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Smoking rate declining in Georgia, says CDC

The state’s rate of adult cigarette smoking fell from 21.2 percent in 2011 to 20.4 in 2012, then fell to 18.8 percent in 2013. Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percen
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added May 22, 2015 22:26
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Smoking rate declining in Georgia, says CDC

The state’s rate of adult cigarette smoking fell from 21.2 percent in 2011 to 20.4 in 2012, then fell to 18.8 percent in 2013. Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percen
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added May 22, 2015 22:26
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Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC

But despite that good news, rates have gone up in some states. And in other states, a more worrisome trend has emerged -- people using a combination of tobacco products, such as cigarettes plus smokeless tobacco, officials said. "From 2011 to 2013 altho
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 21, 2015 22:21
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Smoking in the Movies

Watching movies that include smoking causes young people to start smoking.1 The more smoking young people see on screen, the more likely they are to start smoking...an R rating to future movies with smoking would be expected to reduce the number of teen
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 21, 2015 22:14
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State-Specific Prevalence of Current Cigarette Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years — United States, 2011–2013

Although overall cigarette smoking prevalence has declined significantly in recent years in many states, the overall use of smokeless tobacco and concurrent cigarette and smokeless tobacco has remained unchanged in most states and increased in some states
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 21, 2015 21:57
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Trends In Electronic Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults

Although smokers are most likely to use these products, almost a third of current users are nonsmokers, undermining potential public health benefits cigarette smokers possibly switching to electronic cigarettes.
Mississippi Tobacco Data (University of Southern Mississippi)
added May 21, 2015 21:34
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Top managers most afflicted by disorders, study finds

the highest proportion of smokers exists among craftsmen and trades workers....Singapore Motor Workshop Association president Francis Lim said older vehicle mechanics who smoke outnumber the younger ones. He estimated that about 60 to 70 per cent of thos
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 20, 2015 20:28
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[Colorado] Teen smoking declines nationally / Trend remains a concern locally

Underage cigarette smoking in Southwest Colorado appears high compared with the national trend, which shows that smoking by middle- and high-school students declined significantly from 2002-03 to 2012-13.
Durango (CO) Herald
added May 19, 2015 01:22
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CDC Map Reveals ‘Most Distinctive’ Cause Of Death State by State / Your geography can have a big impact on how you bite the dust.

While heart disease and cancer are two leading causes of death across the U.S., certain causes of death are more common in some states than in others.
AlterNet.org
added May 18, 2015 11:31
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Global statistics on addictive behaviours: 2014 status report [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco and alcohol use are by far the most prevalent addictive behaviours and cause the large majority of the harm. However, the quality of data on prevalence and addiction-related harms is mostly low, and comparisons between countries and regions must
Addiction
added May 14, 2015 10:34
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