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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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Fewer teens smoke but more use e-cigarettes, hookahs

The good news is that fewer young people are smoking cigarettes. The bad news is that more are turning to other tobacco products such as hookahs or waterpipes.
USA Today
added Nov 14, 2013 14:50
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5 Must-Knows About E-Cigarettes

1. From Novelty to Billion-Dollar Player 2. No Controls 3. Nobody Knows 4. Many Brands 5. Alternative or Gateway? 6. Sexy or Dead?
Discovery Channel
added Sep 14, 2013 12:21
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E-cigarette use among middle and high school students skyrockets, CDC data show

The use of electronic cigarettes among middle and high school students has been growing rapidly, a trend that public health officials worry could undermine decades of efforts to reduce youth smoking and could put more teenagers on a path toward conventio
Washington Post
added Sep 5, 2013 15:47
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Smoking laws in Oklahoma City, Tulsa are weak compared to many major U.S. cities

Oklahoma City and Tulsa are among six of the largest cities in the United States that have weak laws regarding secondhand smoke in public places, according to a federal government report released this week.
The Oklahoman
added Nov 27, 2012 13:13
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Quit smoking: Most important decision

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta began a new campaign -- Tips from Former Smokers -- to show just how harsh tobacco can be, via smoking or by secondhand smoke.
UPI
added May 23, 2012 03:44
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CDC: 1 in 4 Adults Still Use Tobacco Products

"These findings are consistent with what we have seen in the past, but the tobacco product landscape is changing and this is concerning," King told MedPage Today. "Although cigarettes are still the most commonly used tobacco product, we are seeing the us
MedPage Today
added Jul 17, 2016 15:16
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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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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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