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State of Tobacco Control 2016: Progress in Peril

found that policymakers in Washington, D.C., and across the country are still failing to take action to end tobacco-caused death and disease...nearly 1 in 4 kids use tobacco products, and that a dramatic increase in youth use of tobacco products other tha
American Lung Association
added Feb 3, 2016 14:00

[Canada] Wholesale Sales Data

Since 2001 tobacco companies have been required by federal law to provide, to Health Canada, annual reports of their wholesale sales of cigarettes, domestic and imported, and fine cut tobacco. These reports are available nationally and provincially for w
Health Canada
added Feb 3, 2016 00:44

Adolescent Electronic-Cigarette Use in Alaska, 2015 (PDF)

1. Health care providers should screen their adolescent patients for e-cigarette use. 2. Health care providers should emphasize that e-cigarette use has not been thoroughly researched to know the short- or long-term effects. Moreover, users are at ri
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
added Jan 27, 2016 19:11

Smoking Costs Americans $326 Billion A Year

tobacco use in the U.S. leads to around 500,000 premature deaths every year and has total societal costs of at least $326 billion annually. Moreover, according to government data, smoking-related illnesses have led to over 20 million deaths in the U.S. s
added Jan 20, 2016 02:23

The True Cost of Smoking by State

In light of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week and to encourage the more than 66 million tobacco users in the U.S. to kick the dangerous habit, WalletHub’s analysts gauged the true per-person cost of smoking in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia
added Jan 19, 2016 15:53

[UK] Latest Statistics

STS140122 11/01/2016 Electronic cigarettes in England - latest trends
Smoking in England (uk)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:48

How to Tell What's Going to Kill You

What should you fear? The answers are different at each stage of life—and vary dramatically...This isn’t a perfect simulation...people born today are probably far less likely to die of lung cancer than current 80-year-olds, thanks to the decline in smoki
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 10, 2016 20:14

Cancer statistics, 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Researchers recently estimated that tobacco control efforts adopted in the wake of the first Surgeon General's report on smoking and health in 1964 have resulted in 8 million fewer premature smoking-related deaths, one-third of which are due to cancer.[55
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
added Jan 9, 2016 12:27

Vital Signs: Exposure to Electronic Cigarette Advertising Among Middle School and High School Students — United States, 2014

Exposure to e-cigarette advertisements might contribute to increased use of e-cigarettes among youths. Multiple approaches are warranted to reduce youth e-cigarette use and exposure to e-cigarette advertisements, including efforts to reduce youth access t
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:01

E-cigarette Ads and Youth

About 2.4 million middle and high school students were current (past 30-day) users of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, in 2014. Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine, which causes addiction, may harm brain development, and could lead to continued tob
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:00
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