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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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Many Adults Don't Think Exposure To Vaping Is Bad For Kids

About one-third of adults surveyed didn't know if secondhand aerosol caused harm to children, and 40 percent of the adults said this kind of exposure caused "little" or "some" harm to children. The newness of these products, promotion by the industry an
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 25, 2017 22:27
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President’s Budget Devastates Nation’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives

This budget would eliminate the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, which helps lead the nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use, and dedicates no funds specifically for tobacco control. While the budget provides funding for a block grant to states for chr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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Lawsuit against HHS over records pertaining to FDA deeming rule

Judicial Watch is seeking records from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG), regarding the claimed cancer-causing effects of electronic cigarettes as compared
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 16, 2017 13:51
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Legislation

Food and Drugs Act of 1906 First federal food and drug law No express reference to tobacco products . . . Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) of 1938 Superseded 1906 Act Definition of a "drug" includes "articles intended for use in the diagnosis
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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