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The CDC has just released a report on tobacco use by youngsters in middle and high school, and the results are disturbing — not just because of the number of kids reporting tobacco use, but because of the way the agency has defined it.

The data were reported in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Since tobacco use is still the leading cause of preventable disease and death...

ByeBye cigs, Hello e-cigsAnother day, another fraud perpetrated by our public health leaders at the CDC. Their latest report, Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students United States, 2011 2014, was released to much hype yesterday, the main news hook was the spectacular increase in teen vaping, approximately a three-fold increase over the survey period. They buried the lead, however, forgetting somehow to take note of the fact that teen smoking rates continue to test historic declines.

Here is the lead...

In the Washington Examiner, American Council on Science and Health Senior Director of Medicine and Public Health Dr. Gil Ross is featured discussing how many large non-profits have given up on stopping America's most important health scourge: cigarette smoking. Without exception, our health leaders have proven reluctant to help smokers quit; although three-quarters of smokers wish to do so, only...[Read more].