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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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[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
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[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
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Tips From Former Smokers

The Tips from Former Smokers campaign features real people suffering as a result of smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke. Their compelling stories send a powerful message: Quit smoking now. Or better yet — don’t start.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jun 25, 2012 11:12
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CDC’s Media Campaign Helps 50,000 Smokers Quit

Unprecedented ads told the harsh truth about smoking
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 25, 2012 10:30
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Health of Americans a Mixed Bag: CDC Report

More are exercising and not smoking, but obesity, diabetes rates still increasing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2012 15:02
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