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KOTZ: Will the CDC’s new anti-smoking ads really help smokers quit?

These smokers are already scared of cigarettes as a result of their life-threatening illness, and they certainly don’t need more scares from the CDC’s graphic ads to be motivated to quit.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Mar 29, 2013 15:59
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US Launches New Batch of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads

Government health officials launched the second round of a graphic ad campaign Thursday that is designed to get smokers off tobacco, saying they believe the last effort convinced tens of thousands to quit. The ads feature sad, real-life stories
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2013 00:39
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The Fenway Institute Applauds CDC's 'Tips from Former Smokers' Campaign's LGBT Focus

eatures a lesbian who suffers from asthma triggered by working in a smoke-filled bar. Recently released data from the CDC shows that LGBT people smoke cigarettes at rates that are nearly 70% higher than the general population. The Fenway Institute and oth
PR Web
added Mar 28, 2013 16:40
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CDC Launches New Graphic Antismoking Ads

Emotional ads put a face to devastating effects from both smoking and secondhand smoke
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 28, 2013 15:55
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Diseased ex-smokers testify in graphic anti-smoking ads

She's back. The woman who sounds like Donald Duck will again appear in graphic ads to warn about the reason she lost her real voice: smoking.
USA Today
added Mar 28, 2013 13:05
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Former Smokers Live to Tell the Truth About Tobacco

With the launch of this new round of “Tips” advertisements, the issue of tobacco use will stay high on the nation’s public health agenda, as well as at the forefront of American minds nationwide. Through these stories, tobacco no longer is just a statisti
American Legacy Foundation
added Mar 28, 2013 12:31
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US launches new batch of graphic anti-smoking ads

Government health officials launched the second round of a graphic ad campaign Thursday that is designed to get smokers off tobacco, saying they believe the last effort convinced tens of thousands to quit.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 28, 2013 12:16
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Campaign Overview - About the Campaign

In March 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the first-ever paid national tobacco education campaign -- Tips From Former Smokers (Tips). Tips encouraged people to quit smoking by highlighting the toll that smoking-related
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 28, 2013 12:14
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Frequently Asked Questions - About The Tips Campaign - Tips From Former Smokers

* Why is this campaign running when people are well aware of the dangers of smoking? * Is this a good use of government funds? * Everyone knows smoking is very bad for your health. What new information are these ads providing?
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 28, 2013 12:14
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Tips From Former Smokers

For every 1 person who dies from tobacco use, another 20 suffer from one or more serious smoking-related illness -- more than 8.6 million in the U.S.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 28, 2013 12:12
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