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More Than Half of U.S. Smokers Have Tried to Quit

More than half of American smokers tried to quit the habit as the daily use of cigarettes fell, U.S. health officials said. About 19 percent of U.S. adults, or 43.8 million, reported smoking daily or most days in 2011, little changed from 19.3 percent a
Bloomberg News
added Nov 9, 2012 11:46

Great American Smokeout - November 15, 2012

In 2010, nearly two out of three adult smokers wanted to quit smoking, and approximately half had made a quit attempt for >1 day in the preceding year (2). However, in 2011, an estimated 19.0% (43.8 million) of U.S. adults still smoke (3).
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2012 11:07

Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2011

19.0% of adults smoked cigarettes in 2011 and no statistically significant change in current adult smoking prevalence occurred from 2010 (19.3%) to 2011 (19.0%). Among daily smokers, the proportion who smoked ≥30 cigarettes per day (CPD) declined signific
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2012 11:04

Campaign Has Smokers Listening to Smoking's Victims

CDC's graphic ads featuring ex-smokers appear to be getting people's attention
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 8, 2012 11:35

Current Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Women of Reproductive Age — 14 Countries, 2008–2010

To examine current tobacco use and SHS exposure in women aged 15–49 years, data were analyzed from the 2008–2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) from 14 low- and middle-income countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Philippines, Pol
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:58

[Missouri] BECKER: The effects of anti-smoking campaigns on smoking behaviors

Although the ads can be convincing, I think they also need to give smokers more information on how to control their addictions. Even though someone might want to stop smoking, it’s never an easy thing. But for those who are thinking about quitting, I w (The Muleskinner - University of Central Missouri)
added Oct 19, 2012 08:43

Survey Finds High Tobacco Use in LGBT Population

First national survey to measure LGBT tobacco use
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 10, 2012 13:20

Prime Time International Letter to FDA on Rep. Waxman's letter urging regulation of cigar and pipe tobacco (PDF)

The broad based SAMHSA Study indicates declining cigar use in underage youth, and no increase in usage in the young adult category. The findings of the SAMHSA study are clearly inconsistent with the narrow based studies by the CDC cited by Rep. Waxman,
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 8, 2012 18:25

Smoking in Top-Grossing US Movies, 2011

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Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Sep 28, 2012 23:31
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Embargoed news from Annals of Internal Medicine: 2. Short-term Response Suggests that Emotive 'Tips' Campaign May Influence Smokers to Quit

According to the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health, calls to the toll-free quit line more than doubled during the 12-week campaign and hits to the website tripled.
added Sep 27, 2012 13:42
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