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[California] Smoking prevention efforts get short shrift from states, CDC says

Would more spending have made a difference? Yes, the CDC researchers argue. For evidence, they turn to California, which (unlike most states) actually comes close to spending the amount of money on tobacco prevention that the health agency says is needed
Los Angeles Times
added May 26, 2012 17:42
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Graphic TV ads may help 50K quit smoking

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, said the CDC recently began a hard-hitting ad campaign that showed the graphic realities of smoking
UPI
added May 26, 2012 07:58
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Graphic TV ads may help 50K quit smoking

Big tobacco spends $10 billion annually -- about $1 million an hour -- to portray smoking as vibrant and healthy, but it's not reality, a U.S. official says.
UPI
added May 25, 2012 05:43
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State Tobacco Revenues Compared with Tobacco Control Appropriations — United States, 1998–2010

in 2010, the ratio was approximately 37 to 1 ($23.96 billion to $0.64 billion). If states allocated funding for tobacco control at Best Practices levels, they could achieve larger and more rapid reductions in smoking and associated morbidity and mortality
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 24, 2012 12:50
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World No Tobacco Day — May 31, 2012

CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 24, 2012 12:47
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Adult Awareness of Tobacco Advertising, Promotion, and Sponsorship -- 14 Countries

In 12 countries, more persons were aware of advertising in stores than advertising via any other channel. Reducing exposure to TAPS is important to prevent initiation of tobacco use by youths and young adults and to help smokers quit (1).
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 24, 2012 12:45
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Report: State tobacco prevention funding lacking

States have spent only about 3 percent of the billions they've received in tobacco taxes and legal settlements over the last decade to fund tobacco prevention programs, making it harder to reduce the death and disease caused by tobacco use
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2012 12:41
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[Pennsylvania] Get Healthy Philly initiative tackles poverty, tobacco use and obesity

Philly ranked as least health county in state
The Daily Pennsylvanian [obsolete]
added May 24, 2012 08:56
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Quit smoking: Most important decision

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta began a new campaign -- Tips from Former Smokers -- to show just how harsh tobacco can be, via smoking or by secondhand smoke.
UPI
added May 23, 2012 03:44
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Higher education linked to longer life, CDC report shows

The percentage of people ages 18 and older who smoked cigarettes was 19% in 2010, down from 21% in 2009.
USA Today
added May 16, 2012 04:51
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