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Polytobacco Use of Cigarettes, Cigars, Chewing Tobacco, and Snuff among US Adults

Polytobacco use was extremely popular among current users of non-cigarette tobacco products. Polytobacco use patterns differ across sociodemographic subpopulations, and the gender and racial/ethnic profiles in poly-users vary across different groups of cu
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2015 11:41
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are many potential areas for improvement. Our findings call for the development and implementation of programs to prevent smoking initiation and encourage quitting. To achieve its health goals, KSA may consider increasing taxation on tobacco product
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 11:37

[UK] More young people think weed should be legal than tobacco, study finds

The survey of 1000 people found that 'over half of young people think cannabis should be legal, whilst 50.9% think that tobacco should be illegal.' This comes as more research into the medical properties of cannabis is undertaken, and several states in
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:33

Vapor Store Owner Beliefs and Messages to Customers

their messages to customers may be based on incomplete or misinterpreted information. Understanding local store owner messages to customers in addition to internet-based messages is an important area for future public health research.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 3, 2015 15:09

Characterizing Social Interaction in Tobacco-Oriented Social Networks: An Empirical Analysis (PDF)

demonstrate that the exploding pro-tobacco content has long-lasting effects with more active users and broader influence, and reveal the shortage of social media resources in global tobacco control. It is found that the user interaction in the pro-tobac
added Jul 3, 2015 15:08

[Fiji] Passive smokers a concern to the Ministry of Health

Fifty five percent of children 13 to 15 years old are reported to have adults smoking in their vicinity in a week. This was revealed by Minister for Health Jone Usamate after receiving the World No Tobacco Day Award today.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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[Spain] Changes in use, knowledge, beliefs and attitudes relating to tobacco among nursing and physiotherapy students: a 10-year analysis

Active programmes should be implemented to encourage those university students who smoke to break this habit. The decline over the years in knowledge about smoking provided evidence of a significant deficit in undergraduate training.
Journal of Advanced Nursing (uk)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:56
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[Spain] Healthcare students often uninformed about smoking dangers, cessation

Nursing and physiotherapy students may be smoking less than they were a decade ago, but they also know less about the health consequences of tobacco and how to help patients quit the habit, a new study from Spain suggests.
added Jul 3, 2015 14:51

BALAKER: Indoor Smoking Ban Halts Scientific Research on Smoking (Nanny of the Month, June 2015)

This month's Nanny of the Month award goes to the Garden State for its anti-smoking banning smoking in most indoor public places—even labs that want to study the health effects of traditional cigarettes compared to vapor based e-cigarettes.
Reason Magazine
added Jul 3, 2015 14:47

[Asia, Hong Kong] LAU: Larger graphic health warnings on cigarette packets are effective

The proposed additional tobacco control measures to be discussed at a special Legislative Council meeting on July 6 deserve support and attention. As an organisation that provides well-recognised tobacco control programmes to students on a daily basis, L
South China Morning Post
added Jul 3, 2015 14:24
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