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Inequalities in tobacco outlet density by race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status, 2012, USA: results from the ASPiRE Study

Data from a large sample of US counties and results from 2 techniques to address spatial dependence strengthen evidence of inequalities in tobacco outlet density by race and income. Further research is needed to understand the underlying mechanisms in ord
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Mar 16, 2017 21:31

Flavored Tobacco Product Use in Youth and Adults: Findings From the First Wave of the PATH Study (2013–2014) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions These results add to the evidence base that flavored tobacco products may attract young users and serve as starter products to regular tobacco use.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 16, 2017 21:26

widespread use of flavored products in young tobacco users

Eighty percent of youth tobacco users (ages 12 to 17) and 73 percent of young adult smokers (ages 18 to 24) use flavored tobacco, according to a new study led by the Schroeder Institute® for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies at Truth Initiative® and su
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:24

[Massachusetts] Tobacco Free initiative to survey Tufts community

Tufts Tobacco Free, a campus initiative that is looking to make the Medford/Somerville campus tobacco-free, plans to survey the Tufts community about its proposed tobacco ban, according to Jennifer Allen, a professor of community health and faculty consul
The Tufts Daily
added Mar 16, 2017 18:01

Governor Cuomo Announces Record Low Youth Smoking Rate in New York

"These startling numbers demonstrate both the overwhelming success of New York's anti-smoking programs – which have led to record ‎low teen cigarette use – and the need to close dangerous loopholes that leave e-cigarettes unregulated," Governor Cuomo sai
Office of the Governor (NY)
added Mar 15, 2017 22:04

[New York] Youth Cigarette Use at All‐Time Low, ENDS Use Doubles (PDF)

 Cigarette smoking among high school age youth use declined by 84% between 2000 and 2016 achieving an all‐time low of 4.3% that report current smoking (past 30‐day).  In contrast, use of ENDS among high school age youth doubled between 2014 and 2016 fro
New York State Department of Health
added Mar 15, 2017 21:30
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[New York] Teen smoking is down, but a troubling trend emerges

high school student smoking rate in 2016 was the lowest on record at 4.3 percent, down from 27 percent in 2000. But the use of e-cigarettes skyrocketed: Nearly 21 percent of students said they used e-cigarettes last year compared to 11 percent who said t
Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin
added Mar 15, 2017 21:23

E-cigarette use soars among New York high school students

While cigarette smoking among New York high school students is at a record low, electronic cigarette use among this age group is soaring, according to the state Health Department. E-cigarette use nearly doubled among high schoolers from 10.5 percent in
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Mar 15, 2017 21:22

Lawmaker wants flavored e-cigarettes banned in New York State as use in high schools rises

State Sen. Brad Hoylman, a Democrat, said flavored e-cigarettes are a “gateway drug” that eventually leads users, especially teens, to traditional cigarettes. “Kids are attracted to the numerous flavors that the cigarette companies are selling, such as
New York Daily News
added Mar 15, 2017 20:55

EXCLUSIVE: E-cigs craze sparks smoking surge in New York high schools

They’re smokin’ in the boy’s room again, only now, they’re puffing electronic cigarettes. A new state Health Department survey reveals the percentage of high school students who used e-cigs has nearly doubled, from 10.5% in 2014 to 20.6% in 2016, the Da
New York Daily News
added Mar 15, 2017 20:54
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