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Dual Use of Tobacco Products

When you cut down on cigarettes—by adding another tobacco product—you may feel that you're improving your health. This is called “dual use.” It is not an effective way to safeguard your health, whether you’re using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), s
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Oct 27, 2016 21:58

QuickStats: Cigarette Smoking Status* Among Current Adult E-cigarette Users,† by Age Group — National Health Interview Survey,§ United States, 2015

In 2015, 3.5% of U.S. adults were current e-cigarette users. Among adult e-cigarette users overall, 58.8% also were current cigarette smokers, 29.8% were former cigarette smokers, and 11.4% had never been cigarette smokers. Among current e-cigarette user
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Oct 27, 2016 21:55

CDC Survey Shows Large Majority of Adult E-Cigarette Users in U.S. also Smoke Cigarettes

59 percent of adult electronic cigarette users in the United States were also current cigarette smokers, while 30 percent were former smokers and 11 percent have never been smokers... The evidence to date is limited and inconclusive as to whether e-cigare
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 27, 2016 21:54

New Business Pulse focuses on helping businesses improve employee health by reducing tobacco use

(CDC) Foundation today releases Business Pulse: Tobacco Use to help businesses improve employee health... "Tobacco use undermines the health and productivity of American workers," said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. "We encourage businesses to pu
PR Newswire
added Oct 27, 2016 01:26

[UK] VIDEO: Former smoker Terrie appears in terrifying anti-cigarette ad

CDC ad features former smoker Terrie, who warned teenagers against the dangers of cigarettes before her death at age 53.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28

Health, Secondhand Smoke Exposure, and Smoking Behavior Impacts of No-Smoking Policies in Public Housing, Colorado, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

no-smoking policies reduce resident exposure to secondhand smoke, lower the incidence of secondhand smoke–associated breathing problems, decrease daily smoking and cigarette consumption, encourage smoking cessation, and increase quit attempts. If implemen
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:32

[Colorado] Smoke-Free Public Housing Popular With Residents

Smoke-free housing policies successfully reduced exposure to secondhand smoke and increased smoking quit attempts, according to a survey of residents living in multi-unit public housing in Colorado.
MedPage Today
added Oct 21, 2016 21:30

State-Specific Prevalence of Current Cigarette Smoking and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Adults — United States, 2014

underscores the importance of implementing comprehensive tobacco control and prevention interventions to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related disparities across states, including increasing tobacco product prices, implementing and enforcing comprehensiv
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 7, 2016 01:45

CDC: Counties in Midwest, South Have Highest Smoking Rates

Significant within-state variations were seen in cigarette smoking in a newly published analysis by CDC researchers, with some of the highest percentages of current smokers residing in counties located in states with relatively low smoking rates. Countie
MedPage Today
added Oct 4, 2016 14:28

[Arizona] State smoking rate at its lowest in history / Mohave County above state and national averages

CDC’s 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System shows that only 14 percent of Arizona adults habitually light up, compared with 19 percent in 2011... Mohave County remains well above the state and national average at 22 percent, said Susan Williams
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Oct 3, 2016 21:43
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