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World No Tobacco Day

Today's Smokers Are Having a Harder Time Quitting -- What Changed?

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

Over the last 25 years, cigarette consumption by smokers in the United States decreased by almost one-third. Over that same period, however, many tobacco companies reengineered cigarettes to more efficiently deliver the nicotine that keeps their customers coming back.

Raised the Age -- What About the Price?

Sheelah A. Feinberg | Posted 08.06.2014 | New York
Sheelah A. Feinberg

Research over the past decade has concluded that increases in cigarette prices result in reduced prevalence of smoking and smoking intensity among youth and young adults.

World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco Control Offers Proven Public Health Benefits -- Will China Seize the Opportunity?

Jeffrey L. Sturchio | Posted 07.30.2014 | Impact
Jeffrey L. Sturchio

China can be a model for other countries trying to navigate the very troubling relationship between the economic gains and detrimental effects of smoking.

Take a Walk in Our Kids' Shoes on World No Tobacco Day

Sheelah A. Feinberg | Posted 07.31.2013 | New York
Sheelah A. Feinberg

Despite great strides in reducing smoking in NYC, our youth smoking rates have remained the same for the past seven years, and tobacco still remains the leading cause of preventable death, killing thousands.

The State With The Most Smokers Is...

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living

Today is the 25th anniversary of World No Tobacco Day. Do you know what's at stake? According to the World Health Organization, 6 million peop...