More teens are getting hooked on hookahs

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Increasing numbers of adolescents in the U.S. are gathering around hookahs — water pipes used to smoke flavored tobacco called shisha... Read more

Talk to your kids about e-cigarette ads

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Approximately 18.3 million U.S. middle school and high school students were exposed to at least one source of e-cigarette advertising in 2014... Read more

Teen cigarette smoking is down (yay!), but teen smokeless tobacco is up (WHAT?)!

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Surprised? Me too! Baseball and smokeless tobacco (ST) have gone together like hand and glove since the 1800s. Players and coaches liked... Read more

Why we should be worried about e-cigarettes

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Electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”) worry the heck out of me. In recent years, we’ve seen a markedly decrease in the smoking... Read more

When parents smoke: a case for 'Do as I say, not as I do'

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A 17-year-old has been smoking cigarettes since she was 14. She has asthma and frequent respiratory infections, and she knows that smoking... Read more

Why you should shop at tobacco-free stores

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Numbers talk. More importantly, numbers do not lie. The bad news is that the United States is still having poor numbers when it comes to smoking... Read more

Why e-cigarettes should be banned from minors

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Are e-cigarettes dangerous? Good data on long-term consequences is not available yet, but no one is talking about addiction and that is the... Read more

Why e-cigarettes get an 'F'

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There’s good news and bad news about teens and smoking. First, the good news: Fewer teens are smoking cigarettes, according to the Center... Read more