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Smoke-Free Policies in the World’s 50 Busiest Airports — August 2017

What are the implications for public health practice? Broader implementation of smoke-free policies at the national, city, or airport authority levels can protect employees and travelers of all ages from secondhand smoke inside airports.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:48
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QuickStats: Percentage* of Adults Who Ever Used an E-cigarette† and Percentage Who Currently Use E-cigarettes,§ by Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2016

Overall, 15.4% of adults aged ≥18 years had ever used an e-cigarette, and 3.2% currently used e-cigarettes in 2016. Adults aged 18–24 years were the most likely to have ever used an e-cigarette (23.5%); the percentage declined steadily to 4.5% among adu
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 24, 2017 22:09
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FDA unveils plan for major changes to tobacco product regulations

The FDA's proposed changes include an element that could have a major impact on 22nd Century Group Inc., which makes very-low nicotine traditional cigarette products at a plant in Mocksville. The agency said it will conduct a public dialogue about lower
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:52
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Teens are vaping more than ever, and not just nicotine

Vaping is more popular with teens than ever, with more than one-third of high school students reporting having tried e-cigarettes. And teens aren’t always using e-cigs for nicotine, according to a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:23
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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
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U.S. Smoking Rates Differ by County, Not Just State

However, counties with the highest smoking rates were not always in states with the highest smoking rates, according to researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "We were struck by the great variation in county-level cigaret
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2016 15:34
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The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke in Apartments, Condominiums

If you live in an apartment or condominium, cigarette smoke can easily seep into your home... R.J. Reynolds sent an email to Healthline that stated smokers should avoid exposing children to secondhand smoke as well as obey all smoking regulations.
Healthline Networks
added Jul 20, 2016 10:01
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Smoking Prevalence and Cessation Before and During Pregnancy: Data From the BirthCertificate, 2014 (PDF)

Smoking during pregnancy was more prevalent for women aged 20–24 (13.0%) than for other ages, and by race and Hispanic origin, the highest rate was for non- Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native women (18.0%). Smoking during pregnancy ranged from
National Center for Health Statistics
added Feb 10, 2016 18:17
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7 in 10 students who currently use tobacco used a flavored product

"Flavored tobacco products are enticing a new generation of America's youth into nicotine addiction, condemning many of them to tobacco-related disease and early death," said CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. "Nicotine is not safe for the developin
PR Newswire
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22
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9 Things to Consider Before You Try E-Cigarettes to Stop Smoking

A recent study suggests they might lower smokers’ ability to quit. We talk with the CDC’s Tim McAfee about e-cigarettes and why more young people are giving them a try With little regulation and many unknowns, m
U.S. News & World Report
added May 1, 2015 13:44
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