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CA: It's the Gummy Bear American Smokeout! Why are These Gummy Bears Smiling?

Business Wire
added Nov 13, 1998 00:00
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Tobacco’s costs felt in Medicaid budget, Mississippians' health

The 41st anniversary of the Great American Smokeout was earlier this month, and health advocates from around the state came together to back increasing Mississippi’s cigarette tax by $1.50. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the Mississip
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Nov 27, 2017 15:06
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VOLPP/SAULSGIVER: How Can We Help People Quit Smoking? Pay Them.

While awareness and public education campaigns are well-intended, providing information alone isn’t enough to help smokers change their behavior. Campaigns should use additional tactics...introduce smokers to evidence-based approaches and groups that help
Fortune Magazine
added Nov 17, 2017 15:22
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[Minnesota] KEHR: Guest Column: Reduction in smoking rates outpaces nation

In the past, Albert Lea and Freeborn County had higher than average adult smoking rates. Today, we have reversed that trend and saved many lives. Working together as partners, using high level policy, systems and environmental change, we have been able t
Albert Lea (MN) Tribune
added Nov 16, 2017 15:27
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[Oklahoma] Smokeout event focuses on pet adoption

The Wellness Now Tobacco Use Prevention Workgroup has partnered with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society for the Great American Smokeout Partners for Life Pet Adoption Event. This year's event focuses not only on the effects smoking has on people, but a
The Oklahoman
added Nov 15, 2017 02:08
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Great American Smokeout — November 16, 2017

In the more than 50 years since the Surgeon General’s first report on smoking and health, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults has been reduced by approximately half. Nonetheless, since 1964, the year of that first report, an estimated 20 million persons
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:06
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[Illinois] Lung disease more prevalent in area than rest of state or nation expert says

The rate of incidence for lung cancer is higher in Southern Illinois than the rest of the state and the United States as a whole, says a physician well versed on the subject... While cigarette smoking rates have dropped, cigar, pipe, and hookah – other d
Harrisburg (IL) Daily Register
added Nov 17, 2016 22:54
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[West Virginia] Gazette editorial: All together now, put out that cigarette

We’re glad that some county health departments, like Kanawha’s, ban smoking in public indoor places, consigning cigarettes farther into ostracized limbo. This ban saves lives, because second-hand smoke also is a killer. The Cancer Society has a “Quit fo
Charleston (WV) Sunday Gazette-Mail
added Nov 17, 2016 17:19
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Great American Smokeout —November 17, 2016

The 41st annual Great American Smokeout will be held on November 17, 2016. In the more than 50 years since the Surgeon General's first report on smoking and health, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults has been reduced by approximately half. However, sin
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:30
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[Massachusetts] Brodeur: Still fighting for smoking prevention

While we have made tremendous progress in smoking prevention, we have to keep fighting. The cost in human suffering and taxpayer burden is too high to try anything less. If you need help quitting, there are many private and public resources available to h
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:24
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