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CVS Health Marks First Anniversary of Tobacco Removal With New Data on Decision’s Impact, Extends Commitment to Creating Tobacco-Free Generation

Chief Medical Officer, CVS Health. “Today, we are excited to release new data demonstrating the positive impact our decision has had on public health overall as shown by a measurable decrease in the number of cigarette purchases across all retailers.”
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Sep 3, 2015 22:15


It’s been more than a year since the FDA signaled it was going to regulate e-cigarettes. But while the agency works on specific regulations — including banning sales to underage youth — many online e-cigarette companies are taking advantage of the regula
Truth in Advertising /
added Sep 3, 2015 22:05

High school athletes using smokeless tobacco more than non-athletes

Data from national Youth Risk Behavior Surveys (YRBS) show that while current use of combustible tobacco products (cigarettes and cigars) dropped dramatically from 2001 to 2013 among all high school students (31.5 percent to 19.5 percent), current use of
PR Newswire
added Sep 3, 2015 20:24

Combustible and Smokeless Tobacco Use Among High School Athletes — United States, 2001–2013

The differences in tobacco use among population subgroups (overall and among athletes), including the higher prevalence of both combustible tobacco and smokeless tobacco use among male students, non-Hispanic white students, and students in 11th and 12th
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 3, 2015 20:23
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[UK] Chewing Tobacco Kills More Than 250,000 People Each Year: Report

many people don't realize that smokeless tobacco is linked to more than a quarter of a million deaths worldwide each year, British researchers report. The University of York team said its analysis of data from 113 countries and other sources is the first
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 3, 2015 19:20

More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds

High school athletes may be getting the message that cigarettes are bad for their health, but the same can't be said for smokeless tobacco, a new government report shows. In fact, these young athletes were almost 80 percent more likely to use smokeless t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 3, 2015 19:20

One Year after Ending Tobacco Sales, CVS Health Reports Measurable, Positive Impact – Responsible Retailers Must Follow Their Example

call on other retailers, especially those with pharmacies such as Walmart, Walgreens and Rite Aid, to join CVS Health in ending tobacco sales. We also urge parents and other consumers concerned about health to patronize retailers that don’t sell tobacco p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 3, 2015 19:18
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We Used Makeup To Show Smokers What They Could Look Like In The Future

With the help of Dr. Hays, director of the Nicotine Dependence Center at Mayo Clinic, and a makeup artist, BuzzFeed aged three smokers to show the physical effects of a continued smoking habit.
added Sep 3, 2015 18:40
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Makeup Artist Ages Smokers To Show Them What They'll Look Like If They Don't Stop Smoking — VIDEO

BuzzFeed teamed up with a makeup artist and Dr. Taylor Hays, Director of the Nicotine Dependence Center at the Mayo Clinic to show three smokers how they will age in the next 20 to 30 years if they keep up their current smoking habits. The three particip
added Sep 3, 2015 18:39

Blu E-Cigs Targeted In Proposed Formaldehyde Class Action ($$)

An Imperial Tobacco Group PLC unit and others behind Blu brand electronic cigarettes have failed to warn consumers that the tobacco alternative contains “significant amounts” of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen, according to a proposed class action filed
added Sep 3, 2015 18:34
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