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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.
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37

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

Vaping, hookah use by US teens declines for first time (PDF)

the percentage of U.S. teens who vape declined in 2016—the first significant reversal of a rapid rise in adolescent vaping. The rate grew from nearzero levels of use in 2011 to one of the most common forms of adolescent substance use by 2015, researchers
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 13, 2016 19:05
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 13, 2016 19:01

[UK] Smoking mums-to-be: Figures reveal where in the capital most mums smoke during pregnancy

Greenwich has the highest rate of smoking during pregnancy in the capital - two percent less than the national average, new figures reveal. Some 8.6 per cent of the borough’s mums-to-be are smokers when they give birth to their child, according to the O
Sutton Guardian (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 21:39

[Europe] Sweden at bottom of EU smoking table

About one in every four people aged 15 or older living in the EU is a tobacco smoker, and about one in five is exposed to passive smoking, according to a eurostat news release citing data from the most recent European Health Interview Survey (EHIS).
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 9, 2016 13:18

Consumption of Combustible and Smokeless Tobacco — United States, 2000–2015

These changes in tobacco consumption demonstrate the importance of sustained tobacco prevention and control interventions, including price increases, comprehensive smoke-free policies, aggressive media campaigns, and increased access to cessation service
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:07

State Medicaid Expansion Tobacco Cessation Coverage and Number of Adult Smokers Enrolled in Expansion Coverage — United States, 2016

States that have expanded Medicaid can take further steps to help smokers quit by covering proven cessation treatments more fully, removing barriers to accessing covered treatments, making Medicaid enrollees and their health care providers aware of these
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 8, 2016 21:07

How Transparent are Think Tanks about Who Funds Them 2016? A survey of 200 think tanks in 47 countries worldwide

HIGHLY OPAQUE Earth Institute * Hoover Institution * Hudson Institute * Open Society Foundations
Transparify (ge)
added Dec 8, 2016 03:10

[Europe] In Greece's Tobacco Culture, Passive Smoke a Serious Problem

Nearly two-thirds of Greeks are inhaling someone else's tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union in exposing its people to the health risks of passive smoking. The European Union's statistical office Eurostat s
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2016 17:00
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