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[UK] Adult smoking habits in Great Britain: 2013

Trends in smoking prevalence and cigarette consumption 1974-2013.
GOV.UK
added Nov 26, 2014 11:28
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Latest Report

The 2013 SALSUS reports provide information on: prevalence of smoking, drinking and drug use; frequency of substance misuse; sources and availability of cigarettes, alcohol and drugs and pupils' attitudes to substance misuse. It also provides information
Scottish Health Statistics / ISD Scotland
added Nov 26, 2014 11:25
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[UK] Nation's smoking habits revealed

Only a tiny proportion of people who use e-cigarettes had never smoked before, latest figures published by the Office of National Statistics...proportion of people in Great Britain who smoke cigarettes now standing at 19%, a fall of more than half in the
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:22
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Variation in Nicotine Intake Among U.S. Cigarette Smokers During the Past 25 Years: Evidence From NHANES Surveys

Reductions in cigarette consumption have been offset by increased nicotine intake per cigarette smoked.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 26, 2014 11:08
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House Republicans just passed a bill forbidding scientists from advising the EPA on their own research

two other bills aimed at impeding the EPA, including one that prevents the agency from relying on what it calls “secret science” in crafting its regulations — but which in reality, opponents argue, would effectively block the EPA from adopting any new rul
Salon Magazine
added Nov 26, 2014 11:06
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E-Cigarette Awareness, Use, and Harm Perceptions in Italy: A National Representative SurveyE-Cigarette Awareness, Use, and Harm Perceptions in Italy: A National Representative Survey

Three out of 4 e-cigarette users reported to have favorably modified their smoking habit; however, 90% of users did not quit smoking as a consequence of starting vaping e-cigarettes. Almost 900,000 Italian never-smokers, particularly young never-smokers,
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 26, 2014 11:03
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[Sweden] Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect

FDA should recognize that data from studies, including those cited by Swedish Match, that use a single question to measure comparative harm are likely to underestimate the proportion of people who consider smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigaret
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:47
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[USA] Summary of UCSF public comments to FDA on Swedish Match MRTP application

Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:32
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FDA should require that all communications from tobacco manufacturers on MRTPs be done in a way that narrowly target smokers

I just submitted this comment to FDA. The tracking number is 1jy-8fp3-7yii.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:29
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[Sweden, USA] Swedish Match’s Consumer Perception Study Provides No Evidence for the Population-Level Effects of Modified Snus Labels

this study does not evaluate the effects of the proposed label on “subjects’ tobacco use behavior” (p. 689) nor can it evaluate the effects of “removal” of current warnings (p. 689).
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:27
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