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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

Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2014 14:48

[Florida] LETTER: No Cigars, No Cigar Illness

What about tobacco’s impact on the national economy through increased medical costs and lost productivity, and on public health through more than 400,000 deaths a year? Nostalgia shouldn’t undermine the F.D.A.’s authority to regulate products that kill w
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:15

[California, Oklahoma] Investigation reveals e-cigarette smokers may inhale metal

The State of Oklahoma doesn't have any laws about e-cigarettes, however Gov. Mary Fallin signed an executive order that bans the devices on state property that took effect Jan. 1. Oklahoma State University and the City of Tahlequah recently tabled propo
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:39

Smoking wanes in Uzbekistan

The number of male smokers in Uzbekistan has decreased from 30% in 2002 to 22% today, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Only 3% of its female population smokes, Health Ministry spokesman Furkat Sadykov said. (USCENTCOM--U.S. Department of Defence)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:45

GODSHALL: Impact of FDA Deeming Regulation on Public Health -- FDLI (Food and Drug Law Institute) Annual Conference April 23, 2013

a deeming regulation for e-cigarettes would threaten the lives of cigarette smokers and e-cigarette consumers, and would only protect existing cigarette and drug industry markets. FDA’s actions on e-cigarettes since 2009 have been unethical public health
Google Docs
added Sep 27, 2013 03:32

[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

[Australia and Oceania] Fiji to be smoke-free

THE Ministry of Health is calling on members of the public to join its campaign to make Fiji a smoke-free country. ... Mr Tavui revealed that Fiji, being a small country with less than 900,000 people, was struggling with the burden of death and diseases
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 2, 2013 14:56

[China] In Marlboro country, smoking 'nurtures talent'

"Tobacco nurtures talent," says the slogan on the quadrangle wall at a school in Guang'an city, which is co-sponsored by the China Tobacco Corp and the Hope Project of the Communist Youth League.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:22

[China] Chinese smokers make tobacco companies feel fine

the growth of the tobacco industry is ensured by the enormous number of smokers in Asia and first of all in China. The WHO blames the Chinese authorities for the failure of the global anti-smoking campaign.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 17, 2012 12:29
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