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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2016

The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.5% in 2016 (37.8 million smokers), but cigarette smoking prevalence did not change significantly during 2015–2016. Sociodemographic disparities in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12

U.S. Smoking Rate Falls, But 38 Million Still Light Up

Cigarette smoking rates among Americans 18 and older fell from nearly 21 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Among those who have ever smoked cigarettes, the percentage who have quit rose from just under 51 percent to 59 percent during that time. T
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 19, 2018 10:10
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Free quit-smoking classes offered for public housing residents in Wisconsin

All public housing throughout the U.S., including thousands of households in Wisconsin, will soon become smoke free. And to help residents kick the habit, the American Lung Association is offering free support to smokers living in multi-unit public hous
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Jan 12, 2018 21:49

Tobacco's Grip on U.S. Veterans

Nearly 40 percent of U.S. military veterans smoke or use some form of tobacco...Among veterans, current tobacco use was highest among those: with no health insurance (60 percent); living in poverty (54 percent); ages 18 to 25 (57 percent); with serious me
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 12, 2018 13:00

Tobacco Product Use Among Military Veterans — United States, 2010–2015

29.2% of veterans reported current tobacco product use. Cigarettes were the most commonly used tobacco product (21.6%), followed by cigars (6.2%), smokeless tobacco (5.2%), roll-your-own tobacco (3.0%), and pipes (1.5%); 7.0% of veterans currently used t
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:37

[Pennsylvania] Restaurant, Bar Smoking Bans Impact Smoking Behaviors, Especially for the Highly Educated

The study — led by former Drexel doctoral student at Drexel and current Northwestern fellow Stephanie Mayne, PhD — found that the bans were associated with high gains in quit attempts by smokers with low incomes.
added Jan 11, 2018 16:27

Restaurant and bar smoking bans do reduce smoking, especially among the highly educated

Smoking risk drops significantly in college graduates when they live near areas that have completely banned smoking in bars and restaurants, according to a new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
added Jan 11, 2018 16:20

Smoking bans DO help Americans quit cigarettes - if they are rich and well-educated, new research reveals

A new study from Northwestern University found that smoking declined among wealthy and well-educated groups in areas where smoking had been banned Poorer, less educated Americans were more likely to try to quit, but the bans did not have long-term effect
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 16:02

[North Carolina] Pregnant Women in NC Exposed to Less Secondhand Nicotine After ‘Smoking Ban’

A new study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the ‘smoking ban’ in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was publ
added Jan 11, 2018 03:28

[New York] STOSSEL: Tobacco Sales Regs Punish Poor People

When health totalitarians make suggestions, leftist politicians jump. Ribisl also told the CDC, "Very cheap (tobacco) products should no longer be available." So for my YouTube video this week, I asked him, "Why do you get to decide?!" "No, I'm not dec
Reason Magazine
added Jan 11, 2018 01:17
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