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State Laws Prohibiting Sales to Minors and Indoor Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, United States, November 2014

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics,Youth

Provides information and statistics about the use of electronic cigarettes and other battery-powered devices capable of delivering nicotine to users.  Also covers use among minors and state attempts to regulate sales.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults, United States, 2005-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Prices/Inflation,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

Examines the cost in deaths and health care expenditures from tobacco smoking and the progress made in convincing adults to stop smoking cigarettes, the most commonly used tobacco product in the U.S.  From the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Discussions between Health Care Providers and their Patients Who Smoke Cigarettes

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

Identifies key population and health characteristics associated with those U.S. cigarette smokers aged 18 and over who had a health professional talk to them about smoking.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


More than a Quarter-million Youth Who had Never Smoked a Cigarette Used E-Cigarettes in 2013

Categories: Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Youth

Press release describing research study which found that youths smoking e-cigarettes were almost twice as likely  to smoke conventional cigarettes.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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

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

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

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

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


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