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Cigarette smokers are switching to cheaper small cigars

public health officials said Thursday that they're seeing a worrisome new trend: Smokers who switch from high-priced cigarettes to cheaper, but equally dangerous, small cigars.
USA Today
added Aug 2, 2012 17:13
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Consumption of Cigarettes and Combustible Tobacco — United States, 2000–2011

The data suggest that certain smokers have switched from cigarettes to other combustible tobacco products, most notably since a 2009 increase in the federal tobacco excise tax that created tax disparities between product types.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 2, 2012 16:06
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Americans turn less to cigarettes, but find substitutes

a growing number are also turning to large cigars and pipes, suggesting that gains in curbing tobacco consumption may be more elusive than previously thought.
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2012 16:00
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WASHINGTON: Tobacco Quitline back up and helping

Washington State's Tobacco Quitline is back, thanks to new funding from the Legislature and a grant from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 2, 2012 06:34
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[Oklahoma] CDC seeking individuals for national tobacco education campaign

The Center for Disease Control Office on Smoking and Health is in the process of recruiting individuals to feature in the next national tobacco education campaign.
Ardmore (OK) Daily Ardmoreite
added Jul 27, 2012 12:41
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: ˜Truth' campaign is reducing smoking

The success of a tough antismoking advertising campaign shows why Big Tobacco fights so hard against such efforts. When presented with the facts, smokers really do want to quit
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 3, 2012 14:22
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Anti-Smoking Ads Have Increased Quit Attempts: CDC

Ads featuring people living with harsh effects of smoking exceeded expectations
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2012 15:01
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Health of Americans a Mixed Bag: CDC Report

More are exercising and not smoking, but obesity, diabetes rates still increasing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2012 15:02
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Smoking-Attributable Mortality by Cause in the United States: Revising the CDC's Data and Estimates

We estimated 200,000 smoking-attributable deaths for men and 180,000 smoking-attributable deaths for women in the United States in 2004. Estimated smoking-attributable mortality has finally begun to decline for both U.S. men and women.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 18, 2012 12:45
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CDC’s Media Campaign Helps 50,000 Smokers Quit

Unprecedented ads told the harsh truth about smoking
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 25, 2012 10:30
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