- December 15, 2014: More than 300 million people in at least 70 countries use smokeless tobacco.
- December 11, 2014: More than 16 million children live in states where they can buy e-cigarettes legally.
- December 10, 2014: CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign provided outstanding return on investment.
- November 26 2014: Adult cigarette smoking rate overall hits all-time low.
- November 13, 2014: Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death.
- October 2, 2014: Almost $500 million could be saved annually by making subsidized housing smoke-free.
- August 25, 2014: More than a quarter-million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used e-cigarettes in 2013. - UPDATED
- June 24, 2014: New hard-hitting "Tips From Former Smokers" ads to air this summer.
- June 12, 2014: Cigarette smoking among U.S. high school students at lowest level in 22 years.
- April 3, 2014: New CDC study finds dramatic increase in e-cigarette-related calls to poison centers.
- January 17, 2014: Surgeon General report says 5.6 million U.S. children will die prematurely unless current smoking rates drop.
- November 14, 2013: Emerging tobacco products gaining popularity among youth.
- September 19, 2013: 2013 Tips From Former Smokers campaign generates 150,000 calls to quitlines and 2.8 million website visits.
- September 19, 2013: Statement from CDC Director Tom Frieden on the passing of Terrie Hall, former Tips From Former Smokers ad participant.
- September 9, 2013: More than 100,000 Americans quit smoking due to national media campaign.
- September 5, 2013: E-cigarette use more than doubles among U.S. middle and high school students from 2011-2012.
- May 22, 2013:
English: Campaign encourages smokers to “Talk With Your Doctor” for help quitting
Spanish: Campaña insta a cada fumador a que "Hable con su Médico" para que le ayude a dejar de fumar
- May 16, 2013: Large majority of adults have smoke-free rules in homes, vehicles
- April 16, 2013: Smoke-free subsidized housing would save $521 million a year
- March 28, 2013:
English: Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Americans quit smoking
Spanish: Campaña educativa regresa con historias impactantes para ayudar a las personas en los Estados Unidos a dejar de fumar
- February 28, 2013 : About one in five U.S. adult cigarette smokers have tried an electronic cigarette
- February 5, 2013 : Smoking among U.S. adults with mental illness 70 percent higher than for adults with no mental illness
- November 20, 2012: Secondhand smoke inside airports puts air travelers and employees at risk
- August 9, 2012: Gradual drop in youth tobacco use continues, but significant problem areas remain
- August 2, 2012: Drop in cigarette consumption offset by increases in other forms of smoked tobacco
- June 14, 2012: Landmark ad campaign yields almost 200,000 more calls to state quitlines after 12 weeks
- April 2, 2012: Calls to quitline hit record high after CDC national tobacco ad campaign launch
- March 15, 2012: CDC ad campaign reveals harsh reality of smoking-related diseases
- November 10, 2011: New study shows smokers underutilize proven treatment and services for quitting
- September 15, 2011: Lung cancer rates decline nationwide
- September 06, 2011: Smokers are smoking less
- May 26, 2011: Report Finds Global Smokers Consider Quitting due to Graphic Health Warnings on Packages
- May 19, 2011: CDC Identifies 10 Public Health Achievements of First Decade of 21st Century
- April 21, 2011: Half of All States Have Smoke-Free Worksites, Restaurants and Bars
- February 28, 2011: Smoking Early in Pregnancy Raises Risk of Heart Defects in Infants
- December 9, 2010: Exposure To Tobacco Smoke Causes Immediate Damage, Says New Surgeon General's Report
- November 18, 2010: 1 in 4 of the Largest U.S. Airports Still Allows Smoking Indoors
- November 4, 2010: CDC Releases Data on Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Smokers
- September 7, 2010: Decline in US Adult Smoking Rate Stalled
- August 5, 2010: New CDC Report Describes Multi—Product Tobacco Users
- July 8, 2010:Little Progress Being Made in Reducing Smoking Among High School Students
- June 1, 2010: CDC Finds Higher Levels of Cancer Causing Chemicals from U.S. Brand Cigarettes
- May 27, 2010: CDC: Global Tobacco Marketing is Reaching Young Women
- April 23, 2010: New CDC Report Says Increased Efforts, High—Impact Strategies Needed to Reduce Smoking and Save Lives
- November 12, 2009: U.S. Adult Smoking Rates Remain Stalled
- December 31, 2008: Smoke-free Policy Leads to Dramatic, Sustained Drop in Heart Attack Hospitalizations in Pueblo, Colorado
- November 25, 2008: Annual Report to the Nation Finds Declines in Cancer Incidence and Death Rates; Special Feature Reveals Wide Variations in Lung Cancer Trends across States
