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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
added Mar 1, 2018 13:44

Know what you’re vaping

t. Smoking vape oils containing CBD ingredients is a violation of Article 112a of the Uniform Code of Military Justice and is unlawful for military members to use, possess, or transfer such controlled substances. “The Air Force will not tolerate the ill
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Mar 1, 2018 03:14

LUNG FORCE: State of Lung Cancer

States must do more to protect their residents from lung cancer. How does YOUR state rank?
American Lung Association
added Feb 28, 2018 14:51

States with strong tobacco control measures have fewer e-cigarette users

States with robust tobacco control policies and regulations, such as smoke free air laws and taxes on cigarettes, not only have fewer cigarette users but also fewer e-cigarette users, according to research from NYU School of Medicine and the NYU College
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added Feb 28, 2018 13:01

Evaluating State-Level Differences in E-cigarette and Cigarette Use Among Adults in the United States Between 2012 and 2014: Findings From the National Adult Tobacco Survey

e-cigarette use was highest in Oklahoma (10.3%) and lowest in Delaware (2.7%)...Enforcing existing tobacco control measures likely interacts with e-cigarette use despite being cigarette-focused. Continuing to monitor e-cigarette use is critical to establi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:13

CTP Connect—February 2018

This newsletter serves as a digest of the latest announcements and stories out of CTP / Science, Public Education Among Key Components in FDA’s Tobacco Regulatory Strategy This year marks three decades since the 1988 Surgeon General’s report, The Health
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 27, 2018 14:59

[Mississippi] SCRUGGS: The Oxford Man Who Brought Down Big Tobacco Asks: Are Opioids the New Tobacco?

Editor’s Note: Dick Scruggs, the attorney who brought down Big Tobacco, draws a parallel between cigarette and opioid litigation in this piece written for a law publication. Is the rising spate of opioid litigation comparable to the litigation that resul (Oxford, MS)
added Feb 25, 2018 16:31

[Iowa] The NRTI urges physicians to endorse the use of safer tobacco alternatives

The NTRI who amongst its members boasts renowned anti-smoking advocate Derek Yach and the Attorney General of Iowa, Tom Miller, pointed out that a recent report by the US’ National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), indicates that
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01

Tobacco industry’s T.O.T.A.L. interference [FREE FULL TEXT]

of Tobacco Outlets launched a website in 2016 that encourages retailers and policy makers to oppose regulating the tobacco retail environment.1 2 T.O.T.A.L., an acronym for Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look, features talking points for defeating U.S
Tobacco Control
added Feb 23, 2018 18:37

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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