Prevention and Cessation Press Releases

December 10, 2014

CDC Study Finds Smoking Leads to Higher-Than-Expected Health Care Costs

The American Journal of Preventive Medicine published two studies today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office on Smoking and Health showing health care costs attributable to cigarette smoking are higher than previously reported (nearly $170 billion per year), as well as results on the cost-effectiveness of the first phase of the “Tips from Former Smokers” media campaign.

November 13, 2014

More Teens Using Multiple Tobacco Products, Including E-Cigs

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 13, 2014 Following is a statement from Chris Hansen, president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 's release today of data from its annual National Youth Tobacco Survey: