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[Vermont] History Space: VT battled to reduce tobacco use

Fifty years ago almost half of Vermont adults smoked. Today that number is 18 percent. At one time close to 35 percent of high school kids in Vermont smoked cigarettes, today that number is closer to nine percent. Thirty years ago, Vermonters smoked in r
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Nov 20, 2018 18:54
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HAHN/GOULD: Lung Cancer Screening and Smoking Cessation: Never Too Early or Too Late

Lung cancer risk prediction models incorporate multiple factors beyond age and smoking history (11). However, results from these individualized approaches may not align with health insurance coverage policies. As the authors note, there are valid concerns
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Nov 18, 2018 20:53
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E-cigarette Use and Subsequent Smoking Frequency Among Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Tobacco control policy to reduce adolescent use of both e-cigarettes and cigarettes is needed to prevent progression to more frequent tobacco use patterns and reduce combustible cigarette use (with or without concurrent e-cigarette use) to l
Pediatrics
added Nov 9, 2018 20:53
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[New York] Lift the fog: Smoking kills. You can quit!

If anyone out there still thinks smoking is harmless, consider this: The regional cancer hospital has a robust research program bent on learning more about why some people smoke, what damage the addictive habit can cause, and which forms of tobacco and n
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59
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U.S. Smoking Rates Hit Record Low

"This new all-time low in cigarette smoking among U.S. adults is a tremendous public health accomplishment -- and it demonstrates the importance of continued proven strategies to reduce smoking," CDC Director Robert Redfield said in an agency news releas
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:48
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MYERS: Adult Smoking in U.S. Fell to Record Low 14 Percent in 2017, but There Is Much Work to Do to Reduce Smoking Among All Americans

The FDA should take several critical steps to accelerate progress: implement its plan to limit nicotine in cigarettes to minimally addictive or non-addictive levels, and apply this limit to other combustible tobacco products; require graphic health warni
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:34
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Retailers’ perspectives on selling tobacco in a low-income San Francisco neighbourhood after California’s $2 tobacco tax increase

Conclusions Small, independent retailers’ concerns, about selling tobacco and about the health and well-being of customers, suggest that such retailers may be important allies in tobacco control efforts, particularly those focused on the point-of-sale.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 9, 2018 02:20
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How worrying is it that more and more teens are using e-cigarettes?

Many are alarmed by the fast-rising popularity of vaping among teenagers in the US. But experts are divided on whether e-cigarettes should be more tightly regulated
New Scientist
added Nov 8, 2018 21:26
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Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults Lowest Ever Recorded: 14% in 2017

Scott Gottlieb, M.D. “We’ve taken new steps to ultimately render combustible cigarettes minimally or non-addictive and to advance a framework to encourage innovation of potentially less harmful products such as e-cigarettes for adults who still seek acces
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 8, 2018 21:07
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Correlates of support for a nicotine-reduction policy in smokers with 6-week exposure to very low nicotine cigarettes

Smoking VLNC cigarettes did not affect support for a nicotine reduction policy. Understanding predictors of policy support and opposition will help public health officials to maximise the public health acceptance and impact of this policy (ClinicalTrials.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 2, 2018 07:28
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