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Current Tobacco Smoking and Desire to Quit Smoking Among Students Aged 13–15 Years — Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 61 Countries, 2012–2015

data from 61 countries from 2012 to 2015 revealed that the median current tobacco smoking prevalence among students aged 13–15 years was 10.7%. Tobacco smoking prevalence differed by gender and varied across countries. In the majority of countries, over 5
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 25, 2017 22:43
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[Africa, South Africa] Beyond Nicotine

The Beyond Nicotine corporate intervention approach, developed in South African and now exported to the USA and UK, centres around a 24-day guided programme, starting with an in-house 90 minute workshop and based on the science of neuro-plasticity and th
Engineering News (za)
added May 25, 2017 22:25
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[Greece] Majority of Greeks are would appreciate smoking ban enforcement, says expert

e Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTS) said Thursday, appealing to the government to crack down on violations. Speaking at an event ahead of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, HTS president Michalis Toumpis, said the number of smokers in Greece appears to be dec
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 25, 2017 21:13
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[Europe, UK, USA] Global Drug Survey: The simple way smoking cannabis could be made less dangerous

In the UK, 77 per cent of cannabis users put tobacco in their joints...as people age, most will reduce or stop using cannabis but by this point they could have inadvertently developed nicotine dependence, finding that in effect they have become regular to
The Independent (uk)
added May 25, 2017 16:23
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STROUD: Health Departments Lobbying Against E-Cigs Are Robbing Taxpayers, Harming Public Health

It is of the utmost importance e-cigarettes be treated differently than traditional tobacco products. Though they mimic the sensations of cigarettes, e-cigarettes are tobacco harm reduction tools that have proven to be successful in aiding millions of pe
InsideSources
added May 27, 2017 03:08
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The potential influence of regulatory environment for e-cigarettes on the effectiveness of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation: different reasons to temper the conclusions from inadequate data. ($$)

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 25, 2017 00:18
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[Europe] Andriukaitis: Anti-smoking laws are of little value if they are not implemented

Vytenis Andriukaitis is EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. He responded in writing to questions by EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos ahead of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May.
EurActiv
added May 25, 2017 00:00
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NCH Healthcare System First Employer To Achieve Certified Blue Zones Worksite Status In Florida

designated NCH a smoke-free campus and a new policy in 2011 to no longer hire smokers. NCH continues to see a drop in its employee smoking rate, falling from 2.8 percent in 2015 to 1.3 percent in 2016. The smoking rate in Florida for the same time frame w
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:38
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PHILIP MORRIS SOUTH AFRICA: A common sense approach for public health

There is no substitute for quitting, but governments can have a big impact on public health by appropriately regulating alternatives to smoking cigarettes.
Health 24 (za)
added May 24, 2017 23:31
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[Finland] Finnish biotech firm claims breakthrough in smoking intervention

Biohit reveals that it received hundreds of enquiries following the publication of the results of a medical trial confirming that its Acetium lozenge is an effective, non-addictive means to quit smoking. The Helsinki-based biotechnology firm also saw it
Helsinki Times Oy (fi)
added May 24, 2017 23:24
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