American kids are smoking more flavored tobacco, like hookahs and cigarillos
Nearly half of all men and more than 1 in 10 women use tobacco in many developing countries, and women are starting to smoke at earlier ages, according to the largest survey to date on international tobacco use.
Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
As cigarette sales dropped in the U.S., consumption of cheaper cigars and pipe tobacco took off, canceling out some of overall decline in tobacco use