Headlines Tagged with Teen Smoking/Youth — 46,353 headlines found
A new survey of eighth- and 11th-graders in Multnomah County found one out of six has tried the new flavored cigars or flavored chewing tobacco. One in 10 smokes a hookah — a water pipe typically filled with flavored tobacco. “It’s not really an acciden
Sep 26, 2013 Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:22
Instead of smoking cigarettes, some students are chewing tobacco, or smoking cigars or flavored tobacco from a hookah, according to the American Lung Association in Ohio. But these students who are expanding their tobacco use aren't just high school stu
Apr 29, 2013 Willoughby (OH) News-Herald
added Apr 29, 2013 14:34
Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
Aug 10, 2012 TIME Magazine
added Aug 12, 2012 18:55
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz today announced the approval of legislation that would further protect children and young adults from the detrimental effects of secondhand smoke by prohibiting smoking within 100 feet of e
Jun 19, 2012 Saugerties (NY) Post-Star
added Jun 19, 2012 15:18
Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Nov 16, 2014 Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
[Florida] Jurors Hold Philip Morris And R.J. Reynolds Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy
jury in federal court in Florida today returned a verdict of $41.1 million against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for conspiring for decades to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes...Kerrivan, a r
Oct 22, 2014 Business Wire
added Oct 25, 2014 21:27
The vapour electronic cigarettes produce is all but odourless and, many argue, far, far safer than tobacco smoke for users and anyone within second-hand range. While odourless, however, so called e-cigarettes are producing the stench of controversy as th
Apr 20, 2014 Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:27
Today, e-cigarettes and cigars are being manufactured, marketed and sold without any FDA regulations. No warning labels, no disclosure of ingredients, no requirement for safe manufacturing practice, no advertising restrictions. ... ATS calls on the FDA t
Sep 20, 2013 Newswise
added Sep 23, 2013 04:47
What this means is that, as a matter of law in Massachusetts, any cigarette sold that addicts or maintains the nicotine addiction of consumers is defective. That would include just about every cigarette sold in Massachusetts.
Jun 11, 2013 Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 11, 2013 13:58
According to the 2011 N.C. Youth Tobacco Survey, the state's middle school smoking rate dropped to 4.2 percent in 2011. During that time, the high school rate dropped to 15.5 percent.
Aug 2, 2012 Richmond County (NC) Daily Journal
added Aug 2, 2012 12:52