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E-Cigarettes: Expert Q&A With the CDC

Tim McAfee, MD, talks to WebMD about why the agency is concerned about their growing use, despite a lack of research on the health risks. McAfee is the CDC’s director of the Office on Smoking and Health.
WebMD
added Nov 12, 2013 16:12
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[Texas] Vaping on the rise among teens: Local retailers adamant on following state regulations concerning e-cigarette sales

Neither shop sells to minors and both have that policy posted liberally at their stores. “We’re here to help people kick a habit, not help them start one,” local vape shop owner Jennifer Sutton said.
Palestine (TX) Herald-Press
added Sep 23, 2013 04:43
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Hookahs: Gateway to Cigarettes?

Young adult waterpipe tobacco ("hookah") smokers were more than twice as likely to try cigarettes than nonsmokers, a small cohort from the CDC's 2012-2013 National Adult Tobacco Survey found. About 40% of regular or sometime hookah users with little to n
MedPage Today
added Feb 19, 2016 21:23
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Do teens using e-cigarettes cause concern? Your Say

10% of high school students say they tried e-cigarettes, up from 4.7% in 2011, according to a CDC survey released Thursday. Comments from Facebook are edited for clarity and grammar:
USA Today
added Sep 9, 2013 06:55
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No decline in overall youth tobacco use since 2011

4.7 million middle and high school students report using a tobacco product; almost half use at least two... 8.6 percent smoked cigars, 7.2 percent used hookahs, 6.0 percent used smokeless tobacco, percent smoked pipe tobacco, and 0.6 percent smoked bidis
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 14, 2016 17:40
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Frequency of Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2014

A high level of multiple tobacco product use was observed, even among students using e-cigarettes, cigarettes, cigars or smokeless tobacco on 1–5 of the preceding 30 days. The prevalence of reporting symptoms of dependence is 2–3 times higher for multiple
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 30, 2015 15:05
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About one in five U.S. adult cigarette smokers have tried an electronic cigarette

“E-cigarette use is growing rapidly,” said CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH. “There is still a lot we don’t know about these products, including whether they will decrease or increase use of traditional cigarettes.”
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 28, 2013 18:45
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CDC: Smoke Is Clearing in U.S.

Over the last 6 years, smoking rates have fallen by 27% and bringing the decline in the previous five decades to 64%. In 1965 -- the first year that smoking prevalence data were collected -- 42.4% of adults in the U.S. smoked cigarettes. Close to one in
MedPage Today
added May 26, 2016 14:10
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CDC Releases 2011-2015 Middle and High School Tobacco Use Data Reports ‘statistically significant’ declines in combustible, smokeless use

These findings by the CDC show that the use of traditional combustible and smokeless tobacco products by high school and middle school students has declined from 2011 to 2015, with statistically significant reductions in the use of many of these products
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 27, 2016 21:53
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Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2015

What are the implications for public health practice? Use of emerging tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, is on the rise among middle and high school students; therefore, it is critical that comprehensive tobacco control and prevention strategies f
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 14, 2016 17:31
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