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Slightly more than half of men in Greece smoke

On 27 January 2014, Greece released its Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) results. GATS surveyed adults 15 years of age or older. Highlights from the 2013 GATS Greece survey are as follows: * 51.2% of men, 25.7% of women, and 38.2% overall (3.5 million
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:59

Recent Increases in Efficiency in Cigarette Nicotine Delivery: Implications for Tobacco Control

data provided by tobacco manufacturers suggest that the increasing trend in yield is not related to variations in nicotine content but to the yield-to-content ratio, contradicting their assertions of agricultural variations. Nicotine yield and yield-to-c
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 21, 2014 04:10

[Canada] E-cigarettes take social scene by storm

To date, Health Canada has not approved any e-cigarettes under the Food and Drugs Act, say the officials, which means that it is not legal to sell e-cigarettes with juice that contains nicotine in Canada. Some proponents of e-cigarettes contest that ass
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Jan 16, 2014 15:57

Smokeless tobacco products sold in Massachusetts from 2003 to 2012: trends and variations in brand availability, nicotine contents and design features

The number of smokeless tobacco products increased in the Massachusetts market. Further, mean unionised (free) nicotine levels in smokeless tobacco products of several manufacturers continued to rise despite decreasing levels from other manufacturers. Th
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2014 03:36

The choice of discount brand cigarettes: a comparative analysis of International Tobacco Control surveys in Canada and the USA (2002–2005)

(1) the widened price differential between premium and discount brand cigarettes contributed to the increased share of discount brand cigarettes in Canada in contrast to a relatively steady share in the USA during 2002–2005 and (2) increasing the price ra
Tobacco Control
added Nov 7, 2013 03:53

[Jamaica] Significant Decline in Asthma Admissions Since Smoking Ban

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says there has been a 20 per cent reduction in asthmatic admissions to hospitals since the imposition of the no smoking policy in specified public spaces. The ban was imposed on July 15, with the implementat
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:28

[Pennsylvania] Electronic cigarettes should be treated like tobacco

The potential dangers of electronic cigarettes have members of the Pennsylvania Medical Society concerned, and until more is known about the products, the state's physicians believe they should be treated no differently than tobacco products.
added Oct 30, 2013 02:35

blu Continues to Dominate E-Cig Sales

The upward trend of electronic cigarette sales continued this week as Nielsen released its C-Store Tobacco Report for the period ending Sept. 28, 2013. During that time, electronic cigarette c-store dollar sales were up by 156.7%, reaching $42.2 million,
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 24, 2013 03:42

The tobacco endgame in Hong Kong: public support for a total ban on tobacco sales

A total ban on tobacco sales was supported by most respondents. Ex-smokers and current smokers also voiced substantial support, although less than never smokers. A total ban on tobacco sales before 2022 should be the goal as it is supported by most of th
Tobacco Control
added Sep 18, 2013 03:26

[Texas] Lack of Research On E-Cigarettes A Big Concern For Anti-Smoking Advocates

MD Anderson Cancer Center ... is conducting a study on people who smoke and drink heavily, and want to quit both, and another study on smokers with a history of mood disorders.
KUHF 88.7 Houston (TX) Public Media
added Sep 3, 2013 00:16
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