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1 in 14 women still smokes while pregnant, CDC says

7.2% of all expectant mothers smoked -- but that the percentage of pregnant smokers varied widely from state to state. The prevalence of smoking was highest in West Virginia, where 25.1% of women reported smoking at any time during pregnancy, and lowest i
CNN
added Mar 1, 2018 13:44
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One in 14 American women smoke while pregnant, CDC data reveals

More than seven percent of women who had babies in 2016 smoked during their pregnancies, data released today by the CDC reveal. Smoking has long been known to raise risks that babies will be born earlier, sicker and smaller, but many women struggle to b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:40
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CDC: Almost 30% of US Vets Use Tobacco

Overall, the use of tobacco is higher among vets than non-vets across every age group except men ages 50 and older... “Lowering the rate of smoking among veterans is a public health and mental health priority among the Veterans Health Administration. said
American Cancer Society
added Feb 23, 2018 16:57
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Reasons for Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2016

the most commonly selected reasons for use were used by “friend or family member” (39%), availability of “flavors such as mint, candy, fruit, or chocolate” (31%), and the belief that “they are less harmful than other forms of tobacco such as cigarettes” (
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 15, 2018 21:55
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When One Teen Vapes, Others Often Follow

Teenagers are impressionable when it comes to e-cigarettes, new research suggests. Nearly four out of 10 U.S. teens who use e-cigarettes said seeing others vape led them to try the devices themselves, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 15, 2018 21:54
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State Restrictions of e-Cigarette Use Has Slowed

CDC researchers assessed 5 types of state and territorial laws: those that ban the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and conventional tobacco smoking in restaurants, bars, and worksites; require a retail license to sell e-cigarettes; prohibit s
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Feb 14, 2018 03:29
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Truth Initiative: New report shows that Marlboro is one of the most influential brands among teenagers, raising significant concern on the proposed Marlboro branding of IQOS HeatSticks

The powerful influence of advertising and brands, particularly the Marlboro brand, on young people reaffirms our deep concern that Philip Morris International's IQOS product, which would be marketed by Altria in the U.S., would also include the introduct
PR Newswire
added Feb 2, 2018 17:50
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CDC Report: Marlboro, Newport and Camel Are Three Most Popular Cigarette Brands Among Youth Smokers

This report is further evidence that Philip Morris and Reynolds American cannot be taken seriously when they claim to be reformed, responsible companies that don’t market to kids. Responsible companies wouldn’t have a corner on the youth cigarette market
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2018 16:56
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Cigarette Brand Preference and Pro-Tobacco Advertising Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2012–2016

Marlboro, Newport, and Camel were the most commonly reported usual brands smoked by middle and high school current (past 30-day) cigarette smokers. In 2016, these three brands accounted for 73.1% and 78.7% of current cigarette smokers in middle and high s
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 2, 2018 00:18
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CDC Director’s Investment in Tobacco, Drug Companies Baffles Ethics Experts

“So without that sort of ethics guidance from the Office of Government Ethics, and no ethics agreement signed, Fitzgerald just operated as if she were a regular citizen, trading and buying in stocks that pose a direct conflict of interest for her role as
Scientific American
added Feb 1, 2018 23:49
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