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Tobacco Use

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  • Move over tobacco: U.S. teens now prefer e-cigarettes, study finds

    Move over tobacco: U.S. teens now prefer e-cigarettes, study finds
    Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional cigarettes as the most popular smoking device among American teens, researchers reported Tuesday.
  • U.S. teens' use of alcohol, cigarettes at 40-year low, study finds

    Fewer U.S. teenagers are consuming alcohol or smoking cigarettes than at any time in at least 40 years, although their use of many illicit drugs remains steady, according to a national study released on Tuesday. Growing peer disapproval may be a top...

    Study offers support for the notion of e-cigarettes as a gateway drug

    Study offers support for the notion of e-cigarettes as a gateway drug
    Do e-cigarettes lure teens into a world of vice that turns them into smokers of regular cigarettes? This is the big fear of anti-smoking activists, and new data from Hawaii suggest they may be right. A survey of 1,941 ninth- and 10th-graders from Oahu...

    Law prevents youth e-cigarette access, but use on rise

    On Oct. 1, Connecticut joined 27 other states in banning e-cigarette sales to minors. That common-sense approach was supported by tobacco industry representatives as well as public health officials. The law lays out fines and timelines for anyone selling,...

    CDC: Fewer than 18% of American adults smoke cigarettes, a new low

    CDC: Fewer than 18% of American adults smoke cigarettes, a new low
    The proportion of American adults who smoke cigarettes has hit a new low, new federal data show. And among those who do smoke, fewer are lighting up every day, and even they are smoking fewer cigarettes. A national health survey conducted by the Centers...