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CDC Survey Shows Large Majority of Adult E-Cigarette Users in U.S. also Smoke Cigarettes

59 percent of adult electronic cigarette users in the United States were also current cigarette smokers, while 30 percent were former smokers and 11 percent have never been smokers... The evidence to date is limited and inconclusive as to whether e-cigare
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 27, 2016 21:54
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New Business Pulse focuses on helping businesses improve employee health by reducing tobacco use

(CDC) Foundation today releases Business Pulse: Tobacco Use to help businesses improve employee health... "Tobacco use undermines the health and productivity of American workers," said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. "We encourage businesses to pu
PR Newswire
added Oct 27, 2016 01:26
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[UK] VIDEO: Former smoker Terrie appears in terrifying anti-cigarette ad

CDC ad features former smoker Terrie, who warned teenagers against the dangers of cigarettes before her death at age 53.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28
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Health, Secondhand Smoke Exposure, and Smoking Behavior Impacts of No-Smoking Policies in Public Housing, Colorado, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

no-smoking policies reduce resident exposure to secondhand smoke, lower the incidence of secondhand smoke–associated breathing problems, decrease daily smoking and cigarette consumption, encourage smoking cessation, and increase quit attempts. If implemen
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:32
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[Colorado] Smoke-Free Public Housing Popular With Residents

Smoke-free housing policies successfully reduced exposure to secondhand smoke and increased smoking quit attempts, according to a survey of residents living in multi-unit public housing in Colorado.
MedPage Today
added Oct 21, 2016 21:30
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State-Specific Prevalence of Current Cigarette Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Adults — United States, 2014

underscores the importance of implementing comprehensive tobacco control and prevention interventions to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related disparities across states, including increasing tobacco product prices, implementing and enforcing comprehensiv
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 7, 2016 01:45
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CDC: Counties in Midwest, South Have Highest Smoking Rates

Significant within-state variations were seen in cigarette smoking in a newly published analysis by CDC researchers, with some of the highest percentages of current smokers residing in counties located in states with relatively low smoking rates. Countie
MedPage Today
added Oct 4, 2016 14:28
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[Arizona] State smoking rate at its lowest in history / Mohave County above state and national averages

CDC’s 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System shows that only 14 percent of Arizona adults habitually light up, compared with 19 percent in 2011... Mohave County remains well above the state and national average at 22 percent, said Susan Williams
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Oct 3, 2016 21:43
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U.S. Smoking Rates Differ by County, Not Just State

However, counties with the highest smoking rates were not always in states with the highest smoking rates, according to researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "We were struck by the great variation in county-level cigaret
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2016 15:34
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Arizona's smoking rate takes huge drop

The number of Arizonans who smoke is dropping sharply, and experts are attributing the decline to new laws that limit the use of tobacco and the higher cost of cigarettes. A new federal study shows that about 170,000 of the state's adult residents kicke
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Sep 29, 2016 18:43
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