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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2015 National Health Interview Survey (PDF) (120 pp)

• For 2015, the percentage of adults aged 18 and over who were current cigarette smokers was 15.1% (95% confidence interval = 14.46%–15.72%), which was lower than the 2014 estimate of 16.8%. • The prevalence of current cigarette smoking among U.S. ad
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 24, 2016 23:11
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[North Carolina] Adult smoking rate drops to another historic low of 15.1 percent in 2015

The rate of 15.1 percent, or about 37.4 million adults, represents more proof of declining smoking, considering the rate was 16.8 percent in 2014, 20.9 percent in 2005 and 24.7 percent in 1997. The CDC issued an early release of data from the 2015 Nation
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 24, 2016 22:51
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U.S. smoking rate does something it hasn't in years

The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before. The rate of smoking among adults in the U.S. fell to 15 percent last year thanks to the biggest one-year decline in more than 20 years, according to a new government report. The r
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2016 21:18
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[California] Medical marijuana exempt from “no smoking” law?

And smoke is smoke, as the organization sees a new bill that would allow California landlords to ban or restrict medical marijuana smoking — just as a state law let them do with tobacco in 2012. “Secondhand marijuana smoke contains many of the same toxi
San Diego (CA) Reader
added May 24, 2016 15:45
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[California] Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit

The family of Tony Gwynn, a baseball Hall of Famer who died of salivary gland cancer in 2014, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against the tobacco industry, charging that Gwynn had been manipulated into the addiction to smokeless tobacco that ultima
New York Times
added May 24, 2016 13:11
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[UK-Scotland] Young people unaware of health risks of fruit-flavoured Shisha pipes

GROWING numbers of school pupils in Glasgow are experimenting with shisha pipes because they mistakenly believe it it safer than cigarettes, evidence shows. Health campaigners said the fruit flavours of the tobacco such as apple, strawberry, mint and co
Evening Times (uk)
added May 24, 2016 13:07
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U.S. e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow: Reuters/Ipsos poll

This year, however, a growing percentage of participants expressed negative attitudes toward e-cigarettes. Forty-seven percent of respondents said vaping was not healthier than smoking conventional cigarettes compared with 38 percent who felt that way a y
Reuters
added May 24, 2016 13:05
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Minimum Ages of Legal Access for Tobacco in the United States From 1863 to 2015.

industry’s political advocacy reflects its assessment that recruiting youth smokers is critical to its survival. The increasing evidence on tobacco addiction suggests that restoring MLAs to 21 years would reduce smoking initiation and prevalence, particu
American Journal of Public Health
added May 23, 2016 18:52
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Europe lifts warning on Pfizer smoking cessation drug

European regulators have lifted a warning on Pfizer's smoking cessation drug Champix - called Chantix in the United States - after a clinical study concluded it did not appear to increase the risk of neuropsychiatric side effects.
Reuters
added May 23, 2016 18:45
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[Florida] GRAHAM v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, et al.: EN BANC BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION AS AMICUS CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS, URGING REVERSAL (PDF) (40pp)

Defendants deserve to have their preemption arguments evaluated on the best available evidence of an actual conflict, not based on an a priori presumption that bears no apparent relation to that question.
Amazon CloudFront
added May 23, 2016 17:17
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