From the CDC’s Office for State, Tribal, Local, & Territorial Support: The new edition of Public Health Law News reprints an article from USA Today on the rise in reports of poisonings in children by e-cigarettes. Other stories include reports … Continue reading
From the New York Times: Health warnings should cover 75 percent of cigarette packs but governments should also have leeway to require plain packaging, the European Commission said Wednesday. The commission’s proposal would also ban cigarettes containing large quantities of … Continue reading
From the New York Times: Despite expensive antismoking campaigns, 41 percent of men in poor and middle-income countries still smoke and more young women are starting to, according to a major new survey of global tobacco use. The survey, based … Continue reading
From “Fixes” at the New York Times: Remember teenage smoking? It’s been edged out by teenage obesity as the health concern of the moment. States are cutting programsto prevent the former while establishing programs to combat the latter. We shouldn’t … Continue reading
From the CDC’s Prevention Research Centers: Researchers from the University of Washington PRC and their partners at health departments in Washington State and Oregon assessed health care costs and smoking rates associated with three tobacco-control strategies for the state of … Continue reading
A new report, Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General, has just been released. Read the full report here, the Executive Summary here, or visit this web site for more information.