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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015

Among the 10.8% of students nationwide who currently smoked cigarettes, 45.4% had tried to quit ... Nationwide, 18.5% of students reported current cigarette, cigar, or smokeless tobacco use (Table 43). The prevalence of current cigarette, cigar, or smoke
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:16

CDC Says Smoking Laws, Like Politics, Are Local

A decade after the Surgeon General released a report highlighting the health dangers of secondhand smoke exposure, no single state in the Southeast has passed comprehensive statewide smoke free laws banning smoking in all indoor, private-sector workplace
MedPage Today
added Jun 25, 2016 02:01

cdc highlights need for comprehensive smoke-free policies

Truth Initiative® joined The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco to commend the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for pushing forward to create smoke-free policies in public housing. We encouraged HUD to prioritize education and help
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 24, 2016 10:42

Southeastern states not protected by comprehensive smoke-free laws

Ten years after the Surgeon General's report on the dangers of exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke, no states in the Southeast have a statewide comprehensive smoke-free law, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pub
PR Newswire
added Jun 23, 2016 20:13

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015

Nationwide, 32.3% of students had ever tried cigarette smoking (even one or two puffs) (i.e., ever tried cigarette smoking) ( Table 29). The prevalence of having ever tried cigarette smoking was higher among Hispanic male (37.8%) than Hispanic female (32
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 23, 2016 20:11

cdc report shows states need to pick up pace of tobacco control

“It is disappointing to see the pace of progress slow and illuminating to observe the nearly nonexistent progress in our southern states. Smoke-free laws and excise taxes hold so much life-saving promise and are proven tools for reducing youth and young
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:06

Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says

Smokers in southern states can still find plenty of places to spread secondhand smoke to others, a new report finds. In fact, no states in the U.S. Southeast have comprehensive smoke-free laws to protect nonsmokers from tobacco fumes, a federal governme
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 23, 2016 18:04

CDC Report: Smoke-Free Laws Protect Nearly 60 Percent of U.S. Population; Every State and Community Should Be Smoke-Free

while states and localities have made tremendous progress in protecting people from secondhand smoke, we haven't done nearly enough – especially in the Southeast – to protect all Americans from this serious and entirely preventable health threat. About 40
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:59
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SULLUM: If Vaping Causes Smoking, Why Are Cigarettes Less Popular Than Ever With Teenagers?

The 2015 numbers show that cigarette smoking continues to fall among teenagers even as more and more of them experiment with vaping. But as usual, the CDC chose to accentuate the negative.
Reason Magazine
added Jun 17, 2016 21:07

CDC Report: States Need to Regain Momentum on Tobacco Taxes, Smoke-Free Laws

As the report confirms, there is conclusive evidence that tobacco tax increases and smoke-free laws work to prevent kids from smoking... The report, published in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease, looks at state progress in enacting cigarette tax inc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 16, 2016 20:12
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