1. December 13, 2016

    Vaping, hookah use by U.S. teens declines for first time

    A new study finds that the percentage of U.S. teens who vape declined in 2016 — the first significant reversal of a rapid rise in adolescent vaping.

  2. November 11, 2016

    Smokers urged to use Nov. 17 to ‘Quit For A Day’

    Nov. 17 is this year’s Great American Smokeout, and MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service is offering ways to help smokers plan to quit.

  3. December 16, 2015

    Teen cigarette smoking drops to historic low in 2015

    Cigarette smoking among teens in grades eight, 10 and 12 continued a decades-long decline in 2015 and reached the lowest levels recorded since annual tracking began 41 years ago. The percentage of students saying that they smoked at all in the prior 30 days fell for the three grades combined from 8 percent to 7…
  4. December 16, 2015

    Cigarillo use increases estimates of teen smoking rates by half

    The percentage of teens who smoked tobacco in the past 30 days increased by more than half when cigarillos — small cigars or little cigars — are included with regular cigarettes as a form of tobacco use. The finding supports concerns in the public health community that cigarillos are attracting new youth to tobacco use.…
  5. December 16, 2015

    Most youth use e­-cigarettes for novelty, flavors — not to quit smoking

    In 2015, more than half of all students in eighth, 10th and 12th grades who used vaporizers such as e-cigarettes report that a primary reason for use was curiosity to see what they were like. About 40 percent said that they used them because they tasted good. Far fewer — about 10 percent — said…