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Teenagers’ tobacco use hits a record low, with a sharp drop in e-cigarettes

Teenagers' use of e-cigarettes fell sharply last year, while overall tobacco use declined to a new low, according to data that some antismoking advocates said could signal a turning point in the decades-long effort against youth smoking.
Washington Post
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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One third of U.S. adults don’t know e-cigarette vapor may harm kids

Big U.S. tobacco companies are all developing e-cigarettes...just 5.3 percent of adults who participated in a 2015 online survey thought exposure to secondhand e-cigarette vapor caused “no harm” to kids, the study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Contro
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2017 20:20
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Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2016

decreases in cigarette and cigar use during 2011–2016 were offset by increases in hookah and e-cigarette use, resulting in no significant change in any tobacco use. In 2016, e-cigarettes remained the most commonly used tobacco product among high (11.3%) a
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 15, 2017 17:51
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Electronic Cigarettes as an Introductory Tobacco Product Among Eighth and 11th Grade Tobacco Users — Oregon, 2015

(e-cigarette) use among youths is strongly associated with use of other tobacco products, including combustible tobacco products. Limited information exists about which tobacco product introduced youths to the use of tobacco products after e-cigarettes b
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 15, 2017 17:40
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Teens' Use Of E-Cigarettes Drops For The First Time, CDC Says

The number of teenagers using e-cigarettes fell from 3 million in 2015 to 2.2 million in 2016, according to a report published Thursday in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 15, 2017 17:37
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What's The Rate Of Smoking In The 13- To 15-Year-Old Crowd?

Worldwide, about 10 percent of the youngest teens smoke, according to the report, which analyzed data on more than 170,000 young teens in 61 countries. But in some countries, numbers are significantly higher, especially among boys. In Timor-Leste, the s
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:16
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[South Dakota] ROSSMAN: Fighting the state’s tobacco epidemic

South Dakota is one of 50 states plus DC that receives funding and technical support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support comprehensive tobacco control efforts and quitlines. OSH is the lead federal agency for comprehensive toba
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jun 3, 2017 11:35
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Perceptions of Harm to Children Exposed to Secondhand Aerosol From Electronic Vapor Products, Styles Survey, 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Two-fifths of US adults believe that children’s exposure to secondhand EVP aerosol causes some or little harm, while one-third do not know whether it causes harm. Efforts are warranted to educate the public about the health risks of secondhand EVP aeroso
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 29, 2017 16:15
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Current Tobacco Smoking and Desire to Quit Smoking Among Students Aged 13–15 Years — Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 61 Countries, 2012–2015

data from 61 countries from 2012 to 2015 revealed that the median current tobacco smoking prevalence among students aged 13–15 years was 10.7%. Tobacco smoking prevalence differed by gender and varied across countries. In the majority of countries, over 5
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 25, 2017 22:43
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Announcement: World No Tobacco Day — May 31, 2017

This year, the theme for World No Tobacco Day is “Tobacco — a Threat to Development” (2). To support this theme, WHO is calling for activities that include international collaboration highlighting the links between the use of tobacco products, tobacco c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 25, 2017 22:29
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