Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday, November 15, 2019

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Oklahoma, Kentucky, Indiana are top states for vaping, study finds

Oklahoma, Kentucky and Indiana topped a new study ranking e-cigarette use in all 50 states.

‘Tobacco Nation’ youth smoking rate rivals that of many 3rd World nations

If the 13 U.S. states with the highest smoking rates were a nation, it would be among those countries with the highest rates of tobacco use among youth, according to a study from the nonprofit Truth Initiative.

‘Tobacco Nation’ residents face greater mortality risks

In the 13 states with distinctly elevated smoking rates, rates of heart disease, respiratory illness, and lung and other cancers are higher than in the rest of the nation, according to a new study from the Washington-based Truth Initiative.

‘Tobacco Nation’ less diverse than rest of nation, study finds

The 13 states with some of the highest smoking rates in the nation display distinct demographic differences compared to the rest of the nation, according to a new study of a region termed “Tobacco Nation.”

Over 190 localities have restrictions on flavored tobacco

Although federal law bans all flavored cigarettes except menthol, two states and more than 190 counties or cities have additional restrictions on flavored tobacco products, according to the nonprofit group Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.

13 states found to have elevated smoking levels, health care disparities

Thirteen states, dubbed “Tobacco Nation,” have smoking rates that top the rest of the United States, and their residents face greater health challenges, a new study by Truth Initiative concludes.

WHO analysis: Only 14.2% of U.S. females will smoke by 2025

The percentage of females who smoke tobacco occasionally or daily in the United States, which was estimated at 27.6 in the year 2000, will drop to 14.2 by 2025, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO analysis: Only 19.4% of males will smoke by 2025

The percentage of males who smoke tobacco occasionally or daily in the United States, which was estimated at 34.2 in the year 2000, will drop to 19.4 by 2025, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO analysis: Cigarette smoking rate in U.S. to dip 6.5% over 15 years

The current cigarette smoking rate among men and women in the United States will decline from 19 percent in 2010 to 12.5 percent by 2025, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

WHO report forecasts 3.2% drop in tobacco smoking over 15 years

Tobacco smoking among men and women worldwide will decline 3.2 percent between the years 2010 and 2025, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

Analysis: Connecticut, New York have highest state cigarette taxes

Connecticut and New York levy the highest cigarette taxes of any state, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Federal tobacco tax revenues down over 20% in first quarter of fiscal year

Total tobacco tax revenues collected by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau in the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 were down nearly 20 percent over the same period in the previous year, the agency reported.

Federal tobacco tax revenues down 6.2% in fiscal year 2018

Tobacco taxes collected by the federal government in fiscal year 2018 declined 6.2 percent over revenues for the previous year, according to recently released figures.

Tobacco tax return due dates for 2019

The federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has released due dates for alcohol and tobacco product manufacturers to pay their 2019 excise tax obligations.

Tobacco products made in U.S. down 27% in December

Tobacco products manufactured in the United States in December of last year exceeded 13 billion, representing a 27.4 percent drop over products manufactured during the previous month, according to newly released Department of the Treasury numbers.

1.5 million more students used e-cigarettes in 2018 compared to a year earlier

A million and a half more middle and high school students used e-cigarettes last year compared to 2017, according to newly released findings from the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey.

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