Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with CDC 1,987 headlines found

6 Views

Cigarette smoking down, tobacco use up

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
The Oregonian
added Aug 3, 2012 08:37
16 Views

Drop in cigarette consumption offset by increases in other forms of smoked tobacco

Loopholes in tax structure, classification system are possible causes
PR Newswire
added Aug 2, 2012 17:27
19 Views

Smokers in U.S. Switch to Pipes, Cigars From Cigarettes

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.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 2, 2012 17:23
10 Views

Cigarette smokers are switching to cheaper small cigars

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.
USA Today
added Aug 2, 2012 17:13
10 Views

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2011

Nationwide, 44.7% of students had ever tried cigarette smoking (even one or two puffs) (i.e., ever smoked cigarettes) (Table 27). Overall, the prevalence of having ever smoked cigarettes was higher among male (46.3%) than female (42.9%) students; higher
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 2, 2012 16:19
10 Views

Consumption of Cigarettes and Combustible Tobacco — United States, 2000–2011

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.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 2, 2012 16:06
5 Views

Americans turn less to cigarettes, but find substitutes

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.
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2012 16:00
1 View

WASHINGTON: Tobacco Quitline back up and helping

Washington State's Tobacco Quitline is back, thanks to new funding from the Legislature and a grant from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 2, 2012 06:34
1 View

[Oklahoma] CDC seeking individuals for national tobacco education campaign

The Center for Disease Control Office on Smoking and Health is in the process of recruiting individuals to feature in the next national tobacco education campaign.
Ardmore (OK) Daily Ardmoreite
added Jul 27, 2012 12:41
10 Views

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: ˜Truth' campaign is reducing smoking

The success of a tough antismoking advertising campaign shows why Big Tobacco fights so hard against such efforts. When presented with the facts, smokers really do want to quit
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 3, 2012 14:22
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines