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Earl Gregg Swem Library

At A Glance for 2014: America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being

http://www.childstats.gov/pdf/ac2014/ac_14.pdf

Statistical snapshot of key indicators of child well-being in the areas of economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, and education.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

 

Tobacco Product Use Among Adults: United States, 2012-2013

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6325a3.htm

Finds that significant declines in cigarette smoking over the past 5 decades have declined in recent years and the prevalence of use of other types of smoking products have not changed.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Tobacco Product Regulation: Most FDA Spending Funded Public Education, Regulatory Science, and Compliance and Enforcement Activities

Categories: Laws/Regulations,Smoking/Tobacco

http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/664279.pdf

Reports on how the Food and Drug Administration spent tobacco user fees granted to the agency by the 2009 Tobacco Control Act and any challenges the agency encountered in using its authorities.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data from the 2013 National Health Interview Survey

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/earlyrelease201406.pdf

Provides estimates for 15 selected health measures and trends from 1997 through 2012 for comparison.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Working Adults, United States, 2005 and 2010

Categories: Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Smoking/Tobacco

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6322a1.htm

Found no significant difference in the prevalence of smokeless tobacco use among workers from 2005 to 2010 despite the known risk of cancer.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

FDA Proposes to Extend its Tobacco Authority to Additional Tobacco Products, including E-Cigarettes

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Smoking/Tobacco,Youth

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm394667.htm

Agency press release explaining intent and extent of proposed regulations that would expand federal authority to cover additional tobacco products including e-cigarettes.  From the Food and Drug Administration

 

Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act …

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Smoking/Tobacco,Youth

https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2014-09491.pdf

Proposed rule that is designed to bring so-called E-cigarettes under restrictions on advertising and sale to minors like other tobacco products.  From the Food and Drug Administration

 

Gateway to Addiction?: A Survey of Popular Electronic Cigarette Manufacturers and Targeted Marketing to Youth

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Smoking/Tobacco,Youth

http://democrats.energycommerce.house.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Report-E-Cigarettes-Youth-Marketing-Gateway-To-Addiction-2014-4-14.pdf

Explains what E-cigarettes are and how manufacturers appear to be using marketing tactics similar to those used by cigarette manufacturers to sell products to minors.  From the Minority site of the House Energy and Commerce Committee

 

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