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the rate of electronic cigarette use among teens now exceeds that of conventional cigarettes, according to a new statewide survey.About 6.5 percent of Virginia teens who took the 2017 Virginia Youth Survey were defined as current smokers, meaning they rep
Given the high concurrent use of tobacco and other substances,1 it is important to monitor the substances youth use in e-cigarettes… This study estimates the national prevalence of self-reported cannabis use in e-cigarettes among US middle and high scho
The “gateway pattern” of adolescent substance use is changing, and marijuana is increasingly the first substance in the sequence of adolescent drug use, according researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Traditionally, stude
Our Facebook audience shared their opinions about the FDA’s plan to ban menthol cigarettes and cigars from retail and prohibit all e-cig flavors outside of tobacco, menthol and mint. Here is what two readers had to say about it:
FDA must move as quickly as possible to propose, finalize and implement the necessary regulations. If the FDA does so, it will be truly historic action to stop the tobacco industry from using flavored products to target and addict children, African Americ
Scott Gottlieb, M.D. “We’ve taken new steps to ultimately render combustible cigarettes minimally or non-addictive and to advance a framework to encourage innovation of potentially less harmful products such as e-cigarettes for adults who still seek acces
One in three medics would not recommend e-cigarettes to smokers, with quarter unsure if they are any safer than smoking, polling suggests. The survey of more than 500 cancer specialists, GPs and nurses found more than half said they did not know enough
while the maker of the e-cigarette JUUL claims it is “only for adults,” new Truth Initiative® research shows that teenagers are more likely to use the device than older age groups. In fact, 15- to 17-year-olds have over 16 times greater odds of being c
Brad Rodu, a professor of medicine at the University of Louisville and an anti-smoking advocate, compared Altria’s support for raising the minimum age to 21 to the Alcohol21 campaign of the 1980s. “That effort succeeded in reducing rates of teen alcohol
This year, 8.1 percent of high school students reported smoking cigarettes, up from 7.6 percent last year….One e-cigarette brand in particular, Juul, has become a target of parents, teachers and now regulators.