- November 13, 2008: Slightly Lower Adult Smoking Rates: Smoking in the United States Causes 443,000 Deaths Annually and Costs $193 Billion As Nation Observes Great American Smokeout
- August 8, 2008: Reductions in Smoking Show Promise for Reducing Home Fire Deaths
- May 22, 2008: CDC Reports More U.S. Nonsmokers Are Protected by Smoke-Free Laws: Good News as World Celebrates "World No Tobacco Day 2008"
- April 7, 2008: Smoking Early In Pregnancy Raises Risks Of Heart Defects In Newborns
- January 30, 2008: New Study Shows Tobacco Control Programs Cut Adult Smoking Rates
- October 26, 2006: Decline in Adult Smoking Rates Stall; Millions of Nonsmoking Americans Remain Exposed to Secondhand Smoke
- November 10, 2005: Lower Adult Smoking Rates with More Adults Quitting; Levels Still Below Nation's Goal for 2010
- June 30, 2005: Smoking Deaths Cost Nation $92 Billion in Lost Productivity Annually
- May 26, 2005: The Percentage of U.S. Adults Who Smoke Continues to Decline—World No Tobacco Day is May 31
- More Press Releases
- October 18, Friday, 2013: Statement from Tim McAfee, Director, CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health on the passing of Nathan Moose, former Tips campaign ad participant
- September 19, 2013: Statement from CDC Director Tom Frieden on the passing of Terrie Hall, former Tips From Former Smokers ad participant
- July 7, 2011: Statement by Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regarding WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2011
- November 10, 2010: Statement by Tim McAfee, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Office on Smoking and Health, CDC—Half of States are Protected from Secondhand Smoke: South Dakota Goes Smoke-Free in all Workplaces, Restaurants, and Bars
- November 9, 2010: Statement Regarding First Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Result by the Russian Federation
- October 27, 2010: Statement Regarding First Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Result by Vietnam
- October 19, 2010: Statement Regarding Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Results by India
- September 27, 2010: Statement Regarding First Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Result by Ukraine
- September 23, 2010: Statement Regarding First Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Result by Poland
- August 18, 2010: Statement Regarding First Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Result by China
- July 19, 2010: Statement Regarding Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Results by Turkey
- June 22, 2010: Statement by CDC Director Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., on the First Anniversary of the Tobacco Control Act
- May 31, 2010: Statement Regarding Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Results by Mexico
- April 30, 2010: Statement by Dana Shelton, MPH, Acting Director, Office on Smoking & Health, CDC Regarding the 20th Anniversary of California's Tobacco Control Program
- April 30, 2010: States Make Progress in Implementing Proven Interventions to Address Tobacco Use Epidemic
- March 31, 2010: Statement Regarding Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Results by Brazil
- March 18, 2010: Statement Regarding First Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Result by the Philippines
- February 9, 2010: Statement Regarding First Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Result by Uruguay
- January 28, 2010: Statement Regarding First Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Results by Egypt
- December 23, 2009: Statement Regarding First Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Results by Bangladesh
- December 30, 2009: North Carolina Goes Smoke-Free
- November 9, 2009: Statement Regarding First Release of Global Adult Tobacco Survey Result by Thailand
- October 30, 2009: Pennsylvania 15th State Excise Tax
- October 15, 2009: Statement by Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regarding Institute of Medicine Report on Secondhand-Smoke Exposure and Heart Disease
- October 1, 2009: Montana Goes Smoke-free
- October 1, 2009: Connecticut Becomes Second Highest Cigarette Tax in U.S.
- May 30, 2013: Anti-smoking ads increase odds of quitting in 14 countries
- May 14, 2013: Tips From Former Smokers campaign – "Talk With Your Doctor" news conference
- January 25, 2013: Tobacco Control State Highlights 2012 Released
- March 13, 2012: Tips from Former Smokers Campaign Launch
- November 10, 2011: CDC Telebriefing: Quitting Smoking Among Adults—United States, 2001–2010
- September 6, 2011: Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years—United States, 2005–2010
- December 8, 2010: U.S. Surgeon General to Release New Report How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease
- September 7, 2010: CDC Press Conference on Vital Signs Report: Adult Smoking Prevalence and Secondhand Smoke
- More Media Advisories
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