Tobacco

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The CDC’s new national education campaign, Tips from Former Smokers, launched on Monday.  The CDC is providing videos, web banners and buttons, fact sheets and more for partners.

Male and female cigarette use around the world

Reports and Articles

Tobacco use claimed 6 million lives in 2011, CBS News, 3/21/12

According to the latest edition of the “Tobacco Atlas,” the cost of a single pack of cigarettes costs an American smoker $35 when it comes to future health care costs. And, for the almost six million people who died from tobacco use in 2011, cigarettes also cost them their life

The CDC’s new campaign has sparked lots of discussion of graphic anti-smoking ads.  Here’s a brief round-up:

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