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[Michigan] Involuntary secondhand smoke exposure high in multi-unit housing

health department, said that in Branch, Hillsdale and St. Joseph counties there are about 7,400 multi-dwelling units – places where two or more families live in a single building or complex. “This represents about 11 percent of the counties’ housing unit
Coldwater (MI) Daily Reporter
added Aug 10, 2016 18:29
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[Alaska] Smoking rates are dropping for racial and ethnic groups — except one

Only among Native Americans and Alaska Natives did the smoking rate rise...“In general, smoking is getting more and more concentrated among disadvantaged groups. And it's poor people, ethnic minorities, people with mental illness,” said Glantz
Washington Post
added Aug 5, 2016 17:41
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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
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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2015 National Health Interview Survey

CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 24, 2016 22:59
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'Walking Wounded' Share Jarring Stories For No-Smoking Campaign

Soto is one of a handful of former smokers sharing stories as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s national Tips from Former Smokers campaign. Personal stories like Soto’s — emotional and sometimes jarring — run on television, radio,
The Oklahoman
added May 12, 2016 15:27
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Secondhand smoke hits almost half of teens who don't smoke

Even though fewer U.S. teens are smoking, secondhand smoke remains a big problem for them, a government study found. Nearly half of nonsmoking kids in middle school and high school encountered secondhand tobacco smoke in 2013, and rates were even higher
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 11, 2016 15:11
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[Nebraska] E-Cigarettes on the Rise among middle schoolers and high schoolers

Stacy Lauby is the owner of the Kearney Smoker Friendly store and agrees that e-cigarette sales are up. "We usually notice an increase in our e-cigarette and our vapor sales right after the first of the year,” Lauby said. “People set New Year's resoluti - NTV ABC (Kearney, NE)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:34
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E-Cigarette Ads Target Millions of Kids, CDC Says

As advertising skyrockets, so do the number of teens seeing it. They're vaping by the millions now... "E-cigarette ads use many of the same themes — independence, rebellion, and sex — used to sell cigarettes and other conventional tobacco products," the
NBC News
added Jan 6, 2016 15:03
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U.S. Smoking Rate Declines, but Poor Remain at Higher Risk

But the national numbers mask deep trouble spots within the American population. About 43 percent of less educated Americans smoked in 2014, compared with just 5 percent of those with a graduate degree. About a third of Americans insured by Medicaid, the
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2015 20:48
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New CDC Study Finds Growing Use of Smokeless Tobacco by High School Athletes, Shows Need to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

These trends are no accident. The harmful example set by Major League baseball players who use smokeless tobacco contributes directly to this problem, as does tobacco marketing that tells teenage boys they can’t be real men unless they chew or dip.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 3, 2015 19:18
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