Tag: smoking

MMWR | State laws regarding indoor public use, retail sales and prices of e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among youth in the United States. A comprehensive approach to reduce youth initiation of e-cigarette use and population exposure to e-cigarette aerosol that combines state-level strategies coupled with federal regulation could help reduce health risks to young people.  Kenemer, MPH, B.; King,…

tobacco prevention and control: implementing comprehensive programs – a workbook for local public health agencies

NACCHO developed this guide to assist local public health agencies (LPHAs) and their partners with the implementation of NACCHO’s Program and Funding Guidelines for Comprehensive Local Tobacco Control Programs and this guide serves as an everyday resource and as a supplement to tobacco control and prevention trainings targeted at LPHAs…

Resolution to promote a comprehensive, responsible national tobacco control policy

SOPHE recognizes that 35% of high school youth currently smoke cigarettes; each day, 3,000 kids become regular smokers, and one-third will eventually die from tobacco-related disease; and the rate of smoking among youth has increased 50 percent since 1991 and is now at a 17-year high; and almost 90% of…

Resolution on coordinated school health

Six priority risk behaviors- tobacco use; unhealthy dietary behaviors; inadequate physical activity; alcohol and other drug use; sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease, including HIV infection; and behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence- contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social…