Headlines Tagged with CDC — 1,987 headlines found
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
Aug 2, 2012 The Oregonian
added Aug 3, 2012 08:37
Loopholes in tax structure, classification system are possible causes
Aug 2, 2012 PR Newswire
added Aug 2, 2012 17:27
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.
Aug 2, 2012 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 2, 2012 17:23
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.
Aug 2, 2012 USA Today
added Aug 2, 2012 17:13
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
Jun 8, 2012 CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 2, 2012 16:19
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.
Aug 2, 2012 CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 2, 2012 16:06
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.
Aug 2, 2012 Reuters
added Aug 2, 2012 16:00
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.
Aug 2, 2012 Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Aug 2, 2012 06:34
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.
Jul 27, 2012 Ardmore (OK) Daily Ardmoreite
added Jul 27, 2012 12:41
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
Jul 2, 2012 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 3, 2012 14:22