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Former smokers featured in Alabama anti-smoking campaign

A new campaign to encourage smokers to quit is getting personal. The Alabama Department of Public Health is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s tobacco education campaign called "Tips from Former Smokers". The campaign profi
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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African Americans and Tobacco Use

29.8% of African American adults reported current use* of tobacco in 2013.9 Bar graph of current tobacco use among African American adults: Cigarettes 25.5%, Cigars 7.5%, Smokeless Tobacco 2.0%* “Current Use” is defined as self-reported consumption of ci
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 18, 2018 05:16
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Tobacco Cessation Interventions and Smoke-Free Policies in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities — United States, 2016

Tobacco-free campus policies and integration of tobacco cessation interventions in behavioral health treatment facilities could decrease tobacco-related disease and death and could improve behavioral health outcomes among persons with mental and substanc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 11, 2018 02:03
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3 key messages from cdc’s tobacco education campaign

the Tips From Former Smokers® campaign has returned for its seventh yea...1. Smoking causes immediate and long-term damage... 2. More than 16 million Americans live with a smoking-related disease... 3. Quit smoking while you can.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 7, 2018 14:18
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[Ohio] HOEFERT: Elected officials always blow smoke

because of the Sandusky City Commissioners concern over second hand smoke from legal, made in the USA, filter and non-filtered, regular and menthol cigarettes, I decided to go to the worldwide web and search the Center for Disease Control website on Secon
Sandusky (OH) Register
added May 4, 2018 20:59
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[Oklahoma] OSMA president: CDC's tobacco prevention efforts need full funding

The CDC can only prevent tobacco use effectively if it is adequately funded. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, is chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees CDC funding. While Cole has been a champion for public health, last summer his bill pr
The Oklahoman
added Apr 15, 2018 16:08
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The Debate About Electronic Cigarettes: Harm Minimization or the Precautionary Principle

The rapidly morphing forms, constituents, promotions, and uses of the electronic varieties of the new nicotine delivery products make research on their biological and behavioral effects moving targets. The two sides of this argument have produced a globa
Annual Review of Public Health
added Apr 9, 2018 21:39
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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Accessing Treatments — United States, 2015–2017

State Medicaid programs can help Medicaid enrollees quit smoking by covering all evidence-based cessation treatments, removing barriers that make it difficult for enrollees to access these treatments, and promoting covered treatments to increase their us
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 6, 2018 19:24
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Congressional Spending Deal Protects Kids and Boosts Tobacco Prevention Efforts

The omnibus appropriations bill now before Congress puts the health of America’s kids ahead of the special interests of the tobacco industry. The bill leaves out provisions pushed by tobacco companies that would have greatly weakened U.S. Food and Drug A
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:38
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[Ohio] Two counties agencies partner on tobacco-free initiatives

As part of an Ohio Department of Health and Center for Disease Control (CDC) Anti-Tobacco Grant, Huron County Public Health (HCPH) is partnering with Huron County Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS) Board to address tobacco use in individuals wit
Norwalk (OH) Reflector
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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