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GLANTZ: CDC makes case for including e-cigarettes in clean indoor air laws

makes the point (consistent with our paper) that prohibiting sales of e-cigs to youth is a necessary, but not sufficient, step in controlling use and mentions industry interference. It comments on how industry-favored youth access laws are passing but no
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:59
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College students believe hookah safer alternative to cigarette smoking

Despite emerging evidence otherwise, many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, reports a University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health study published this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Preve
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:06
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SmokelessTobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective (PDF)

• Smokeless tobacco use is a global problem that is present in at least 70 low-, middle-, and high-income countries and affects more than 300 million people. The greatest burden from ST use is in the South-East Asia Region, which experiences the highe
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:04
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State Laws Prohibiting Sales to Minors and Indoor Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems — United States, November 2014

Proven tobacco prevention strategies, including comprehensive smoke-free laws and robust prohibitions against sales to minors, could be effective in preventing youth ENDS use and denormalizing tobacco use. Simultaneously upholding and accelerating strate
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:37
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CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers campaign provided outstanding return on investment

The 2012 Tips From Former Smokers campaign spent only $480 per smoker who quit and $393 per year of life saved, according to an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The results of the study were published today in the American Jour
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:56
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More than 16 million children live in states where they can buy e-cigarettes legally

Forty states have enacted laws prohibiting the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes, to minors, but 10 states and the District of Columbia still permit such sales, according to a report published by the Centers for
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:56
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[North Carolina] Adult smoking rate falls to new low

At $1.2 million, North Carolina was tied for 45th in terms of state funding being spent directly on tobacco prevention programs during fiscal year 2013-14. By comparison, the CDC recommends North Carolina dedicate $106.8 million. That means the state is
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 1, 2014 06:54
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U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Drops to New Low: CDC

the rate of cigarette smoking has dropped from about 21 percent in 2005 to 18 percent in 2013. That means the number of cigarette smokers dropped from 45.1 million to 42.1 million, despite the increasing population, according to the U.S. Centers for Disea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 28, 2014 12:12
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2013

These disparities underscore the importance of enhancing the implementation and reach of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use among these groups, as well as expanding questions on surveillance tools to better capture data on subpopulations
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:49
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Survey of teen “tobacco” use yields good news, obscured by alarmist headlines about e-cigs

Dr. Gil Ross had this comment: “The CDC and its ‘public health’ toadies have seemingly won out in the public relations battle over e-cigarettes....The stark facts here, that teen smoking, the source of the tragedy of death and disease from ‘tobacco,’ is d
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:36
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