American Lung Association

Health
12:59 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

E-Cigarette Use Among Kids Doubles In One Year

A nationwide survey of kids in grades six through twelve shows that nearly 1.8 million of them have tried electronic cigarettes, more than double the rate reported the previous year.

The CDC says nearly seven percent of middle and high school students have tried e-cigarettes, and more than two percent are current users. Erika Sward of the American Lung Association says the rapid growth is due in large part to an aggressive marketing campaign.

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Health
10:22 am
Thu January 19, 2012

Lung Association Report Card: Missouri's Smoking Policies Fail To Protect

A new report by the American Lung Association puts Missouri near the bottom of the list when it comes to state tobacco control policies.

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