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STATE: Michigan smoking rates decline; CVS stops selling tobacco

The good news is that smoking is declining nationally but that success is not as strong in Michigan, which ranks tenth in the nation at 23.3 percent -- tied with Oklahoma and Ohio -- in the percentage of adult smokers, according to the CDC. The national
Advisor & Source Newspapers
added Sep 13, 2014 07:47
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Use of Selected Clinical Preventive Services to Improve the Health of Infants, Children, and Adolescents — United States, 1999–2011 (PDF)

screening and intervention could substantially improve child and adolescent health. For example, 18.1% of U.S. high school students in 2011 were current cigarette smokers (i.e., smoked cigarettes on at least 1 day during the 30 days before the survey)
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 12, 2014 10:21
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Millions of children not getting recommended preventive care

Approximately one in three (31 percent) outpatient clinic visits made by 11-21 year-olds during 2004–2010 had no documentation of tobacco use status; eight of 10 (80 percent) of those who screened positive for tobacco use did not receive any cessation as
PR Newswire
added Sep 12, 2014 10:15
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Prevalence of Smokefree Home Rules — United States, 1992–1993 and 2010–2011

Despite this progress, during 2007–2008, approximately 88 million U.S. residents aged ≥3 years were exposed to SHS, and disparities in exposure exist across subpopulations (5).
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:52
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Study: More Than 8 in 10 US Homes Forbid Smoking

smoking is even forbidden in nearly half of homes where an adult smoker resides, up from one in 10 households with smokers in the early 1990s. CDC experts attribute the changes to shrinking smoking rates and altered attitudes.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 4, 2014 14:50
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American Vaping Association takes issue with CDC's report on teen smoking

The AVA stated that teens who answered a survey "probably not" when asked if they intended to smoke in future were counted as likely future smokers instead of unlikely future smokers. "A growing number of studies have shown that e-cigarettes help smokers
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Sep 3, 2014 11:52
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E-Cigarettes May Be Safer, But They’re Still Harmful

The good news for e-cigarette smokers to come out of this is that the toxic metals most likely come from the cartridges of the e-cig devices more so than the liquid that is vaporized. This means that through better manufacturing standards, these devices
REDORBIT (formerly RedNova.com)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:07
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When it comes to e-cigarette safety, you're still on your own

Our greatest concern is for children, in part because much of the marketing seems to target them, with flavoring and brightly colored packaging. And there’s some suggestion from a study made public this week that the marketing is working—and that kids wh
Consumer Reports
added Aug 29, 2014 20:03
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E-Cigarette Group Calls CDC Study On Teen Use Deceptive ($$)

The American Vaping Association responded to the CDC's study released Aug. 25, which found that many young e-cigarette users plan to use real cigarettes later in life, arguing the report failed to disclose its misleading methodology, according to the AVA
Law360
added Aug 29, 2014 19:27
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Dems: Report shows need for e-cigarette regulations

“FDA has an existing mechanism to protect children now, and the scientific evidence has never been clearer: strong regulatory action on the marketing of e-cigarettes to children cannot wait.”...industry called the CDC report “deceptive” and demanded a ret
The Hill
added Aug 29, 2014 13:28
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