The American Lung Association has released the report, State of Tobacco Control 2007 — in this report each state was given a grade. Check out their website to see how your state scored and to find out more information regarding tobacco control efforts!
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) produced a report which stated that the number of adult smokers has remained the same since 2004.
"Tobacco Use Among Adults -- United States, 2006." Published in the Nov. 9, 2007 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (Vol. 56, No. 44: 1157-1161). US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The August 2007 issue of the American Journal of Public Health features young adult cessation research.
- Use of Tobacco Cessation Treatments Among Young Adult Smokers: 2005 National Health Interview Survey
- Tobacco Industry: Youth Smoking Prevention” Programs to Undermine Meaningful Tobacco Control in Latin America
- High School Seniors’ Smoking Initiation and Progression 1 year after graduation
- Effect of Smoke-Free Laws on Bar Value and Profits
- Reaching Young Adult Smokers through Quitlines
- Barriers to Smoking Cessation in Inner-City African Americans Young Adults
To learn more view: www.ajph.org
BBC News reports that smoking ads do not always work.
A survey suggest smokers take on average half an hour from their working day to enjoy a cigarette.
Smokers waste 30 minutes a day
The Supreme Court threw out a $79.5 million punitive damages award to a smoker’s widow.
Phillip Morris Lawsuit
A new study released by the Harvard School of Public Health, which built upon a previous study released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health found that tobacco companies have increased the levels of nicotine in cigarettes since 1998.
Salem News Report