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Worldwide, more than 10 percent of young teens are smokers

In the majority of countries, at least half of current tobacco smokers said they wanted to quit, the study also found. The proportion of student smokers who said they desired to quit ranged from a low of 32 percent in Uruguay to a high of 90 percent in t
Reuters
added Jun 17, 2017 14:19
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First Decline Seen in 'Vaping' Among U.S. Teens: CDC

The drop was significant, falling from 3 million in 2015 to 2.2 million in 2016... And that trend largely fueled a decrease in overall tobacco use by high school and middle school students, health officials added. In 2015, 4.7 million teens used tobacco
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 16, 2017 21:44
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No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study says

"It certainly is a public health win," said Brian King, an expert on smoking and health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's the first decline CDC has reported in teen vaping since the agency began tracking it in 2011. The findings ec
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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Youth tobacco product use, including e-cigarettes, drops during 2015-2016

The number of middle and high school students who say they are current tobacco users – defined as having used a tobacco product in the past 30 days – dropped from 4.7 million in 2015 to 3.9 million in 2016, according to new data published by the Centers f
PR Newswire
added Jun 15, 2017 23:57
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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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