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The campaign, conducted by the U. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDCalso inspired millions of nonsmokers to encourage friends and family members to quit smoking.
Researchers estimated that, by quitting, former smokers added more than a third of a million years of life to the U. The Tips campaign was the first ever federally-funded national media campaign aimed at reducing smoking. This study provides powerful, real-world evidence that media campaigns work, they reduce smoking and they save lives.
To win the fight against tobacco, we need more media campaigns like this, both nationally and in the states. Fortunately, the CDC recognizes this and conducted a second round of its campaign earlier this year.
Similar national campaigns must be continued and expanded in the future. It is also critical that the states increase funding for media campaigns as part of a comprehensive program to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit. They have cut funding for such programs by 36 percent in recent years.
To counter the marketing barrage of the tobacco industry and accelerate smoking declines in the U. The new study adds to the already substantial scientific evidence that mass media campaigns prevent children from smoking and help smokers quit, saving lives and health care dollars.
Public health authorities including the Surgeon General, the National Cancer Institute, the Institute of Medicine and the CDC have all examined the evidence and concluded that these campaigns work.
States that have conducted extensive media campaigns as part of their tobacco prevention programs — including California, Florida, New York and Washington — have reduced smoking rates faster and to lower levels than the nation as a whole.
Florida recently reported that its high school smoking rate fell to 8. If every state reduced youth smoking to the same low rate as Florida, there would be 1.
Research indicates the most effective anti-smoking media campaigns evoke strong emotions and realistically depict the terrible health consequences of tobacco use — just as the CDC ads do.
We applaud the CDC for its strong leadership in the fight against tobacco use. We also thank the courageous former smokers who shared their heartbreaking health struggles with the entire country, telling the harsh truth about how devastating and unglamorous cigarette smoking truly is.
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Those messages are straight forward in showing the final consequences if continue to smoke.