Chewing Or Snuff Tobacco Health News

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11/9/2017
6/15/2017
First Decline Seen in 'Vaping' Among U.S. Teens: CDC

Drop fueled a decrease in use of all tobacco products, report finds

1/27/2017
1 in 4 U.S. Adults, 1 in 10 Teens Use Tobacco

About 40 percent of cigarette smokers also use e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, report finds

10/25/2016
3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco: Survey

But devices deliver as much, if not more, nicotine than cigarettes, smoking experts say

10/14/2016
10/4/2016
FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

9/22/2016
Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says

Fewer teens are smoking or showing interest in cigarettes and cigars, but e-cigs a concern

9/2/2016
Smokeless Tobacco May Contain Potentially Harmful Bacteria

Infections, diarrhea and vomiting are possible consequences, FDA expert says

9/1/2016
Most Americans Don't Want Tobacco on Drug Store Shelves

Even half of current smokers think pharmacies should be tobacco-free

7/14/2016
1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product

CDC report raises concerns about e-cigarettes, hookahs

6/23/2016
Southern States Lagging in Tough Smoking Bans, CDC Says

Only 6 in 10 Americans covered by state or local laws banning smoking in public places

4/19/2016
FDA Launches Ad Campaign Against Chewing Tobacco

Health officials targeting rural teens with messages about health risks of smokeless tobacco products

2/19/2016
U.S. Internet Searches Highlight E-cig's Surging Popularity

Most want information about buying the nicotine-laced devices, not their health effects, analysis shows

9/3/2015
More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds

Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

9/2/2015
Chewing Tobacco Kills More Than 250,000 People Each Year: Report

British study is first to assess international impact of smokeless tobacco on adults

5/21/2015
Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC

But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

2/2/2015
Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds

Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

10/7/2014
Tobacco Tied to Higher Risk of Oral HPV Infection, Study Finds

Researchers say smoking and 'chew' raised odds for the virus, which is linked to mouth, throat cancer

6/24/2014
CDC Readies Latest Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads

Seven new stories show the ravages of smoking, urge smokers to quit

6/23/2014
Quitting Smokeless Tobacco May Boost Survival After Heart Attack

Swedish study found those patients were half as likely to die within two years

6/5/2014
No Drop in Smokeless Tobacco Use Among U.S. Workers: CDC

Mining, construction fields hotbeds for products like snuff, survey finds

8/5/2013
If Parents Ever Smoked, Teens May Be More Likely to Light Up

Study also shows influence of older siblings

4/11/2013
Strides Made in Preventing Cancer, But Challenges Remain: Report

American Cancer Society looked at smoking, obesity, disease screening, tanning and more

4/1/2013
FDA Gives Nod to Longer Use of Nicotine Patch, Gum

Little danger of addiction or abuse seen after years on the market

12/10/2012
U.S. Task Force Urges Docs to Counsel Kids Against Smoking

Evidence shows that medical advice, education can keep young patients from lighting up

10/9/2012
New Gene Test Predicts Whose Mouth Lesions Might Be Cancerous

Developer says it eventually may allow earlier detection, treatment

8/22/2012
Scientists ID Cancer-Causing Agent in Smokeless Tobacco

Study rats received equivalent of daily half-tin of ingredient over 30 years

6/21/2012
Anti-Smoking Ads Have Increased Quit Attempts: CDC

Ads featuring people living with harsh effects of smoking exceeded expectations

1/17/2012
FDA to Weigh Safety of Tobacco Lozenges, Strips

Experts fear candy-like products could put children at risk for nicotine addiction, poisoning

1/13/2012
At More U.S. Workplaces, Smokers Need Not Apply

Experts weigh in as another large health care provider decides to hire nonsmokers only

10/12/2011
Rising Global Smoking Rates Could Add Millions of TB Deaths

Even a small drop in smoking rates could prevent many from dying from the infectious lung disease, researchers say

10/6/2011
National Study Will Track Tobacco Use in U.S.

Findings will guide FDA in creating programs, policies to eliminate smoking

7/5/2011
Stop-Smoking Drug Chantix Ups Risk of Heart Problems: Study

Risks outweigh benefits, even for people without pre-existing heart disease, researchers say

1/20/2011
40 States Get an 'F' in Tobacco Prevention From New Report Card

But American Lung Association gives FDA a 'B' and federal government passing grades

1/5/2011
FDA Launches Review of Tobacco Products

New, changed items can be no more harmful than products already on market

9/13/2010
Smokeless Tobacco Products Can Be Deadly

Snuff, chewing tobacco come under fire from American Heart Association

8/5/2010
Using Multiple Tobacco Products Ups Hazards: CDC

Smoking cigarettes-plus greatly raises risk of cancer, heart disease, experts warn

6/17/2010
New Tobacco Regulations to Take Effect

A year after Tobacco Control Act signed, American Cancer Society lauds latest restrictions

9/8/2009
Program Curbs Teen Substance Abuse, Delinquency

Prevention efforts focused on the community pay off, study finds

8/20/2009
Heart Risks Rise With Smokeless Tobacco

Increase is small but worth noting, expert says, as product use grows

8/17/2009
Chewing Tobacco No Safer Than Smoking

New study adds to list of carcinogens harming those with smokeless habit

3/5/2009
More Teen Boys Are Using Smokeless Tobacco, Survey Finds

But expert warns that it's not a safe alternative to cigarette smoking

2/12/2009
Smokeless Tobacco May Not Help Smokers Quit

Success in Sweden doesn't transfer to U.S., study finds

10/28/2008
Today's Smokers More Addicted to Nicotine

The less-hooked may have already quit, leaving 'hard-core' group behind, experts say

6/10/2008
Decline in Cigarette Sales Offset by Use of Alternative Products

Low taxes on substitute tobacco items keep addiction affordable, study says

7/10/2007
Cigarette Smoking May Lower Parkinson's Risk

Tobacco products conferred some protection, although not for those over 75, study says

8/11/2004
Betel Nut Habit Linked to Oral Cancers

Concoction favored by Asians a dangerous chew, researchers say

5/31/2004
Say So Long to Spit Tobacco

Dipping, chewing aren't safe alternatives to smoking, experts say

9/24/2002
Snuff Doesn't Help Pinch Smoking

Chewing tobacco may actually promote the habit, new study says.

8/24/2001
College Jocks Speeding Up

But drinking, smoking and spitting tobacco are down, says NCAA national report