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President’s Budget Devastates Nation’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives

This budget would eliminate the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, which helps lead the nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use, and dedicates no funds specifically for tobacco control. While the budget provides funding for a block grant to states for chr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Asia, China] Shows are cutting back on scenes that depict smoking

Smoking scenes have been significantly reduced in Chinese films and TV series in the past decade thanks to increasing awareness by the industry and the public, according to a new survey by the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control. Running against the
China Daily (cn)
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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[Illinois] Mayor Emanuel Accepts National Award Recognizing City's Health Policies

The Emanuel Administration has stood strong supporting initiatives that improve youth health like implementing the toughest, most comprehensive anti-smoking strategy in the country, instituting the highest cigarette tax in the country, and raising the ag
City of Chicago
added May 24, 2017 03:08
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[Indiana] VIDEO: Henderson Officials Pass Smoking Ban Ordianance

The Board of Commissioners voted to prohibit smoking within 15 feet of playgrounds and water features in city parks. It also includes a ban on e-cigarettes and vapors where cigarettes are not allowed. Another ordinance allows special event organizers t
WTVW Fox 7 (Evansville, IN)
added May 24, 2017 02:32
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Tobacco Product Use Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco use differs among subgroups of sexual minority youth, with lesbians and bisexual girls having a higher prevalence of tobacco use than their straight peers. Heterogeneity of tobacco use across distinct sexual identity groups underscores the need to
Pediatrics
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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tobacco and cancer: what are the survival rates?

Nearly 30 percent of cancer deaths in the country can be attributed to tobacco use, according to the 2017 Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer from the American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National C
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 23, 2017 12:35
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Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Pediatric Healthcare Visits and Hospitalizations

Conclusions High SHSe is associated with increased healthcare utilization. The emergency department and inpatient settings are important venues in which to routinely offer cessation and SHSe reduction interventions.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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[New Jersey] Danielsen & McKeon Bill to Ban Smokeless Tobacco from Public Schools Gains Assembly Panel Approval

“This bill would make it clear to students that using any form of tobacco comes with serious health consequences.” The bill (A-493) would prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco in any area of any building of, or on the grounds of, any public school, accor
TAPinto.net
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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How e-cigarette ads might sway teens to try tobacco products

When non-smoking teens see ads for e-cigarettes, and are curious about the products advertised, perhaps even identifying with a favorite brand, they might also be more susceptible to taking up cigarettes, a new study finds. For the study, researchers sho
Reuters
added May 23, 2017 01:10
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Receptivity to Tobacco Advertising and Susceptibility to Tobacco Products

A large proportion of US adolescent never tobacco users are receptive to tobacco advertising, with television advertising for e-cigarettes having the highest recall. Receptivity to advertising for each non–cigarette tobacco product was associated with su
Pediatrics
added May 23, 2017 00:55
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