Tobacco – June 29, 2012

Resources

Video: Tobacco-Caused Deaths Projected to Increase Further

Reports and Articles

Colleges move toward absolute bans on smoking, The Associated Press, 6/27/12. According to data kept by Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights, campus tobacco bans have risen from virtually zero a decade ago to 711 today, including both public and private four-year and two-year institutions.

Anti-Smoking Ads Have Increased Quit Attempts HealthDay, 06/22/2012
National ads featuring people living with the effects of smoking-related diseases may have worked better at prompting smokers to kick the habit than expected, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Tobacco Control Legal Consortium has developed a new resource on the 2012 Surgeon General’s Report titled Cause and Effect: Tobacco Marketing Increases Youth Tobacco Use. This resource is a compilation of excerpts from the report that summarize its key findings.

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