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Cigar warnings: Do teens believe them?

Less than 50 percent of surveyed teens found it 'very believable' that cigars are not a safe alternative to cigarettes, according to a first-of-its-kind UNC School of Medicine study
added Dec 29, 2016 12:43

NIH-Funded Survey Reports Decline in Vaping and Use of Hookahs, Cigarettes by Teens

Monitoring the Future (MTF), a survey funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse has found that vaping among adolescents has declined over the past year. The survey also reported a decline in the use of hookahs and cig
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Dec 17, 2016 06:53

More Adults Can Legally Smoke Pot—but the Kids Aren't So Interested / The reason, researchers suggest: Fewer of them smoke cigarettes.

"There's long been a debate within the field about tobacco and cigarette smoking as a gateway effect...Once kids don't smoke ever in their life, and we've seen substantial declines, it seems like they don't progress to the other drugs."
Bloomberg News
added Dec 17, 2016 03:41

Drinking, drug use largely down among U.S. teens in 2016

In 2016, 1.8 percent of high school seniors smoked half a pack or more of tobacco cigarettes per day, compared with 10.7 percent in 1991.
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41

Teens are cutting back on drugs, alcohol, smoking and even electronic cigarettes, study finds

“The fact that we see this decline in all three grades – eighth, 10th and 12th – signals to us that it’s pretty robust and that it isn’t just a blip,” said Richard Miech...It’s not clear why fewer students used e-cigarettes in 2016 than in 2015. Teens don
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 14, 2016 16:56

Teen use of any illicit drug other than marijuana at new low, same true for alcohol (PDF)

Declines in cigarette smoking and certain other forms of tobacco use also occurred among teens in 2016, continuing an important and now longterm trend in the use of cigarettes.
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 13, 2016 19:08

Vaping, hookah use by US teens declines for first time (PDF)

the percentage of U.S. teens who vape declined in 2016—the first significant reversal of a rapid rise in adolescent vaping. The rate grew from nearzero levels of use in 2011 to one of the most common forms of adolescent substance use by 2015, researchers
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 13, 2016 19:05

[USA] Study shows effectiveness of testimonial warning labels on tobacco products

found that warning labels featuring photos of real smokers who were harmed by their habit are more effective in getting smokers to quit than the text-only labels currently in use. At least 77 nations around the world use images as a part of their cigarett
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 13, 2016 14:58

[Asia] VIDEO: China smoking ban faces staunch opposition

The government faces a big challenge as tobacco is deeply ingrained in Chinese society. BBC News went to meet a group of friends who are unapologetic smokers.
BBC Online
added Dec 13, 2016 14:56
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