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State Medicaid Expansion Tobacco Cessation Coverage and Number of Adult Smokers Enrolled in Expansion Coverage — United States, 2016

States that have expanded Medicaid can take further steps to help smokers quit by covering proven cessation treatments more fully, removing barriers to accessing covered treatments, making Medicaid enrollees and their health care providers aware of these
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:07
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CDC Reports Winnable Battles Results

There were meaningful reductions seen in tobacco-related harms. Smoking has been the leading cause of preventable death since 2010. Adult cigarette smoking decreased 27 percent and youth cigarette smoking decreased 45 percent from 2009 to 2015. Approxima
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 5, 2016 23:26
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WINNABLE BATTLES: FINAL REPORT (PDF)

Tobacco Decrease the percent of adults who smoke cigarettes by 17.5% . Decrease the percent of youth who smoke cigarettes by 12% . Increase the proportion of the U.S. population covered by smoke-free laws by 59% .
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 5, 2016 23:13
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A New Low for Cigarette Smoking

For the first time since record keeping began 50 years ago, the number of Americans who smoke cigarettes has dropped below 40 million... In 2005, there were 45.1 million smokers in the country. By 2015 there were 36.5 million. Sixteen percent of men and
New York Times
added Dec 5, 2016 18:40
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great american smokeout: quitting smoking could prevent 6 million cancer deaths

Since cancer deaths from tobacco started declining—in 1990 for men and 1995 for women—more than 1 million deaths have been avoided... For today’s Great American Smokeout, the American Cancer Society’s annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:55
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Dr. Jonathan M. Samet Receives 2016 Fries Prize for Improving Health

He is recognized for his research on the health risks of inhaled pollutants—particles and ozone in outdoor air and indoor pollutants including secondhand smoke and radon—and his significant contributions to improve the environment.
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2016 17:39
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Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014

Mortality from tobacco-related causes has decreased in conjunction with national decreases in tobacco use across the United States, but an estimated 40 million adults (16.8%) smoked in 2014 (8). Implementation of evidence-based tobacco control interventio
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:53
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Fewer 'Nails in the Coffin' as Smoking Rate Declines

More than a million tobacco-related deaths were prevented over the past 25 years. But there is still plenty of work to do, CDC director Tom Frieden, MD, said Thursday. After years of steady decline in the smoking rate, only 15% of U.S. residents are smo
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:41
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CDC Reports: U.S. Has Cut Number of Smokers by 8.6 Million since 2005, But Smoking Is Still Huge Problem and Causes 30 Percent of Cancer Deaths

Our progress in reducing smoking is no accident. It stems directly from implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use. Smoking declines has accelerated since 2009 as a result of a stepped-up national effort, including: A 62-cent increase in the fe
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:41
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Fewer in U.S. Smoke, But Smoking's Death Toll Continues

cigarette smoking dropped from 21 percent of U.S. adults (45 million) in 2005 to 15 percent (37 million) in 2015. But in a Thursday media briefing, CDC officials also stressed that as many as 40 percent of cancers may be related to tobacco use. "Althoug
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2016 21:40
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