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This one-stop source for journalists seeking information on smoking and tobacco use provides access to the current year's tobacco-related press releases, media statements, media transcripts, and links to facts and figures.

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  • Tips From Former Smokers™: landmark anti-smoking campaign begins sixth year
    Thursday, November 10, 2016
    Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of cancer deaths. It causes at least 12 types of cancer. People who use tobacco or are exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to get and die from cancer. Cigarette smoking causes 3 in 10 of all cancer deaths.
  • New CDC Vital Signs: E-cigarette Ads and Youth
    Tuesday, January 5, 2016
    About 7 in 10 middle and high school students—more than 18 million young people—see e-cigarette advertising in stores, online, in newspapers and magazines, or on television and in movies, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report.

2015

  • New CDC Vital Signs: Secondhand Smoke Exposure
    Tuesday, February 3, 2015
    Although secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure in the United States dropped by half between 1999-2000 and 2011-2012, one in four nonsmokers—58 million people—are still exposed to SHS, according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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