November 1, 2011
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. It kills more than 400,000 Americans annually—more than HIV/AIDS, alcohol, car accidents, illegal drugs, murders, suicides and fires combined.
September 25, 2012
New Public Health
New York’s high cigarette tax—the highest in the country, at $4.35 per pack—has helped the state cut smoking levels dramatically for both adults and high school students, according to a new study in PLoS One. The state’s rate of adult smoking droppe ...
February 10, 2010
National poll finds voters prefer tobacco tax to other tax increases, budget cuts.