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Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014–2016

These findings underscore the importance of continued implementation of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco product use, including current use of multiple products among working adults. To maximize the health of workers, employers could also
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:42
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House Appropriations Bill Slashes Funding for CDC’s Vital Tobacco Control Programs, Putting Tobacco Industry Before Health

This funding cut makes no sense given the proven effectiveness of the CDC’s tobacco prevention and cessation programs and tobacco’s terrible toll in health, lives and health care dollars. It serves only the interests of the tobacco industry.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 7, 2016 23:02
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Cigarette, Cigar, and Marijuana Use Among High School Students — United States, 1997–2013

public health advances in adolescent health resulting from lower cigarette and cigar use might be attenuated by increases in marijuana use, which vary by racial/ethnic subgroup. Tobacco prevention and control strategies, including increasing tobacco produ
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 15, 2015 19:51
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[Nevada] Smokeless tobacco no safer than cigarettes

The problem, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is that high school athletes also use smokeless forms of tobacco at higher rates than non-athletes. But is smokeless tobacco a safer alternative to smoking? Not at all, says
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Oct 5, 2015 14:15
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National Adult Tobacco Survey (NATS)

The National Adult Tobacco Survey (NATS) was created to assess the prevalence of tobacco use, as well as the factors promoting and impeding tobacco use among adults. NATS also establishes a comprehensive framework for evaluating both the national and sta
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 31, 2015 20:04
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US Adult Smoking Rate Dips to 17 Percent

The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the findings Tuesday, based on a large national survey.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 31, 2015 19:50
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CDC Lying About Financial Conflicts of Interest and Failing to Disclose Big Pharma Funding When It Releases Statements About E-Cigarettes

also lying about electronic cigarettes being a gateway to smoking and condemning millions of kids to a lifetime of addiction. The agency's funding from pharmaceutical companies that stand to lose severely if electronic cigarettes are promoted creates a cl
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:40
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Changes in Internet Searches Associated With the “Tips from Former Smokers” Campaign [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although Google searches are not a validated measure of tobacco attitudes/behaviors, their application herein has face validity, building on theories where interest and engagement foreshadow action,7 and research showing searches forecast many population
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added May 19, 2015 16:05
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Ostomy bag-wearing student, 19, wages war on new anti-smoking advert warning smokers they might end up like her

Hattie Gladwell, 19, blogs about her experience of living with an ostomy bag after undergoing emergency surgery for ulcerative colitis / She is calling for a new anti-smoking advert to be banned because it warns that they might get colon cancer and be for
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2015 03:38
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[California] THE WAR OVER VAPING’S HEALTH RISKS IS GETTING DIRTY

In the absence of incontrovertible evidence, then, public health agencies have to continue to play a little dirty themselves to get citizens to pay attention. In a couple of years, researchers will begin to do association studies to pull out long-term he
Wired
added Apr 3, 2015 22:42
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