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US teenagers try marijuana before anything else: Weed has become the new first base drug amid falling rates of underage smoking and drinking

A growing number of teenagers now try marijuana as their first foray into intoxicants, new research has revealed. Beer or some booze used to be the the first thing teenagers would sneak when their parents weren't looking. But alcohol and cigarettes a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:33
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[Texas] CALDWELL: Tobacco 101 may not be state mandated, but that doesn’t mean we don’t need it

Incoming students deserve access to information on the health risks posed by tobacco products, especially e-cigs such as Juuls. When UT informs incoming undergraduate students that they’re required to take AlcoholEdu and SAPU, Tobacco 101 should be distr
The Daily Texan (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
added Nov 27, 2018 23:57

Teens increasingly choose pot over alcohol, cigarettes

The "gateway pattern" of adolescent substance use is changing, and marijuana is increasingly the first substance in the sequence of adolescent drug use, according researchers at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Traditionally, stude
added Nov 20, 2018 18:59

Breaking the Smoking-Drinking Connection

Researchers have found that nicotine in cigarettes cancels out the sleepiness caused by alcohol, basically allowing people to keep drinking … and smoking. The two vices feed off of each other. It takes time for your brain to stop associating the two act
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 12, 2018 21:46

More pregnant women in U.S. smoking pot

Even as alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the U.S., a new study offers fresh evidence that more American mothers are using cannabis during pregnancy.
added Nov 7, 2018 18:54

[Canada] New statistics show increases in pot, cigarette smoking among adults

New Health Canada figures say Canadians over 25 smoked more tobacco and cannabis last year than they did two years before. Health Canada closely tracks trends in tobacco, alcohol and drug use among Canadians 15 and older to help develop policies and pro
Canadian Press
added Nov 2, 2018 21:08

[Canada] Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS): summary of results for 2017

The prevalence of current cigarette smoking in 2017 was 15% (4.6 million smokers), an increase from 13% (3.9 million smokers) in 2015. A higher percentage of males (17% or 2.5 million) than females (13% or 2.1 million) were current smokers. Eleven percen (ca)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:39
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Risk of early death doubles in deprived parts of the UK compared to more affluent parts, study shows

hope the data will help policy makers manage resources and priorities to the level of burden and risk factors in different regions, with more appropriate interventions to improve diets and lower rates of smoking.
added Oct 26, 2018 15:41

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Ban on duty-free cigarettes will only hurt Labuan, says MP

Warisan’s Rozman Isli has panned the idea of imposing a ban on the sale of duty-free cigarettes in Langkawi, Tioman and his own constituency of Labuan, saying such a move would only hurt the economy. He told FMT that Labuan’s duty-free status was a major (my)
added Oct 26, 2018 00:23
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[UK] Beer and spirits feature in HALF of all TV programmes as campaigners call for tighter advertising restrictions on alcohol

Smoking scenes were found to be common third of prime time TV programmes despite strict broadcasting regulations designed to protect children from its glamorisation. . . . But imagery of smoking in TV programmes and trailers is exempt.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:37
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