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Hard-to-Watch Commercials to Make Quitting Smoking Easier

But smokers’ response to such messages was that it would not happen to them, Dr. McAfee said. What they feared more than an untimely death, it turned out, was chronic illness. “They were less motivated by the fear of dying than the fear of suffering, of
New York Times
added Jul 24, 2014 22:07
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[District of Columbia] Tobacco Use Target of Government Surveys

Census Bureau is currently collecting data about tobacco use as a voluntary supplement to its monthly July 2014 Current Population Survey...“The Black community is saturated with cigarette advertisements to promote smoking unlike the non-Black areas of th
Dallas Weekly
added Jul 24, 2014 20:11
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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20
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[Oregon] County considers e-cigarette rules

Lane County commissioners on Tuesday pondered possible county regulations for electronic cigarettes, and weighed whether to require tobacco retail outlets in unincorporated Lane County to buy county business licenses.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 23, 2014 14:12
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[Indiana] VANNESS: Real stories show harsh realities of smoking

On July 7, the "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention restarted across the country. The campaign profiles real people -- not actors -- who live with serious long-term health effects from smoking and expos
Richmond (IN) Palladium-Item
added Jul 23, 2014 12:07
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[Tennessee] Tobacco grant geared toward improving children’s health

a new program to raise awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke in families is already having a positive impact. Made possible by a grant of almost $250,000 from the Tennessee Department of Health, the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Jonesborough (TN) Herald & Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 13:52
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Peer Influence Leads Teens to Start, Stop Smoking — But Effect is Stronger for Starting

In a study of adolescent friendship networks and smoking over time, the researchers found that friends exert influence on their peers to both start and quit smoking, but the influence to start is stronger.
American Sociological Association
added Jul 22, 2014 13:41
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[Asia, India, Florida] ROY: The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict: Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In India I am used to being in a group where I am the only person not smoking. Without ash trays in the house a social life seemed impossible. I have hung out with friends in a bar where everyone is lighting up under a No Smoking sign. No one gives me a
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:35
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[Denmark] Smoking While Pregnant Linked to ADHD in Children

The new study also hints -- but doesn't prove -- that nicotine-replacement products used during pregnancy, such as patches and gum, could pose the same risk to children. Still, this study suggests that nicotine itself, not just tobacco, may be a hazard d
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 22, 2014 12:58
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