Tag Archives: CDC

National Youth Tobacco Survey 2011-2016

Cigarette and e-cigarette use are declining. Continue reading

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Broken Promises in Florida

Can we really afford not to make Florida tobacco free? Continue reading

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Cancer Mortality Due to Smoking

…in 2014 28.6% of all cancer deaths “were attributable to cigarette smoking… Continue reading

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Menthol use is on the rise

….”menthol-flavored cigarettes probably pose a greater risk to public health than standard cigarettes.” Continue reading

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Removing tobacco from pharmacies has public support

The American public seems to think pharmacies should follow the CVS lead… Continue reading

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Who influences teen tobacco use?

But just who is influencing teens to start using tobacco in the first place? Continue reading

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How does Florida measure up?

…we all have room to improve upon measures that would improve public health. Continue reading

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2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey – Tobacco

One statistic the YRBS reported is the percentage of high school students who were able to purchase “their own cigarettes… Continue reading

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New numbers show a downward trend in smoking

…the future goal of a lower number of adult smokers is well within reach. Continue reading

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Smokeless Tobacco: Not a Safe Alternative to Smoking

Smokeless tobacco is addictive because it has higher levels of nicotine. Continue reading

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