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Arizona's smoking rate takes huge drop

The number of Arizonans who smoke is dropping sharply, and experts are attributing the decline to new laws that limit the use of tobacco and the higher cost of cigarettes. A new federal study shows that about 170,000 of the state's adult residents kicke
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Sep 29, 2016 18:43
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CDC: Adult smoking rate in Arizona drops to historic low

adult smoking rate in Arizona has dropped to a historic low of 14 percent. The new 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System report shows the percentage of Arizona adults who smoke has dropped from 19.3 percent in 2011. This decrease translates to
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:22
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Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says

The report also found that fewer teens reported being curious about cigarettes or cigars. The same, however, can't be said of smokeless tobacco. The study found no change in teen use or interest in smokeless tobacco -- such as chewing tobacco -- during
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36
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Ever-Use and Curiosity About Cigarettes, Cigars, Smokeless Tobacco, and Electronic Cigarettes Among US Middle and High School Students, 2012–2014

levels of ever-use and curiosity about e-cigarettes — assessed for the first time in 2014 — approached the levels observed for traditional cigarettes and cigars. These findings underscore the importance of addressing the factors driving curiosity about to
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Sep 22, 2016 17:40
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Current Cigarette Smoking, Access, and Purchases from Retail Outlets Among Students Aged 13–15 Years — Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 45 Countries, 2013 and 2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

What are the implications for public health practice? Tobacco control and prevention policies aimed at youth-oriented marketing and sales of tobacco products to youth can help to reduce youths’ initiation and use of tobacco products and reverse the globa
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Sep 2, 2016 14:58
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Most Americans Don't Want Tobacco on Drug Store Shelves

"Selling tobacco products, the leading preventable cause of death and disease, goes against the important and growing role pharmacies play in Americans' well-being," he added. The new research, from the CDC, came from an online survey of nearly 4,300 ad
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2016 15:30
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[California] “You have the right to protect your health”: Perceptions of Secondhand Smoke and Exposure Mitigation Strategies in Low-Income Patients With Heart Disease, San Francisco, 2011–2012 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although most participants in our study identified SHS exposure as a nuisance and harmful to health, not one participant spontaneously listed heart disease as an SHS risk. There was greater awareness that SHS causes lung disease and some cancers. Although
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:03
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[Iowa] Teens vaping at record levels

Council Bluffs Community Schools does not allow the use of e-cigarettes in school buildings, on school grounds or in vehicles on school property by anyone...Palm Beach Vapors ...does not admit minors, since they cannot be customers at vape shops, said Joh
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Aug 20, 2016 15:36
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Tobacco Advertising and Promotional Expenditures in Sports and Sporting Events — United States, 1992–2013

After prohibition of tobacco brand sponsorship in sports in March 2010, cigarette manufacturers reported $0 on sports-related advertising and promotion during 2010–2013. In contrast, during 2010–2013, smokeless tobacco manufacturers reported a total of $1
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 18, 2016 22:05
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NEJM: Smoking Rate Decreased Markedly During Obama’s Tenure

“We lose almost 500,000 Americans a year to smoking, about 20% of all deaths in our country,” Fiore said. “That huge loss of life is something future Administrations should not ignore – the recent progress we have made must continue.” Fiore associated
University of Wisconsin Medical SchoolCenter for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI)
added Aug 18, 2016 14:07
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