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Rahm says 50% reduction in smoking among Chicago teens since 2009 is best in nation; Politifact rates “Mostly False” because… http://bit.ly/2UDPUdw

…although Chicago has indeed seen a 52% reduction, greater reductions in teen smoking have occurred in other areas of the country (LA, 75%; Boston, 70%), and the US as a whole (55%).

No thanks to vaping, of course: Politifact mentions it only in the following context:

First, it’s important to note that Emanuel was referring only to changes in cigarette smoking over time and not electronic cigarette use, which federal research shows is driving an increase in the overall use of nicotine products among youth even as cigarette smoking falls. So Emanuel’s good news is tempered somewhat by national trends. https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/fact-check-emanuel-cigarette-smoking-chicago-teens-politifact/

[/s] Second, research shows teens who use e-cigs are 4 times more likely to become smokers, even as cigarette smoking stubbornly refuses to rise. [/s]

…although Chicago has indeed seen a 52% reduction, greater reductions in teen smoking have occurred in other areas of the country (LA, 75%; Boston, 70%), and the US as a whole (55%).No thanks to vaping, of course: Politifact mentions it only in the following context:First, it’s important to note that Emanuel was referring only to changes in cigarette smoking over time and not electronic cigarette use, which federal research shows is driving an increase in the overall use of nicotine products among youth even as cigarette smoking falls. So Emanuel’s good news is tempered somewhat by national trends. https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/fact-check-emanuel-cigarette-smoking-chicago-teens-politifact/%5B/s%5D Second, research shows teens who use e-cigs are 4 times more likely to become smokers, even as cigarette smoking stubbornly refuses to rise. [/s]

Submitted April 16, 2019 at 01:39AM by M_Onan_Batterload
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