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Characteristics of Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2015

Comprehensive and sustained strategies are warranted to prevent and reduce the use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, among U.S. youths. Monitoring the characteristics of e-cigarette use among youths, including product types, brands, and in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:25
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US Spending on Personal Health Care and Public Health, 1996-2013

Although a great deal of health burden is attributable to obesity and tobacco, the treatment of these 2 risk factors was not among the top 20 conditions of spending. Growth rates on spending for both of these risk factors were comparable with growth rates
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Dec 27, 2016 17:35
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[North Carolina] Traditional cigarette smoking drops to historic low among teens

A 2016 study by the University of Michigan determined that the use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by teenagers had dropped slightly after surging during 2014 and 2015.
Morganton (NC) News Herald
added Dec 18, 2016 19:10
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Leading Causes of Cancer Mortality — Caribbean Region, 2003–2013

Lung and cervical cancers are important preventable causes of morbidity and mortality in most of the Caribbean countries. Lung cancers can be prevented through primary prevention of exposure to risk factors such as smoking
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 16, 2016 22:25
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State Medicaid Expansion Tobacco Cessation Coverage and Number of Adult Smokers Enrolled in Expansion Coverage — United States, 2016

By expanding Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act, 32 states have extended Medicaid cessation coverage to about 2.3 million adult smokers who were not previously eligible for Medicaid. All 32 of these states covered some cessation treatment
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:35
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Consumption of Combustible and Smokeless Tobacco — United States, 2000–2015

During 2000–2015, total combustible tobacco consumption decreased 33.5%...it was not possible to assess consumption of other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, hookah, or dissolvable tobacco, because federal taxes are not reported for those produc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:33
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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 18 Years Later (PDF) (142pp)

This year’s report finds, once again, that nearly every state gets a failing grade and is spending only a miniscule portion of tobacco revenues to fight tobacco use and the enormous public health problems it causes...are spending less than two cents of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:46
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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
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Marijuana is now more popular among teens than tobacco or e-cigarettes

“Now we have more teenagers smoking marijuana than cigarettes,” Dr. Nora Volkow, the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, said in an interview. “If you ask if they smoke, they think you mean marijuana,” she said.
statnews.com
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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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
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