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  • Cancer and Tobacco Use
    Cancer and Tobacco Use

    Tobacco use is the top preventable cause of cancer death, putting people at risk for at least 12 kinds of cancer.

    11/10/2016 12:00:00 PM
  • E-cigarette Ads and Youth
    E-cigarette Ads and Youth

    E-cigarette advertising is skyrocketing, as is increased use of e-cigarettes by youth. Nicotine in e-cigarettes is highly addictive and may harm the developing brain. Learn more

    1/5/2016 12:00:00 PM
  • Secondhand Smoke
    Secondhand Smoke

    No level of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure is safe. SHS exposure occurs when nonsmokers breathe in smoke exhaled by smokers or from burning tobacco products. It kills more than 400 infants and 41,000 adult nonsmokers* every year. Exposure to SHS among US nonsmokers has declined, but progress has not been the same for everyone.

    2/3/2015 12:00:00 PM
  • Adult Smoking
    Adult Smoking

    Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the US. Despite overall declines in smoking, more people with mental illness smoke than people without mental illness. Because many people with mental illness smoke, many of them will get sick and die early from smoking.

    2/4/2013 12:00:00 PM
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  • Page last updated: January 5, 2016
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