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Current Tobacco Smoking and Desire to Quit Smoking Among Students Aged 13–15 Years — Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 61 Countries, 2012–2015

data from 61 countries from 2012 to 2015 revealed that the median current tobacco smoking prevalence among students aged 13–15 years was 10.7%. Tobacco smoking prevalence differed by gender and varied across countries. In the majority of countries, over 5
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 25, 2017 22:43
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Announcement: World No Tobacco Day — May 31, 2017

This year, the theme for World No Tobacco Day is “Tobacco — a Threat to Development” (2). To support this theme, WHO is calling for activities that include international collaboration highlighting the links between the use of tobacco products, tobacco c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 25, 2017 22:29
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[Pennsylvania] FAUST: Secondhand smoke causes problems

Almost half (46.8 percent) of Black nonsmokers in the United States are exposed to secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke exposure is higher among people with low incomes. two out of every 5 (43.2 percent) nonsmokers who lived below the poverty level were ex
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added May 23, 2017 12:52
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Cancer Prevention & Early Detection: Facts & Figures 2017-2018 (PDF) (76pp)

Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has increased rapidly, especially among youth. Among high school students, the prevalence of current e-cigarette use increased from <2% in 2011 to 16% in 2015. Among adults, 4% were current e-cigarette users in
American Cancer Society
added May 18, 2017 17:46
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Report released on cancer prevention, early detection

American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Facts & Figures shows that smoking and obesity are still significant risk factors for cancer...in 2015 that 15 percent of adults in the United States were current cigarette smokers, but that sm
UPI
added May 18, 2017 17:25
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Too Many Americans Still Go Without Cancer Screenings

the American Cancer Society's new report detailed promising news in the prevention of cancer. For example, smoking has continued to decline. In 2015, only 15 percent of adults smoked cigarettes. Smoking among high school students fell from 29 percent in
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 18, 2017 16:03
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[UK] Here's what health chiefs are doing to stop pregnant women smoking in Stockton and Hartlepool

They recently secured funding to help to further reduce smoking among pregnant women and their families, which will be spent on educational materials and will fund a project worker to work with families to try and offer motivational support.
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:40
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How High Are Cigarette Taxes in Your State?

For this week’s map, we look at state cigarette tax rates across the country, which are levied on top of the $1.0066 federal rate per 20-pack of cigarettes. As of 2014, taxes accounted for almost half of the retail cost of a pack of cigarettes.
Tax Foundation
added May 13, 2017 01:44
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Legislation

Food and Drugs Act of 1906 First federal food and drug law No express reference to tobacco products . . . Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) of 1938 Superseded 1906 Act Definition of a "drug" includes "articles intended for use in the diagnosis
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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Regulation

1967 Federal Communications Commission rules that the Fairness Doctrine (an attempt to ensure that all coverage of controversial issues by a broadcast station be balanced and fair) applies to cigarette advertising. Stations broadcasting cigarette commerc
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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