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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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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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Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults: United States, 2014

In 2014, 12.6% of adults had ever tried an e-cigarette even one time in their lifetimes, with use differing by sex, age, and race and Hispanic or Latino origin. About 3.7% of adults currently used e-cigarettes every day or some days, with use differing b
National Center for Health Statistics
added Oct 28, 2015 11:25
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GLANTZ: When listening to what CDC people say about e-cigs, pay attention to their caveats

I contacted both Brian King and Terry Pechacek to see if this is an accurate understanding....neither person said that e-cigarettes are harmless. What they did say (and which I agree with) is that: If smokers switched entirely to e-cigarettes things w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:28
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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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