Center for Tobacco Policy Research http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Wash U Tobacco Control Recommendations: Raise Prices And Implement Smoke-Free Policies http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wash-u-tobacco-control-recommendations-raise-prices-and-implement-smoke-free-policies <p>In the 50 years since the Surgeon General first reported on the dangers of smoking tobacco, much has been done to effect change. At the time of the first Surgeon General’s Report, 42 percent of American adults smoked. Today, only 18 percent do.</p><p>That’s according to the <a href="http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/reports/50-years-of-progress/index.html" target="_blank">50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report</a> released in January.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:57:02 +0000 Camille Phillips 34330 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Wash U Tobacco Control Recommendations: Raise Prices And Implement Smoke-Free Policies Tobacco expert: 2011 good year "overall" for non-smokers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/tobacco-expert-2011-good-year-overall-non-smokers <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-997847.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-997847.mp3</a></p><p>Smoking bans were implemented in several areas in St. Louis in 2011, including in the city and county.</p> Thu, 29 Dec 2011 12:35:13 +0000 Julie Bierach 2725 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Tobacco expert: 2011 good year "overall" for non-smokers