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Determinants of Cigarette Smoking Initiation in Jordanian Schoolchildren: Longitudinal Analysis

shows that many Jordanian youth have an intention to initiate cigarette smoking and are susceptible to cigarette smoking modeled by peers and that girls are influenced as well by familial cigarette smoking. Prevention efforts should be tailored to address
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 21, 2014 11:43
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[Spain] Secondhand smoke in psychiatric units: patient and staff misperceptions

Patients and staff have substantial misperceptions about the extent of their exposure to SHS and low awareness about the harmful environment in which they stay/work. This might have an influence on the preference for less restrictive smoke-free bans. It i
Tobacco Control
added Sep 20, 2014 22:46
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Are physicians aware of their role in tobacco control? A conference-based survey in Portugal

The findings suggest that Portuguese physicians are not aware of their role in tobacco control. Poor engagement of physicians in TC may contribute to the current lack of comprehensive policies in Portugal and Europe and undermine social norm change. Medi
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:31
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Are physicians aware of their role in tobacco control? A conference-based survey in Portugal

The crucial role of physicians in tobacco control (TC) is widely recognized. In 2008, Portugal implemented a non-comprehensive smoke-free policy (SFP). In 2009, a conference-survey was carried out to explore Portuguese physicians'engagement in tobacco c
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:30
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Poland’s Doctor-Prime Minister Will See You Now

The chain-smoking doctor ... Kopacz has had little success in ending her cigarette habit, despite public promises to do so... decried a 2010 law restricting smoking as “an attack on my personal freedom” and said it would keep her from smoking in cafes or
Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2014 13:26
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[France, UK, Oklahoma] VIDEO. Explosions, intoxications, incendies: Les accidents de cigarettes électroniques se multiplient [VIDEO. Explosions, poisonings, fires: Accidents from Electronic cigarettes are increasing]

The vapotage could have done such bad publicity stunts ... Another victim of electronic cigarette. Marie-Claude was burned by 5 cm at the thigh to the third degree, because, she said, the explosion of the battery from its electronic cigarette in his poc
20 Minutes France (fr)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:19
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[New Zealand] Rewards for smokers who quit 'insulting'

A $13,000 programme enticing expectant Maori and Pasifika mothers with jewellery and gift vouchers to stop smoking has been slammed as insulting and undignified by critics. But a doctor behind the scheme has defended it, saying two in five Maori women s
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:04
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[Canada] Obesity, Smoking, and Lack of Exercise Contribute to Avoidable Deaths in NL

Canadian Institute for Health Information which launched a pan-Canadian website yesterday outlining how each of the provinces stack up when it comes to various health indicators. Director of Health System Performance, Kira Leeb says this province has high
VOCM (VOICE OF THE COMMON MAN) (ca)
added Sep 20, 2014 12:53
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[Germany, New Jersey] German Smokers See Cigarette Butts Recycled Into Ash Trays

the plan introduced by New Jersey-based waste collection company TerraCycle, collection points for cigarette waste have been set up at more than 100 locations, including bars, offices and even an amusement park. Once the paper and tobacco remains are filt
NBC News
added Sep 20, 2014 12:49
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[Austria] Smoking causes urological diseases

Reduced fertility, impotence, and bladder carcinoma are problems caused by smoking, the Association of Austrian Urologists (BVU) said on Thursday. However, few people are aware of the fact that only 13 percent of respondents said they know smoking has a
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:39
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