tobacco

FDA’s youth antismoking campaign boasts good resultsExposure to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) youth-specific national antismoking media campaign—The Real Cost—was associated with preventing young persons from beginning to smoke.
Teens' exposure to e-cigarette advertisementsMost middle and high school students are exposed to e-cigarette advertisements. An analysis of 2014 data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey showed that 7 of 10 (18.3 million) of these students were exposed to e-cigarette advertising from at least 1 source.
Should 16 be the age for e-cigarette purchases?A new report suggests that lowering the age to purchase electronic cigarettes from 18 to 16 years of age in order to combat returns to conventional smoking among adolescents.
A smoking cessation strategy many health plans overlookEven though e-cigarette smoking is on the rise, wellness programs are not giving smoking cessation nearly enough attention or resources, according to a new HealthMine survey.
E-cigarettes, tobacco cessation, and the role of HCPsElectronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are novel products that are changing the landscape of nicotine addiction. Also known as electronic nicotine delivery system, or ENDS, these products were developed in the early 2000s and by 2007 were available in the U.S. marketplace
Medication therapy can increase long-term success for smokers who want to cut back first, study findsA study of more than 1,500 cigarette smokers who were not ready to quit smoking but were willing to cut back on cigarette consumption and combine their approach with varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer) increased their long-term success of quitting smoking.
Teen smoking rates bode ill for future healthMore than 1 in 5 high school students use tobacco, and 9 of 10 users smoke cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, pipes, or other combustible tobacco products, endangering their future health, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CVS: Expansion of MinuteClinics to offset tobacco revenue lossIn an increasing effort to continue to play a complementary role with primary care practices in providing care to patients, CVS Health has worked to deplete existing cigarette inventory at CVS/pharmacy stores without receiving new shipments.
CVS: Expansion of MinuteClinics to offset tobacco revenue lossIn an increasing effort to continue to play a complementary role with primary care practices in providing care to patients, CVS Health has worked to deplete existing cigarette inventory at CVS/pharmacy stores without receiving new shipments.
Docs miss counseling kids about tobacco usePhysicians may be missing a chance to prevent tobacco use among adolescents by not discouraging the use of tobacco products or advising patients against smoking during annual visits, according to a recent study.