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CDC Steps Up Fight Against Tobacco with New Round of Anti-Smoking Ads

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that it is launching a new round of its nationwide media campaign – Tips from Former Smokers (TIPS) – to encourage smokers to quit and prevent children from starting to smoke. We applaud the C
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 28, 2013 12:11

CDC: Teens Targeted by Tobacco Companies in Arizona

The C-D-C says more than one in six Arizona teens either smokes or chews tobacco products, and a new report from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids shows how new products are reaching young people - despite age and marketing restrictions. Danny McGoldrick
KXAZ & KPGE / Lake Powell Life (Page, AZ)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:29

Fact Sheet - Smoking in the Movies - Smoking & Tobacco Use

The data suggest that current movie studio policies are not sufficient to maintain reductions in on-screen tobacco incidents, as studios with policies had more incidents in 2012 than in 2010. Several strategies have been identified to reduce youth expos
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 10, 2013 13:05

[New York] More people are smoking e-cigarettes, but as a quitting tool, they may be all smoke and mirrors

Evidence suggests that heavy smokers who try e-cigarettes combine their use with regular cigarettes, potentially increasing their nicotine consumption, a leading researcher says.
New York Daily News
added Mar 14, 2013 15:53

[Illinois] CDC: Smoking more common among people with mental illness ($$)

"Part of it is biological," McAfee said. "Nicotine is a mood-altering stimulant, so it can help mask negative moods. It's a temporary way to feel less anxious, for example. Then it becomes a vicious cycle because you are less able to quit smoking because
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 11, 2013 17:57

Cigarette Smoking Among Adults with Disabilities

CDC-funded State Disability and Health Programs are working to improve the health and wellness of people with disabilities by including them in health activities targeted at the issue of smoking. These programs demonstrate CDC’s effort:
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 11, 2013 06:59

Federal Tobacco Program Under Fire

Did the CDC use stimulus funds to incent communities to adopt restrictive tobacco laws? ... National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) reports that the CDC granted $142.8 million in tobacco-related grants to 19 cities and counties in 2010 alone. The
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:15

The Electronic Cigarette Debate Continues as Use Dramatically Increases

Today's study is consistent with these results and public health fears, and it tells us that there is enough evidence to support a thorough look into e-cigarettes' impact on smokers and non-smokers alike. The FDA should act by bringing e-cigarettes under
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 21, 2013 10:41

About one in five U.S. adult cigarette smokers have tried an electronic cigarette

“E-cigarette use is growing rapidly,” said CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH. “There is still a lot we don’t know about these products, including whether they will decrease or increase use of traditional cigarettes.”
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 28, 2013 18:45

CDC smoking chief says awareness, use of electronic cigarettes underscores need for regulation

Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's office on smoking and health
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2013 13:58
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