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The Concilio Partners on Tips Campaign to Raise Awareness of Smoking Harm and Help Smokers Quit

Florencia Velasco Fortner, President and CEO of The Concilio. "Quitting is difficult but help is available. With the National Alliance for Hispanic Health we are partnering with CDC's Tips campaign to offer free cessation support at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-855-
PR Newswire
added Aug 14, 2015 08:57
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ClearWay Minnesota statement: Study finds most Americans support raising tobacco purchase age to 21

"No one wants to see young people start down a path of lifetime addiction to tobacco," said Andrea Mowery, Vice President at ClearWay Minnesota. "It's no surprise that a majority of Americans support measures like this one, which could have a life-changi
PR Newswire
added Jul 8, 2015 15:30
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Smoking rate declining in Georgia, says CDC

The state’s rate of adult cigarette smoking fell from 21.2 percent in 2011 to 20.4 in 2012, then fell to 18.8 percent in 2013. Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percen
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added May 22, 2015 22:26
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