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[New York] Kirsten Gillibrand, Long a Champion of Women, Finds the Nation Joining Her

Ms. Gillibrand looked back at him, plainly bored by her elected company. She had not smoked since she became a mother, she told him. And yet. “I need a cigarette,” Ms. Gillibrand joked, adding an expletive her sons are not supposed to hear.
New York Times
added Dec 16, 2017 20:28
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Sales Trends in Price-Discounted Cigarettes, Large Cigars, Little Cigars, and Cigarillos—United States, 2011–2016

These findings highlight the use of price discounts by tobacco manufacturers to reduce the cost of cigarettes, large cigars, little cigars, and cigarillos to consumers. These sales patterns underscore the importance of sustained efforts to implement evid
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 16, 2017 15:18
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Teen Smoking Drops to Historic Lows, but Pot Use is Up

Marijuana use and vaping have become more common than cigarette smoking among teens, with lifetime smoking rates among 12th graders falling below 10% for the first time since the annual survey began 43 years ago.
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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Vuse falls further behind Juul on e-cig sales

The gap continued to widen during November between Juul, the new top-selling U.S. electronic cigarette, and Vuse of R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co., according to Nielsen data. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog said Tuesday that Juul jumped to a 40 pe
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 15, 2017 03:16
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[Missouri] Free help to quit smoking, HUD rule makes public housing smoke-free by July 31

In advance of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s smoke-free housing rule requiring all public housing to be smoke-free by July 31, 2018, the American Lung Association in Missouri, with support from the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Fou
St. Louis American Newspaper
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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Monitoring the Future Revised December 2017: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs

NIH’s 2017 Monitoring the Future survey shows both vaping and marijuana are more popular than traditional cigarettes or pain reliever misuse
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 14, 2017 18:01
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Smoking, drinking and drug abuse decline among U.S. teens, who prefer pot and vaping, study finds

Cigarettes labelled as lights, milds, or low-tar -- also known as high-ventilation (light) cigarettes -- are generally considered to have a lighter, less pronounced flavour, lower levels of tar, nicotine, or other chemicals than regular cigarettes. They
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 19 Years Later

Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money. Since the states settled their lawsuits against the majo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:20
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New Report: States Shortchange Tobacco Prevention Programs Proven to Save Lives and Health Care Dollars

The states this year will collect a record $27.5 billion in revenue from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend less than 3 percent of it – $721.6 million – on programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:15
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National Report: Missouri Ranks 49th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Missouri is spending just $48,500 this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is less than one-tenth of one percent of the $72.9 million recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2017 23:57
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