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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
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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
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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
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New CDC Study Finds Growing Use of Smokeless Tobacco by High School Athletes, Shows Need to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

These trends are no accident. The harmful example set by Major League baseball players who use smokeless tobacco contributes directly to this problem, as does tobacco marketing that tells teenage boys they can’t be real men unless they chew or dip.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 3, 2015 19:18
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[California, Massachusetts] Boston City Council Votes to Take Tobacco Out of Baseball, Including Historic Fenway Park

Boston joins San Francisco in making all baseball stadiums tobacco-free, with both ordinances scheduled to take effect before the 2016 season (San Francisco on January 1 and Boston on April 1). These great baseball cities have set a powerful example that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 2, 2015 14:38
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[Asia, India] Rotary organizes “Dr Madan Kapre's horror show” about ill-effects of tobacco

Rotary Club of Nagpur South organized a programme to create awareness about the ill-effects of consumption of tobacco, kharra, gutkha, supari (betel nut) for teachers of Eklavya Ekal Vidyalaya. Dr Madan Kapre, a senior ENT surgeon of city working against
Times of India
added Aug 31, 2015 20:48
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With tobacco, what you don't know can kill you sooner

Half of U.S. adults believe e-cigarettes to be just as harmful as traditional cigarettes...For people who continue to smoke, there are better alternatives to cigarettes that, while still hazardous, aren’t as lethal. For nonsmokers considering taking up t
University of Buffalo
added Aug 31, 2015 20:42
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Young Adults’ Risk Perceptions of Various Tobacco Products Relative to Cigarettes: Results From the National Young Adult Health Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

The public’s views of comparative tobacco risk perceptions vary widely by tobacco product type and age-group. While “less risky” perceptions may be associated with product use, perceptions that products are “more risky” than cigarettes may not necessarily
Health Education & Behavior
added Aug 31, 2015 13:51
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Determination of the Period Covered by a No-TobaccoSale Order and Compliance With an Order: Guidance for Tobacco Retailers (PDF)

describes FDA’s current thinking with respect to imposing a no-tobacco-sale order (NTSO) on a retailer who has committed repeated violations...including FDA’s “Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco to Protec
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 31, 2015 10:45
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