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ASH 2016 Tobacco Campaign Contribution Map

For this 2016 cycle, Big Tobacco has contributed OVER $2.5 million in almost every state, across the aisle. Read our Blog> to learn about why this is a serious problem. Check out our #TobaccoSpotlight map to see how much your state representative has re
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:55
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STATES AND LOCALITIES THAT HAVE RAISED THE MINIMUM LEGAL SALE AGE FOR TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO 21 (PDF)

As of November 16, 2016, at least 200 localities have raised the minimum legal sale age for tobacco products to 21. Arizona (1) Cottonwood Arkansas (1) Helena/West Helena
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:56
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Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014

Mortality from tobacco-related causes has decreased in conjunction with national decreases in tobacco use across the United States, but an estimated 40 million adults (16.8%) smoked in 2014 (8). Implementation of evidence-based tobacco control interventio
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:53
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Fewer 'Nails in the Coffin' as Smoking Rate Declines

More than a million tobacco-related deaths were prevented over the past 25 years. But there is still plenty of work to do, CDC director Tom Frieden, MD, said Thursday. After years of steady decline in the smoking rate, only 15% of U.S. residents are smo
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:41
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Smoking declines dramatically but linked to 40 percent of cancer cases

In a pair of good news/bad news reports, the federal government said Thursday that cigarette smoking among adult Americans continues to decline sharply but that 40 percent of all cancer diagnoses now are linked to tobacco use. Those malignancies go beyon
Washington Post
added Nov 10, 2016 21:38
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2015

What is added by this report? The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.1% in 2015 (36.5 million smokers), and the proportion of daily smokers declined from 16.9% to 11.4%. However, dispar
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:31
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[Canada] Summary of results for 2015: Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS)

The Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS) is a biennial general population survey of tobacco, alcohol and drug use among Canadians aged 15 years and older. The CTADS is conducted by Statistics Canada on behalf of Health Canada. Understandin
Statistics Canada (ca)
added Nov 10, 2016 18:26
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[Canada] Latest Federal Data on Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Use Released

Today, Statistics Canada published the results of the Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs Survey (CTADS) 2015. The CTADS is a general population survey of tobacco, alcohol and drug use among Canadians aged 15 years and older, with a focus on 15-24 year
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Nov 10, 2016 18:23
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INTERNATIONAL STATUS REPORT: CIGARETTE PACKAGE HEALTH WARNINGS OCTOBER 2016 (PDF)

• More than 100 countries/jurisdictions worldwide have now required pictorial warnings, with fully 105 countries/jurisdictions having done so. This represents a landmark global public health achievement. By the end of 2014, 77 countries/jurisdictions had
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 00:59
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[Asia, India] World Health Organization in need of intensive care / World Taxpayers Funding Failing International Organization (PDF)

Given the FCTC’s expense to taxpayers, attacks on journalists and the public at large, and wrongheaded policy decisions, perhaps these countries are on the right track. It would be better to starve the FCTC of funds and watch it disappear than allow it
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
added Nov 7, 2016 15:42
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