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Adult smoking on the rise in Minnesota
added Jan 31, 2013 18:45

Report: Minnesota’s Adult Smoking Rate Increases

Minnesota has dropped out of the top 10 of states with the lowest amounts of adult smokers, according to a health report released Friday. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that Minnesota now ranks 11th best among
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Jan 31, 2013 18:34

Adult smoking rate climbs in Minnesota

A new report shows that 19 percent of Minnesota adults still smoke. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows the state's ranking for adult smoking fell from 7th to 11th place among all states. The last time the CDC compared st
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2013 16:50

Rhode Island has 3rd lowest youth smoking rate

A new federal report says Rhode Island has the third-lowest youth smoking rate in the nation, but the state ranks near the middle of the pack when it comes to adult smoking rates.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 06:03

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


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

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

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

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

[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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