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E-cigarette use among middle and high school students skyrockets, CDC data show

The use of electronic cigarettes among middle and high school students has been growing rapidly, a trend that public health officials worry could undermine decades of efforts to reduce youth smoking and could put more teenagers on a path toward conventio
Washington Post
added Sep 5, 2013 15:47
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Smoking laws in Oklahoma City, Tulsa are weak compared to many major U.S. cities

Oklahoma City and Tulsa are among six of the largest cities in the United States that have weak laws regarding secondhand smoke in public places, according to a federal government report released this week.
The Oklahoman
added Nov 27, 2012 13:13
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Quit smoking: Most important decision

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta began a new campaign -- Tips from Former Smokers -- to show just how harsh tobacco can be, via smoking or by secondhand smoke.
UPI
added May 23, 2012 03:44
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

"This new all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC Director Robert Redfield said in an agency news releas
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:48
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[California] Cigar Makers Skirt Flavor Bans With Ambiguous Labels

As more local governments consider tobacco flavor bans like the one upheld by San Francisco voters in early June, tobacco companies are increasingly labeling flavored little cigars and other tobacco products with names that are ambiguous and non-descript
MedPage Today
added Aug 8, 2018 20:08
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Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Policies in Colleges and Universities ― United States and Territories, 2017

As of November 2017, at least 2,082 U.S. colleges and universities had smoke-free policies, twice as many as in 2012. Among these campuses, 1,743 (83.7%) had tobacco-free policies and some specifically prohibited electronic cigarette use (1,658 [79.6%])
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults in the United States

In 2016, more than 15 of every 100 U.S. adults aged 18 years or older (15.5%) currently* smoked cigarettes. This means an estimated 37.8 million adults in the United States currently smoke cigarettes.2 More than 16 million Americans live with a smoking-r
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Mar 3, 2018 02:09
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CDC: 1 in 4 Adults Still Use Tobacco Products

"These findings are consistent with what we have seen in the past, but the tobacco product landscape is changing and this is concerning," King told MedPage Today. "Although cigarettes are still the most commonly used tobacco product, we are seeing the us
MedPage Today
added Jul 17, 2016 15:16
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Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults: United States, 2014

In 2014, 12.6% of adults had ever tried an e-cigarette even one time in their lifetimes, with use differing by sex, age, and race and Hispanic or Latino origin. About 3.7% of adults currently used e-cigarettes every day or some days, with use differing b
National Center for Health Statistics
added Oct 28, 2015 11:25
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GLANTZ: When listening to what CDC people say about e-cigs, pay attention to their caveats

I contacted both Brian King and Terry Pechacek to see if this is an accurate understanding....neither person said that e-cigarettes are harmless. What they did say (and which I agree with) is that: If smokers switched entirely to e-cigarettes things w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:28
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