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More than 40 percent of middle and high schoolers who smoke use flavored little cigars or flavored cigarettes

More than two out of every five middle and high school students who smoke report using either flavored little cigars or flavored cigarettes, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published in the Journal of Adolescent He
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 22, 2013 14:48
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Flavored small cigars found popular with teens

About 1 in 30 middle and high school pupils said they smoke the compact, sweet-flavored cigars. The percentages rise as students get older, to nearly 1 in 12 high school seniors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2013 09:15
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[North Carolina] Woman in graphic anti-smoking ad dies from cancer

Terrie Hall died at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C., federal officials said. She was 53. "She was a public health hero," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which conducted the campaign. "She may well have
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 17, 2013 07:18
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[Canada] Bidi and Hookah Use Among Canadian Youth: Findings From the 2010 Canadian Youth Smoking Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although bidi use has not changed significantly among Canadian youth, the increase in hookah use warrants attention. Understanding the factors associated with use of bidis and hookahs can inform the development of tobacco use prevention programs to addres
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:12
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CDC smoking chief says awareness, use of electronic cigarettes underscores need for regulation

Increased awareness and use of electronic cigarettes in the U.S. outlined in a study released Thursday highlights the need for government regulation and evaluation, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's office on smoking and health
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2013 13:58
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Mentally Ill Smoke 30% of All Cigarettes

MedPage Today
added Feb 6, 2013 12:36
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380000 U.S. deaths yearly due to smoking

Death attributable to smoking is declining, with 200,000 such deaths anually for U.S. men, and 180,000 for women, researchers said.
UPI
added Jun 12, 2012 19:38
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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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Who still smokes in the United States — in seven simple charts

But the CDC numbers also offer an interesting glimpse at the 17 percent of adults who continue to light up. People in the Midwest, for instance, smoke more on average than Americans elsewhere in the country. People on Medicaid are more than twice as like
Washington Post
added Nov 14, 2015 15:44
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RODU: The CDC abuses the facts about e-cigarettes – Part II

some interesting findings that the CDC failed to mention in their PR campaign to portray e-cigarettes as a teenage scourge. Federal officials should fully and accurately report the results of taxpayer-funded research. Americans – including teenagers – de
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Dec 16, 2013 22:00
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