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[Illinois] VIDEO: Teen smoking sees dramatic drop in Chicago

Chicago's numbers released Tuesday were stunning: While one in four Chicago Public School students smoked cigarettes in 2001, in 2013, only one in ten smoked. "Our youth smoked at a lower rate than the Illinois numbers and a lower rate than the national
WLS-TV ABC7 (Chicago, IL)
added Apr 16, 2014 10:53

[Illinois] VIDEO: Teen Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low In Chicago

WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports that figure is a significant decline from 2001, when nearly a quarter of Chicago teens said they smoked. “We’ve seen declines in boys’ smoking grade, and girls’ smoking grade, and black kids’ smokin
CBS 2 Chicago
added Apr 16, 2014 10:51
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Announces Record Drop in Chicago Youth Smoking Rates

smoking among Chicago high school students has decreased by more than 20 percent since 2011 ... Emanuel has a long history of working to address smoking and the associated health risks, having worked on these critical issues as a U.S. Congressman and as C
City of Chicago
added Apr 16, 2014 10:49

[Illinois] Smoking rate among Chicago students drops

Smoking among Chicago high school students has dropped to its lowest rate in more than a decade, according to a new study released by the city's health department.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 16, 2014 10:47

[Illinois] Chicago announces drop in youth smoking rates

fewer Chicago high school students are smoking than ever before. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office released the city's data on Tuesday, ahead of a national report expected in June from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2014 09:50

[South America/Caribbean] Pot Becoming More Popular Than Cigarettes in Costa Rica Schools

pot in costa rica 1Those who smoked tobacco fell more than a third from 2006 to 2013. 38% of students smoked tobacco seven years ago, compared to 9% today. The change in smoking tobacco might be because of the smoking ban or because it’s now illegal to s
Costa Rican Times (cr)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:38

ZELLER: Crossing the Country to Connect with the Cancer Research Community

about 10 FDA staff members and I participated in the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) ... Tobacco-related cancer researchers are key partners of FDA as we work toward our goal of ending the epidemic of tobacco use. He
FDA Blogs
added Apr 15, 2014 13:15

[Illinois] Survey proposes a smoke–free campus

It is finally happening. Western Illinois University has created a survey with the aim to make our campus tobacco free. More than a thousand college campuses in the U.S. have become smoke free. Somebody is finally doing something right.
Western Courier (Western Illinois U., Macomb, IL)
added Apr 11, 2014 15:29

Perceived pros and cons of smoking and quitting in hard-core smokers: a focus group study [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are some major differences with respect to weight, social integration, health of children and stress reduction, that should be taken into account in clinical settings and when developing interventions. Based on these findings we propose the ‘Distort
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 11, 2014 09:08
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[New Jersey] Most in NJ say alcohol, tobacco are more dangerous than pot, poll finds

Though illegal in New Jersey, most of the 803 New Jersey residents asked said smoking marijuana isn't as dangerous as drinking alcohol or using tobacco.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Apr 10, 2014 17:20
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