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.
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:
- New anti-smoking ads a smart move CNN
- New anti-smoking campaign: Is it too graphic? CBS News
- Could graphic new anti smoking ads do more harm? The Daily Beast