Status: Baseline only
Reduce current use of flavored tobacco products among adolescent tobacco users
Baseline: 64.1 percent of students in grades 6 through 12 who are current tobacco users used flavored tobacco products in 2018
Target: 59.2 percent
Data Source: National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS), CDC/NCCDPHP
The availability of different flavors makes it much more likely that adolescents will start using tobacco products, especially e-cigarettes. Policies that prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products can help reduce tobacco initiation and use in adolescents.
Workgroup: Tobacco Use Workgroup