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[Oklahoma] OSMA president: CDC's tobacco prevention efforts need full funding

The CDC can only prevent tobacco use effectively if it is adequately funded. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, is chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees CDC funding. While Cole has been a champion for public health, last summer his bill pr
The Oklahoman
added Apr 15, 2018 16:08
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The Debate About Electronic Cigarettes: Harm Minimization or the Precautionary Principle

The rapidly morphing forms, constituents, promotions, and uses of the electronic varieties of the new nicotine delivery products make research on their biological and behavioral effects moving targets. The two sides of this argument have produced a globa
Annual Review of Public Health
added Apr 9, 2018 21:39
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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Accessing Treatments — United States, 2015–2017

State Medicaid programs can help Medicaid enrollees quit smoking by covering all evidence-based cessation treatments, removing barriers that make it difficult for enrollees to access these treatments, and promoting covered treatments to increase their us
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 6, 2018 19:24
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Congressional Spending Deal Protects Kids and Boosts Tobacco Prevention Efforts

The omnibus appropriations bill now before Congress puts the health of America’s kids ahead of the special interests of the tobacco industry. The bill leaves out provisions pushed by tobacco companies that would have greatly weakened U.S. Food and Drug A
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:38
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[Ohio] Two counties agencies partner on tobacco-free initiatives

As part of an Ohio Department of Health and Center for Disease Control (CDC) Anti-Tobacco Grant, Huron County Public Health (HCPH) is partnering with Huron County Mental Health and Addiction Services (MHAS) Board to address tobacco use in individuals wit
Norwalk (OH) Reflector
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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the 3 main reasons youth use e-cigarettes

consumers can’t determine differences between products and their relative harms. That’s why Truth Initiative® is pushing the FDA to reconsider its decision to delay fully regulating e-cigarettes until 2022 and calling on the administration to fully regula
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:14
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More U.S. Teens Seeing Ads for E-Cigarettes

In fact, "among U.S. middle and high school students during 2014-2016, exposure to e-cigarette advertisements from any source increased from 68.9 percent [18.3 million] to 78.2 percent [20.5 million]," said the team led by Kristy Marynak. She's with the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 23:07
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Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2014–2016

Exposure to e-cigarette advertisements increased among U.S. middle and high school students during 2014–2016. As part of comprehensive youth tobacco prevention efforts, approaches to reduce youth access to e-cigarettes and exposure to e-cigarette advertis
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Mar 15, 2018 20:32
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[Ohio] Smoking rates decline, but at slower pace for minorities and poor, CDC says

Cigarette smoking also is not declining as much among people who are less educated, biracial, poor, or are in other population segments, said Brian King, deputy director for research translation in the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health in Atlanta. "Ther
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Mar 8, 2018 18:51
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults in the United States

In 2016, more than 15 of every 100 U.S. adults aged 18 years or older (15.5%) currently* smoked cigarettes. This means an estimated 37.8 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes.2 More than 16 million Americans live with a smoking-r
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 3, 2018 02:09
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