Archive | May 2012

No Smoking Ads Effective

ImageMany of us know that long term smoking can lead to harmful effects, but now a recent ad campaign is showing positive signs of helping people kick the habit. You may have noticed the graphic commercials recently that show the effects of smoking. According to some recent numbers, those stop smoking ads are doing their job. Read More…

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No Daily Smoking, Cigarettes Tax Hike

buy camel cigarettesFewer American teenagers and young adults are lighting up as cigarette taxes that have broken the $3-a-pack threshold in some states make smoking too costly, according to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Daily smoking, the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the U.S., fell to 15.8 percent in 2010 among young adults age 18 to 25, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration said in a report today. That share is down from 20.4 percent in 2004. Everyday smoking among people age 12 to 17 dropped to about 2 percent from 3.3 percent. Read More…