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CDC: Smoke Is Clearing in U.S.

Over the last 6 years, smoking rates have fallen by 27% and bringing the decline in the previous five decades to 64%. In 1965 -- the first year that smoking prevalence data were collected -- 42.4% of adults in the U.S. smoked cigarettes. Close to one in
MedPage Today
added May 26, 2016 14:10
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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on data from the national health interview survey 2015: Current smoking (PDF)

. The percentage of current cigarette smokers was higher for men (16.7%) than for women (13.6%). . The percentage of former cigarette smokers was higher for men (25.0%) than for women (18.9%). . The percentage of those who had never smoked cigarettes w
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 25, 2016 14:54
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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2015 National Health Interview Survey (PDF) (120 pp)

• For 2015, the percentage of adults aged 18 and over who were current cigarette smokers was 15.1% (95% confidence interval = 14.46%–15.72%), which was lower than the 2014 estimate of 16.8%. • The prevalence of current cigarette smoking among U.S. ad
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 24, 2016 23:11
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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2015 National Health Interview Survey

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 24, 2016 22:59
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Report on Tobacco Control for the Region of the Americas: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: 10 Years Later (PDF) (148 pp)

30 out of the 35 countries of the Region are Parties to the FCTC, only six countries have implemented at least four of the main measures of the FCTC at its highest level...Countries that have implemented comprehensive tobacco control measures have shown i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:23
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FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes: The What, When, and Warnings

final rule extending its regulation of "tobacco products" to include electronic cigarettes and similar products, sometimes called Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS). Specifically, the regulations will apply to vaporizers, vape pens, hookah pens,
JD Supra, LLC
added May 19, 2016 03:27
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HAAR: 4 Takeaways From FDA’s Long-Term Nicotine Study

1. Regular E-Cig Use is Still Low in Adults and Minors / 2. Cig Use Is All or Nothing / 3. E-Cig Use Is Most Prominent Among Current Smokers / 4. Minors Get Tobacco From Social Sources, Not Retailers
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 12, 2016 15:05
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Smoking In 2016: Infographic Shows How Far We’ve Come In The Fight Against Smoking Cigarettes

The infographic below was provided by Purplebox Vapors, which may raise some concerns about bias, so here’s an article comparing the dangers of electronic and regular cigarettes. While many studies have shown e-cigarettes can be just as dangerous, if not
Medical Daily
added May 12, 2016 14:35
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Smoking Behavior and Healthcare Expenditure in the United States, 1992–2009: Panel Data Estimates [FREE FULL TEXT]

Changes in healthcare expenditure appear quickly after changes in smoking behavior. A 10% relative drop in smoking in every state is predicted to be followed by an expected $63 billion reduction (in 2012 US dollars) in healthcare expenditure the next yea
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 11, 2016 02:23
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key facts about tobacco use in lgbt community

LGB youth are twice as likely to smoke a cigarette before they are 13 years old. LGBT smokers are more likely to smoke menthols. Smoking rates among lesbian and bisexual women are higher than for straight women.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 9, 2016 15:27
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