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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013

progress has slowed... one in five U.S. adults (50 million persons) currently used any tobacco product every day or some day...Full implementation of comprehensive tobacco control programs at CDC-recommended funding levels, in conjunction with FDA regulat
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:29
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New Study, For the First Time, Details What Types of Cigars Americans Smoke

A new study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the first time breaks down the types of cigars smoked by adults in the U.S. and highlights why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must have basic oversight au
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Jul 31, 2014 17:11
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2013's Biggest Tobacco Stories

If there's one thing you can say about the tobacco category, it's that it's never boring, and 2013 was no exception. Here are five of the biggest news stories from this past year (in order of date):
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:47
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Teens and Tobacco Use: Why Declines in Youth Have Stalled

Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
TIME Magazine
added Aug 12, 2012 18:55
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Researchers find 18 percent of high school seniors smoke hookah

American adolescents are turning to ethnically-linked alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, cigars, and various smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 7, 2014 08:02
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New Study Finds 17.4 Million U.S. Adults Smoke Cigars, Showing Need For FDA to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health

These trends come as tobacco companies have exploited regulatory and tax loopholes to promote cigars, often in ways that appeal to kids... It is imperative that the FDA and Congress take action to address the health risks posed by cigar smoking and preve
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:18
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Cigar Use on the Rise Among U.S. Teens

More teenagers are turning to cigars, particularly among African-Americans, even as they smoke fewer cigarettes, according to a government survey. The findings published Thursday come as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighs tighter restrictions
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 15, 2013 02:06
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Little Filtered Cigar, Cigarillo, and Premium Cigar Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013

The findings indicate that among U.S. adults who smoke cigars, 61.8% usually smoke cigarillos/MMCs, 19.9% usually smoke premium cigars, and the remainder, 18.4%, usually smoke LFCs. These data can help to inform public health interventions to reduce the b
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:16
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HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2013 (PDF)

Nationwide, 12.6% of students had smoked cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars on at least 1 day during the 30 days before the survey... During the 30 days before the survey, 15.7% of high school students had smoked cigarettes and 8.8% had used smokeles
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 13, 2014 00:14
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