Posts tagged "cigarettes"

Jan. 10 news: Infant mortality, CA flu season, private sector and public health, EPA staff cuts

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.

Nov. 17 news: Nicotine limits, dogs lower mortality, minorities and diabetes, state disparities

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Nov. 17, 2017.

Oct. 30 news: ACA enrollment in jeopardy, teen e-cig danger, plague in southeast Africa

Check out today's public health news for Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

June 7 news: Cigarette ads, gun violence and mental illness, cancer database

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

Feb. 5 news: CVS to stop selling cigarettes, avian flu in China, fewer children dying in car crashes

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

AJPH study: Cigarette tax rates influenced more by politics than economy

New research from the American Journal of Public Health investigates what factors might influence state cigarette tax rates. Is it just the economy or do political leanings play a major role? Read on to learn more about this study and its findings.

Sept. 27 news: Obama’s cigarette tax increase, rise in children’s flu vaccinations, environmental toxins

Check out the latest public health news for Friday, September 27, 2013.

FDA calls menthol in cigarettes ‘a public health risk’

In April, APHA signed on to a petition urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, citing the fact that young people and members of racial and ethnic minority groups are disproportionately harmed by the mint flavoring. Today, the FDA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking related...

AJPH study: One in four US adults uses tobacco

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in four U.S. adults used tobacco in 2009-2010, according to a new study published in the November 2012 issue of the American Journal of Public Health.