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[Asia, India] Rotary organizes “Dr Madan Kapre's horror show” about ill-effects of tobacco

Rotary Club of Nagpur South organized a programme to create awareness about the ill-effects of consumption of tobacco, kharra, gutkha, supari (betel nut) for teachers of Eklavya Ekal Vidyalaya. Dr Madan Kapre, a senior ENT surgeon of city working against
Times of India
added Aug 31, 2015 20:48

[Tanzania] Zimbabwe tobacco team on study tour

A six-men team, from the Zimbabwe Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) have visited all the tobacco traders currently operating in the country - the Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC), the Tanzania Tobacco Processors Limited (TTPL) in Mo
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Aug 31, 2015 20:47

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

A growing number of studies find that some of the liquids used in e-cigarettes contain flavorings whose inhalation has been associated with lung problems, ranging from irritation to a rare but serious lung disease. For example, diacetyl, a butter-flavore
The Washington Post
added Aug 31, 2015 20:46

With tobacco, what you don't know can kill you sooner

Half of U.S. adults believe e-cigarettes to be just as harmful as traditional cigarettes...For people who continue to smoke, there are better alternatives to cigarettes that, while still hazardous, aren’t as lethal. For nonsmokers considering taking up t
University of Buffalo
added Aug 31, 2015 20:42

Utah Youth E-Cigarette Usage Nearly Doubles in 2015

Traditional tobacco use among youth remained low at 3.4% but e-cigarette use grew at an alarming rate. The report indicated 30 percent of youth in grade 12 have tried e-cigarettes. Additionally, nearly half of all Utah youth who use e-cigarettes have n
Utah Department of Health
added Aug 31, 2015 20:14

National Adult Tobacco Survey (NATS)

The National Adult Tobacco Survey (NATS) was created to assess the prevalence of tobacco use, as well as the factors promoting and impeding tobacco use among adults. NATS also establishes a comprehensive framework for evaluating both the national and sta
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Aug 31, 2015 20:04

VIDEOS: The Next 50 Years

Over the past year, we’ve celebrated the progress made in the 50 years since the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health. In a new video, we’re looking to the next 50 years. Catch the release of the video on July 23, 2015!
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Aug 31, 2015 20:02

The GATS Atlas Global Adult Tobacco Survey (PDF)

The global tobacco epidemic has now assumed pandemic proportions, with about 1.3 billion tobacco users and 6 million annual deaths from tobacco use. The epidemic also involves substantial healthcare, social, and economic costs across high-, middle-, an
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Aug 31, 2015 19:57

US Adult Smoking Rate Dips to 17 Percent

The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the findings Tuesday, based on a large national survey.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 31, 2015 19:50

State report: E-cigarette use doubles among Utah youth

Ford, 14, spoke at a news conference in Salt Lake City where state health officials sounded the alarm about a report that shows nearly twice as many Utah youth used e-cigarettes in 2015 compared to 2013. "We are on the brink of being the first generatio
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 31, 2015 19:47
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