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Smoking Still Takes a Heavy Toll in U.S., CDC Finds

Even though proven anti-smoking strategies exist, more than 440,000 Americans still die each year from cigarette smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, federal health officials said Friday. And 8.6 million suffer from serious smoking-related illnesses,
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 26, 2013 05:56
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TOBACCO CONTROL STATE HIGHLIGHTS 2012 (PDF)

The framework for this report is based on the World Health Organization’s MPOWER package of high-impact strategies: Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies; Protect people from tobacco smoke; Offer help to quit tobacco use; Warn about the dangers o
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jan 31, 2013 18:53
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CDC - Tobacco Control State Highlights 2012 - Abstract

Some states have significantly improved the health of their citizens by reducing smoking rates, thereby decreasing smoking-related diseases, deaths, and health care costs. Even in economically challenging times, states can make a significant difference i
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jan 31, 2013 18:36
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Teen smoking at historic low

Teenage smoking declined for the fifth consecutive year during 2012, falling under 18 percent for the first time, according to the annual Monitoring the Future study released today.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2012 00:11
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Mayor Bloomberg to ban New Yorkers smoking in their OWN homes

secret new documents reveal. Community groups will be sent out to convince landlords and tenants across the city to turn their private buildings into smoke-free zones, according to the documents seen by the New York Post. The community groups would 'wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 17, 2012 16:11
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[New York] Mayor’s ‘secret war’ on smoking inside your apartment

Released by the Health Department’s nonprofit arm, Partnership for a Healthier New York City, the document solicits “neighborhood contractors” to “support and advance” its agenda in four separate areas of concern: tobacco, alcohol, exercise and diet.
New York Post
added Dec 18, 2012 12:06
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Millions of Nonsmokers Exposed to Smoke From Neighbors' Apartments: Report

"A quarter of all Americans live in some form of multi-unit housing, and these individuals and families are potentially exposed to secondhand smoke that enters their home from somewhere else," said Dr. Tim McAfee, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 14, 2012 17:39
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Secondhand smoke affects most apartment residents

Even if you don't allow smoking in your apartment, your neighbor's cigarettes could affect you, according to a study. Nearly half of Americans who don't allow smoking in their apartments are still exposed to secondhand smoke that wafts in from other ro
USA Today
added Dec 14, 2012 17:28
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Nearly 1 million Massachusetts residents exposed to second-hand smoke from neighbors

Nearly 1 million Massachusetts residents who don’t smoke and live in apartments or attached houses are exposed regularly to cigarette smoke from their neighbors’ homes, according to a report released Friday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 14, 2012 17:26
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Apartment dwellers exposed to secondhand smoke

A new federal report reveals that as many as 29 million United States apartment dwellers could be breathing in smoke seeping in from neighboring apartments and common areas. Tim Mcafee, a director with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Dec 14, 2012 17:15
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