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WalletHub: How much does it cost to smoke in Connecticut?

The site found that Connecticut is the third most expensive state for smokers both over a lifetime and over the course of one year.
Connecticut Post
added Jan 17, 2017 19:12

The Real Cost of Smoking by State

Since 1964, smoking-related illnesses have claimed 20 million lives in the U.S., 2.5 million of which belonged to nonsmokers who developed diseases merely from secondhand-smoke exposure. However, the economic and societal costs of smoking-related issues
added Jan 17, 2017 15:21

Surprising Charts About Smoking, Unemployment And Mobile Phones

World Bank charts of 2016... The graphs... reveal a few intriguing challenges our planet will face in the next few decades.... In the majority of countries, smoking rates have gone down in the past 15 years. But for 20 mostly low- and middle-income countr
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:20

Leading Causes of Death in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas — United States, 1999–2014

report poorer physical and mental health and have higher rates of health risk factors for the leading causes of death, including factors such as cigarette smoking
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:30

Reducing Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in the Rural United States

Understanding where tobacco use in rural areas is higher than urban areas can help prioritize resources to reduce tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure and begin to address the increasing numbers of CLRD-related deaths in rural areas.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 12, 2017 18:29

Quitting Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2000–2015

What is added by this report? Approximately two thirds of cigarette smokers are interested in quitting, and in 2015, approximately half of smokers reported receiving advice to quit from a health professional and making a quit attempt in the past year. Ho
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:33

Average State Cigarette Tax: $1.69 per Pack

Average Cigarette Tax in Major Tobacco States: 48.5 cents per Pack / Average Cigarette Tax in Non-Tobacco States: $1.85 per Pack
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:48

E-cigarettes and National Adolescent Cigarette Use: 2004–2014

CONCLUSIONS: The introduction of e-cigarettes was not associated with a change in the linear decline in cigarette smoking among youth. E-cigarette–only users would be unlikely to have initiated tobacco product use with cigarettes.
added Jan 26, 2017 14:25

Characteristics of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2015

Comprehensive and sustained strategies are warranted to prevent and reduce the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, among U.S. youths. Monitoring the characteristics of e-cigarette use among youths, including product types, brands, and in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:25

US Spending on Personal Health Care and Public Health, 1996-2013

Although a great deal of health burden is attributable to obesity and tobacco, the treatment of these 2 risk factors was not among the top 20 conditions of spending. Growth rates on spending for both of these risk factors were comparable with growth rates
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Dec 27, 2016 17:35
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