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[Canada] The ‘common knowledge’ of Quebecers: quantifying the evidence of historians testifying for defendant tobacco companies

even by the tobacco industry's own construct, the information environment surrounding Quebec smokers in the middle 20th century included more prosmoking messages than information about the risks of smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 28, 2015 16:10

Patterns of Alternative Tobacco Product Use: Emergence of Hookah and E-cigarettes as Preferred Products Amongst Youth

Hookah/waterpipe tobacco use had the highest current prevalence (10.7%) followed by e-cigarettes (9.6%). The prevalence of use of smokeless/dip/chewing tobacco was lowest, with 2.2% of adolescents reporting current use. The LCA suggested four distinct cl
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Nov 27, 2015 23:56

Australian secondary school students’ use of tobacco in 2014

In 2014, 94% of 12-year-olds had no experience with smoking, which decreased to 61% of 17-year-olds. Only three per cent of all students had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime, with a peak of 10% among 17-year-old males. Students who
Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23
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[Australia] The National Tobacco Strategy (NTS) 2012-2018 has been developed by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs Standing Committee on Tobacco as a sub-strategy under the National Drug Strategy 2010-2015. National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018 (PDF 491 KB)

Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23

Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer

Vigorous exercise, a healthy diet and not smoking may dramatically reduce a man's risk for aggressive prostate cancer, new research suggests.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 27, 2015 16:39

[Texas] Smoking rates high in Lubbock, Amarillo region

Statistics provided by the Department of State Health Services show the Amarillo and Lubbock regions may have one of the highest smoking rates in Texas. A report provided by DSHS shows Region 1, which includes Amarillo, had a higher percentage of smoker
Amarillo (TX) Globe-News
added Nov 27, 2015 15:41

[UK] 'Use e-cigarettes to stop smoking' – Hull health chiefs back 'game changing' technology

HULL'S public health team is backing e-cigarettes as a way of reducing the harm caused by smoking....shared Public Health England's conclusion that e-cigarettes were significantly less harmful than tobacco and have the potential to help smokers quit.
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:22

[Korea - South] Government Steps Up to Study Cigarettes and their Effects

The Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has opened a research center to study the ingredients in cigarettes, their addictiveness and their risk on health. Located at the KCDC complex in Osong, Chungbuk Province, the research center wil
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:06

[UK-Scotland] Shocking smoking, drinking and drugs statistics amongst mothers-to-be in Dundee

Dundee mothers-to-be are putting their unborn children at risk with a series of reckless actions, shocking new statistics reveal. Worrying numbers of pregnant women are smoking, drinking and taking drugs, according to the data from the Information Servic
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 09:59

[Africa, Nigeria] Eight million risk dying of tobacco use by 2030

the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has said that if measures are not urgently put in place to halt the rate of tobacco smoking, about eight million people are estimated to be at risk of loosing their lives by the year 2030. CISLAC, th
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 27, 2015 09:57
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