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[North Carolina] NC teen smoking rates hit all-time low

According to the 2011 N.C. Youth Tobacco Survey, the state's middle school smoking rate dropped to 4.2 percent in 2011. During that time, the high school rate dropped to 15.5 percent.
Richmond County (NC) Daily Journal
added Aug 2, 2012 12:52
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40% Of Health Care Workers Still Smoke Cigarettes In China

Although 40 percent of male health workers smoked in 2010, the figure represented a decrease from previous years. Around 56 percent of male health care workers were smokers in 1984, 60 percent in 1996 and 57 percent in 2002. China is the largest tobacco
Business Insider
added Jul 21, 2012 15:06
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[China] Tobacco consumption rises amid economic slowdown

Chinese smoked more cigarettes in the first half of this year, helping the tobacco industry's profits to climb rapidly despite the current economic slowdown, according to data from the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration on Wednesday.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 10:51
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[Czech Republic] Shining more light on tobacco company tactics

Two papers in PLoS Medicine this week highlight again the tactics used by the tobacco industry when attempts are made to regulate them.
PLOS Blogs
added Jun 27, 2012 13:37
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[Canada] Message from the Minister of Health - National Non-Smoking Week - January 18 - 24, 2015

during this year's National Non-Smoking Week, the Government of Canada is renewing its commitment to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act to further restrict the use of additives, including flavouring additives, which are used to market cigars that appea
Health Canada
added Jan 25, 2015 01:06
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HHS Releases 13th Report on Carcinogens

Four substances have been added ...cumene, used to make phenol and acetone, and also found in fuel products and tobacco smoke...ortho-Toluidine Known to be a human carcinogen... found in tobacco smoke
Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Oct 3, 2014 02:00
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Researchers find 18 percent of high school seniors smoke hookah

American adolescents are turning to ethnically-linked alternative tobacco products, such as hookahs, cigars, and various smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 7, 2014 08:02
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GLANTZ: FDA inappropriately discounts health benefits of regulating ecigs and cigars by 70% because of lost pleasure of smoking

Anna Song, a professor of psychology, Paul Brown, a professor of economics, and I have submitted a public comment detailing why the FDA's decision to discount the health benefits of regulating ecigs, cigars, and other tobacco products by 70% is inconsist
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:53
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E-cigarette use slowing infiltrates campus

Both referenced a certain enjoyable aspect of smoking with friends that is lost with e-cigarette use. This may contribute to the subtlety of the e-cigarettes’s rise to popularity. Little research has been done to determine their prevalence, particularly
Old Gold and Black (Wake Forest University)
added Oct 31, 2013 02:21
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[UK] Back of pack health warnings make little impact on teen smokers

suggests research published online in Tobacco Control. Pictorial warnings work better than text alone, but if positioned on the back of the pack are less visible and less effective, say the researchers. In 2008 the UK became the third European Union cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:40
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