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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2011

19.0% of adults smoked cigarettes in 2011 and no statistically significant change in current adult smoking prevalence occurred from 2010 (19.3%) to 2011 (19.0%). Among daily smokers, the proportion who smoked ≥30 cigarettes per day (CPD) declined signific
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2012 11:04
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CDC Reports Slow Decline in Adult Smoking Rates – Elected Leaders Must Act To Accelerate Progress and Save More Lives

another reminder to elected officials that the nation’s battle against tobacco use is far from over and must remain a national priority. We know how to make greater progress by implementing proven strategies, including higher tobacco taxes, strong smoke-f
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2012 12:30
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More Than Half of U.S. Smokers Have Tried to Quit

More than half of American smokers tried to quit the habit as the daily use of cigarettes fell, U.S. health officials said. About 19 percent of U.S. adults, or 43.8 million, reported smoking daily or most days in 2011, little changed from 19.3 percent a
Bloomberg News
added Nov 9, 2012 11:49
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More Than Half of U.S. Smokers Have Tried to Quit

More than half of American smokers tried to quit the habit as the daily use of cigarettes fell, U.S. health officials said. About 19 percent of U.S. adults, or 43.8 million, reported smoking daily or most days in 2011, little changed from 19.3 percent a
Bloomberg News
added Nov 9, 2012 11:46
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Campaign Has Smokers Listening to Smoking's Victims

CDC's graphic ads featuring ex-smokers appear to be getting people's attention
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 8, 2012 11:35
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Current Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Women of Reproductive Age — 14 Countries, 2008–2010

To examine current tobacco use and SHS exposure in women aged 15–49 years, data were analyzed from the 2008–2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) from 14 low- and middle-income countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Philippines, Pol
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:58
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[Missouri] BECKER: The effects of anti-smoking campaigns on smoking behaviors

Although the ads can be convincing, I think they also need to give smokers more information on how to control their addictions. Even though someone might want to stop smoking, it’s never an easy thing. But for those who are thinking about quitting, I w
digitalBURG.com (The Muleskinner - University of Central Missouri)
added Oct 19, 2012 08:43
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Smoking in Top-Grossing US Movies, 2011

Navigate This Article * Abstract * Objective * Methods * Results * Discussion * Acknowledgments * Author Information * References
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Sep 28, 2012 23:31
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Smoking in Top-Grossing US Movies, 2011

Total tobacco incidents per movie rose 7% from 2010 to 2011, ending 5 years of decline; incidents rose 34% per movie rated G, PG, or PG-13 and 7% per R-rated movie. The reversal of progress toward less onscreen smoking in youth-rated movies underscores th
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Sep 27, 2012 13:40
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[India] Personal, emotional messages likelier to get smokers to quit!

A review on Annals of Internal Medicine reports that a mass emotional ad campaign titled “Tips from former smokers”, launched by the Centers for Disease Control earlier this year has helped smokers quit their unhealthy habit. The survey considered respon
india.com (in)
added Sep 26, 2012 13:25
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