As many as 70 percent of young people experiencing homelessness smoke cigarettes, and most use other tobacco products such as little cigars/cigarillos, e-cigarettes, and hookahs. What programs might help them quit?
Adolescents who use alcohol, cigarettes, and marijuana while alone are less likely to graduate from college, more likely to have substance use problems as young adults, and tend to report poorer physical health by age 23 than their peers who were social substance users.
Evaluates the consistency of primary care physician (PCP) attitudes toward smoking cessation counseling and their corresponding smoking-cessation behaviors; PCP attitudes were positively associated with patient-reported smoking cessation behavior.
Arkansas has used its $1.6 billion share of the 1998 Tobacco Settlement to address health issues and focus on reducing smoking rates. With continued support, the services and programs created should be on track to meet their long-term goals.
The Dutch Health Care Insurance Board commissioned RAND Europe to perform a qualitative review of the wishes, needs and opinions of smokers on the merits and implementation procedures for a reimbursement program to support quit smoking.