Tag: Cigarette

Nov 09 2018

Cigarette smoking hits a low in the US, but don't thank vapes for it

The number of cigarette smokers in the US hit the lowest levels public health officials have ever seen, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today. But even though e-cigarette companies tout vapes as alternatives to cigarettes, this dramatic drop in smoking isn’t necessarily because of a rise in vaping. Only about 14 percent […]

Nov 08 2018

US cigarette smoking rate reaches new low

“The good news is that cigarette smoking has reached unprecedented lows, which is a tremendous public health win, down to 14 percent from over 40 percent in the mid-1960s,” said Brian King, senior author of the report and deputy director for research translation at the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health. About 47.4 million Americans, […]

Nov 08 2018

CDC: Cigarette smoking hits new low among adults, but youth vaping 'epidemic' still a concern

Jayne O’Donnell USA TODAY Published 1:10 PM EST Nov 8, 2018 Cigarette smoking has reached the lowest level ever recorded among U.S. adults – and the youth smoking rate dropped even farther, the federal government reported Thursday. About 14 percent of U.S. adults, or 34 million people, smoked cigarettes in the last 30 days, down from 15.5 […]

Aug 27 2018

Cigarette Butts—Not Plastic Straws—Are The Worst Contaminant of Oceans, According to New Study

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