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Characteristics of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2015

Comprehensive and sustained strategies are warranted to prevent and reduce the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, among U.S. youths. Monitoring the characteristics of e-cigarette use among youths, including product types, brands, and in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:25
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Teens are vaping more than ever, and not just nicotine

Vaping is more popular with teens than ever, with more than one-third of high school students reporting having tried e-cigarettes. And teens aren’t always using e-cigs for nicotine, according to a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:23
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Kentucky leads nation in adult smoking

Kentucky ranks in the bottom 10 states (43rd) for its cigarette tax, at 60 cents per pack, and spends only 4.4 percent of what the CDC recommends for smoking cessation efforts ($2.5 million a year). The state's high smoking rate also comes with a hefty p
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 23, 2016 01:30
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SATEL/SWEANOR: Dear Surgeon General and public health agencies, anti-vaping polices are bad for public health

Our lead public health agencies – CDC, FDA, and the Surgeon General’s office – have been shamefully derelict in their duty to protect the health of smokers and empower them. Many of the nation’s millions of smokers would surely switch to reduced harm al
American Enterprise Institute
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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[North Dakota] AUDIO: 'Breathe ND' director says she was 'taken by surprise' by proposal to eliminate the agency

A proposal in former Gov. Jack Dalrymple's executive budget would eliminate the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy agency -- also known as "Breathe ND."... "To totally eliminate an agency that has seen such incredible results in
North Dakota Public Radio / Prairie Public Broadcasting
added Dec 19, 2016 20:00
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Leading Causes of Cancer Mortality — Caribbean Region, 2003–2013

Lung and cervical cancers are important preventable causes of morbidity and mortality in most of the Caribbean countries. Lung cancers can be prevented through primary prevention of exposure to risk factors such as smoking
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 16, 2016 22:25
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State Medicaid Expansion Tobacco Cessation Coverage and Number of Adult Smokers Enrolled in Expansion Coverage — United States, 2016

By expanding Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, 32 states have extended Medicaid cessation coverage to about 2.3 million adult smokers who were not previously eligible for Medicaid. All 32 of these states covered some cessation treatment
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:35
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Consumption of Combustible and Smokeless Tobacco — United States, 2000–2015

During 2000–2015, total combustible tobacco consumption decreased 33.5%...it was not possible to assess consumption of other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, hookah, or dissolvable tobacco, because federal taxes are not reported for those produc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:33
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Consumption of Combustible and Smokeless Tobacco — United States, 2000–2015

These changes in tobacco consumption demonstrate the importance of sustained tobacco prevention and control interventions, including price increases, comprehensive smoke-free policies, aggressive media campaigns, and increased access to cessation service
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:07
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State Medicaid Expansion Tobacco Cessation Coverage and Number of Adult Smokers Enrolled in Expansion Coverage — United States, 2016

States that have expanded Medicaid can take further steps to help smokers quit by covering proven cessation treatments more fully, removing barriers to accessing covered treatments, making Medicaid enrollees and their health care providers aware of these
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:07
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