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New Resources Available with Updated Tobacco Use Data

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids has released several new resources and toll sheets with updates reflecting recently released new data. Data from the 2016 BRFSS was released by the CDC, providing state-specific adult smoking prevalence data. […]

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posted on 10/11/2017

Children of Smokers Carry Tobacco Toxins on Their Hands

Medpage Today By Salynn Boyles Children of smokers routinely carried nicotine on their hands, indicating that exposure to thirdhand smoke appears to play an important role in overall tobacco exposures among young children whose parents smoke […]

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posted on 04/06/2017

Smoking slows recovery from drug abuse

Chicago Tribune People recovering from illicit drug abuse are more likely to be successful if they don’t smoke cigarettes, a new study finds. Most illicit drug users also smoke cigarettes, but many substance abuse programs do […]

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posted on 03/27/2017

US Surgeon General Releases Youth E-Cig Report

The first lines of the December 2016 report by the U.S. Surgeon General, “E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults,” is decisive and succinct. “Tobacco use among youth and young adults in any form, including e-cigarettes, […]

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posted on 12/12/2016

Recent CDC Article Highlights Tobacco Use in MMWR

The┬áCDC released a new MMWR article on state-specific prevalence of cigarette and smokeless tobacco use among adults.┬áHere are a few of the key points from the article: Evidence-based interventions such as increasing tobacco prices, implementing comprehensive […]

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posted on 10/12/2016