According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day in the United States, nearly 4,000 people younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette. Within that age group, an estimated 1,000 youth become daily cigarette smokers.
Children—like adults—are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.
A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign.
ATLANTA (AP) — First it was bars, restaurants and office buildings. Now the front lines of the “No Smoking” battle have moved outdoors. City parks, public beaches, college campuses and other outdoor venues across the […]
A Gallup Poll conducted throughout 2012 indicates that those who do not attend church are far more likely to be smokers than those who attend services regularly.
ATLANTA (WAOK) - A study by Scottish researchers says that smoking in the car, even with the windows open, causes pollution levels that exceed official safe limits set by the World Health Organization. “Tobacco Control” journal […]
Tobacco taxes and smoking bans haven’t budged the U.S. smoking rate in years. Now the government is trying to shock smokers into quitting with a graphic nationwide advertising campaign.
ATLANTA (WAOK)- Smokers in Dekalb County are embracing their habit, as the county joins the ranks of others to become a Smoke-Free Community. Currently smokers can enjoy a cigarette at bars, clubs, and restaurant outdoor spaces. […]
Read the story and find how many packs a day he has to smoke before he throws a good ol tantrum….