Get important information on why and how to quit smoking in 2011. In early 2011, CDC published a feature article, eCard, tweets, and other social media in an effort to encourage smokers to make 2011 their year to quit. Materials include details on the adverse health effects of smoking and the benefits of quitting. MaterialsRead… Read more »
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New CDC Reports Provide “Vital” Information About Smoking CDC Vital Signs materials released on September 7 focus on adult smoking rates and trends as well as secondhand smoke exposure in the United States. Learn more about what percentage of U.S. nonsmokers are exposed to secondhand smoke and which states have the highest smoking rates.
New FDA tobacco regulations regarding “light/low/mild” cigarettes take effect on July 22, 2010. CDC Web page provides a helpful summary of new FDA tobacco regulations and the potential public health impact, particularly for smokers of “light,” “low,” or “mild” cigarettes. The Web page also provides links to a full feature article and other helpful resources.Read… Read more »
Tobacco Control State Highlights 2010 A new report released by CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health confirms that smoking rates can be significantly reduced if high-impact strategies such as higher cigarette prices, stronger smoke-free laws, aggressive media campaigns, and increased funding for tobacco control programs are implemented across the country. Tobacco Control State Highlights 2010Read… Read more »
This title alone conjures up images of a fight, and I suppose in actuality it is referring to one. However, I’m not speaking of a physical fight, but what I’m referring to is the fight against tobacco. The conflict still continues to this day. Although today it is verbal: “Stand Out. Speak Up. Seize ControlRead… Read more »