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[North Carolina] Poe Center: Unregulated e-cigs creating next generation of nicotine addicts

Now for the bad news: For the first time ever, teens are smoking e-cigarettes more than traditional cigarettes, and there has been rapid rate at which teenagers who have no previous history of smoking have embraced the devices. Current use of electronic
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Nov 28, 2015 20:29
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[Maryland] JBA boosts tobacco cessation to 60 percent

Goff motivated the runners during a kickoff announcement citing that during the past five years tobacco usage on Joint Base Andrews has decreased by 60 percent. “We’ve been trying to decrease tobacco use and decrease supportive environments since my arri
dcmilitary.com
added Nov 27, 2015 15:32
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[Washington] News: Cold Turkey Trot actively promotes Great American Smokout at Naval Hospital Bremerton

Cold Turkey Trot 5K participants take off on the fun run as part of Naval Hospital Bremerton's Great American Smokeout campaign to reach staff and beneficiary smokers to use the date and make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 20, 2015 19:20
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[Kansas] Smoking cessation

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment partners in the effort by encouraging residents to take part. KDHE also offers cessation support, provides a toll-free hotline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) as well as a website full of information (www.KSquit.org).
Hays (KS) Daily News
added Nov 20, 2015 19:18
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[South Dakota] Five years after smoking ban, opinions mixed

Five years after South Dakota voters overwhelmingly approved a ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and casinos, the issue remains divisive, with proponents lauding the improved health of state residents, and detractors claiming the ban led to a business d
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Nov 19, 2015 18:00
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Give up smoking, your body will thank you

the La Salle County Health Department in on board with the program, issuing a press release identifying smoking as the leading preventable cause of death in the country today. Smoking is associated with increased risk for cancers of the mouth, nasal cavit
My Web Times--Streator (IL) Times-Press
added Nov 18, 2014 11:03
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[North Dakota] Tobacco targets youth

Liz Bonney, Tobacco Prevention Coordinator with the Lake Region District Health is passionate about tobacco prevention, especially when it comes to protecting the youth of the area.
Devils Lake (ND) Journal
added Nov 18, 2014 10:35
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[New York] As Great American Smokeout approaches, several stats still alarm

Western New York has some of the highest smoking rates in the state, including 26 percent in Erie County and 27 percent in Niagara County, according to officials with Roswell Park Cancer Institute. And tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:02
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[New York] AUDIO: NY spending less on anti-smoking programs

Michael Burgess with the American Cancer Society says New York, once a leader in smoking cessation programs, has cut spending in half over the past several years. It’s declined from a high of $85 million a year to $39.7 million in the current budget, whic
North Country Public Radio
added Nov 25, 2013 09:58
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[Ohio] Great American Smokeout is Nov. 21; Think you're ready to quit? Tell us about it.

The Great American Smokeout -- which always falls on the third Thursday of November -- is a mere eight days away. If you're a smoker or tobacco user who's been looking for some inspiration, this might just be it. The American Cancer Society in 1976 starte
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Nov 14, 2013 14:31
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