Headlines Tagged with CDC — 2,066 headlines found
Over a 12-year period, total consumption of cigarettes fell 32.8%, the agency reported in the Aug. 3 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. But over the same time, the use of pipe tobacco and large cigars skyrocketed, by factors of 5.82 and 3.3
Aug 3, 2012 MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2012 12:15
But nearly half have a predisposing issue such as hypertension, high cholesterol, agency says
Aug 3, 2012 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 4, 2012 01:01
Fewer Americans are smoking cigarettes, but a growing number are turning to cigarettelike cigars that can sell for as little as seven cents apiece or to making cigarettes from inexpensive loose tobacco labeled for pipe use, the Centers for Disease Contro
Aug 3, 2012 New York Times
added Aug 3, 2012 09:17
Other tobacco products allow industry to work around tax hikes, labeling regs, study authors say
Aug 2, 2012 HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 3, 2012 13:32
The increase in cigars, according to the CDC, was due largely to tobacco manufacturers adding weight to many small cigars so they can be classified as large cigars. Why does that matter? It enables them to avoid higher taxes and regulation, while retaini
Aug 2, 2012 The Oregonian
added Aug 3, 2012 08:37
Loopholes in tax structure, classification system are possible causes
Aug 2, 2012 PR Newswire
added Aug 2, 2012 17:27
People in the U.S. are smoking more cigars and pipe tobacco even as cigarette use declines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found.
Aug 2, 2012 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 2, 2012 17:23
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.
Aug 2, 2012 USA Today
added Aug 2, 2012 17:13
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.
Aug 2, 2012 CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 2, 2012 16:06
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.
Aug 2, 2012 Reuters
added Aug 2, 2012 16:00