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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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[Connecticut] Secondhand smoke exposure remains high among kids, adults in poverty

exposure remains especially high for children ages 3 to 11, African-Americans and those who live in poverty or rental housing, according to a recent report. Jessica Hollenbach, the director of asthma programs at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center,
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Apr 27, 2015 09:03
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E-cigarette use TRIPLED among teenagers in just one year, study reveals

Around two million high school students admitted to buying vaporizers in 2014 - more than triple the 660,000 recorded the year before. But smoking of traditional cigarettes plummeted to about nine per cent.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:29
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CDC targets LGBTs with Tips From Former Smokers Campaign

This month CDC is launching its 4th annual wave of the popular and effective "Tips From Former Smokers ( Tips )" campaign, with its largest ever LGBT media outreach component. CDC is promoting Tips ads to LGBT communities across the country to supplement
Windy City Times
added Apr 9, 2015 17:27
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Announcements: National Public Health Week — April 6–12, 2015 Weekly

In conjunction with this year's observance, CDC is partnering with the American Public Health Association to promote daily themes for National Public Health Week, by sharing information on CDC topics that align with each day's theme. Additional informati
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 9, 2015 15:54
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