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Notes from the Field: Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Any Tobacco Product Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2018

The rise in e-cigarette use during 2017–2018 is likely because of the recent popularity of e-cigarettes shaped like a USB flash drive, such as JUUL; these products can be used discreetly, have a high nicotine content, and come in flavors that appeal to y
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:29
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Results from 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey show dramatic increase in e-cigarette use among youth over past year

Sharp rise in e-cigarette use results in uptick in overall tobacco product use; prompts new, forceful steps by FDA to firmly confront and reverse youth epidemic
PR Newswire
added Nov 16, 2018 03:22
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FDA’s Proposal to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Cigars Will Save Lives and Should be Implemented Quickly; FDA Must Do More to Reverse Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic

FDA must move as quickly as possible to propose, finalize and implement the necessary regulations. If the FDA does so, it will be truly historic action to stop the tobacco industry from using flavored products to target and addict children, African Americ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:38
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1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes: CDC

More than 20 percent of high school students use electronic cigarettes, risking nicotine addiction, lung damage and the temptation to try traditional smokes, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. Between 2011 and 2018, the number of high school teens
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 16, 2018 02:31
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Results from 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey show dramatic increase in e-cigarette use among youth over past year

[FDA] and (CDC) released new findings from the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) showing that more than 3.6 million middle and high school students were current (past 30 day) e-cigarette users in 2018, a dramatic increase of more than 1.5 million stude
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 16, 2018 02:01
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Quitting Can Make You a Winner

Quitting is possible: the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout® reminds us that anyone can take the step to try to quit. Here’s some good news about cigarette smoking— there are now more former smokers than current smokers in the United Sta
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 15, 2018 23:52
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2017

What are the implications for public health practice? Implementation of evidence-based tobacco control interventions that address the diversity of tobacco products used by U.S. adults, in coordination with regulation of tobacco product manufacturing, ma
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:30
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Celebrate This Veterans Day Tobacco Free

Quit Tobacco in Honor of Veterans Day Each Veterans Day, we honor the brave men and women who served in the United States military. We recognize the difficult sacrifices you and your family have made to protect our country. Your health shouldn’t be one o
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 9, 2018 20:51
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CDC: Adult Smoking Hits Record Low

"This all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC director Robert Redfield, MD, said in a press statement.
MedPage Today
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59
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CDC: Adult Smoking Hits Record Low

"This all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC director Robert Redfield, MD, said in a press statement.
MedPage Today
added Nov 9, 2018 18:58
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