Tag: cigarettes

1. In national data from undercover compliance checks of tobacco sale laws, approximately 80% of stores requested identification from minors, but sales after identification requests constituted nearly one-quarter of all violations. 2. Identification request rates were lower, and violations were higher during vaping product purchase attempts than during cigarette purchase...
1. High rates of externalizing mental health problems among adolescents were strongly associated with initiation of e-cigarette use, combustible cigarette use, and dual use at one year-follow up. 2. Internalizing problems were associated with initiation of e-cigarette use, but not with combustible cigarette use or dual use. Evidence Rating Level: 1...
1. Adults within the LBGTQ community more likely to use e-cigarettes. 2. Participants with chronic health conditions and current combustible cigarette smokers also had higher rates of e-cigarette use. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: As e-cigarette use increases, it is important for the medical community to investigate its potential health...
1. When comparing children exposed to e-cigarettes to children exposed to regular cigarettes, the former had 5.2 times higher odds of health care facility admissions and 2.6 times higher odds of severe medical outcomes. 2. Exposures to e-cigarettes increased by 1492.9% from January 2012 to April 2015. Evidence Rating Level: 2...
1. The rate of infant mortality in the United States decreased from 7.3 to 6.2 per 1000 live births from 1999 through 2010, while state and federal cigarette taxes increased from $0.84 to $2.37. 2. For every $1 increase in cigarette tax throughout the study period, the rate of infant...
1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states that exposure to electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) such as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are dangerous to youth, including involuntary second or third-hand aerosol exposure. 2. Pediatricians should counsel against the use of and exposure to these products, and provide adequate resources for...
1. In this cross-sectional sample of high school students, 1 in 20 reported using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to vaporize cannabis. Among students who reported using cannabis in any form at least once, nearly 1 in 5 had used an e-cigarette to vaporize cannabis. 2. In these high school students, e-cigarette use...
1. Among adolescents, the prevalence of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use was 17% and the prevalence of dual cigarette and e-cigarette use was 12%. Both groups perceived e-cigarettes as a healthier alternative to regular cigarettes. 2. E-cigarette only users had higher social cognitive and problem behavior risk factors associated with smoking...
Image: PD 1. Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) television advertising increased significantly from 2011 to 2013, with youth (ages 12-17) exposure increasing by 256% and young adult (ages 18-24) exposure increasing by 321%. 2. The large majority of e-cigarette commercials were seen on cable television in the overnight hours (from 1 to 7...
Image: PD 1. Children of persistent smokers were much more likely to have smoked in the past year than children of non-smokers.  2. Adolescents who have an older sibling that smokes were much more likely to have also smoked in the past year. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Adolescent smoking is...