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One in 9 Ohio teens smoke, survey finds

Ohio has the fifth-highest rate of adolescent smoking, despite making great reductions in the number of 12- to 17-year-olds who choose to light up, according to the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Newark (OH) Advocate
added Nov 17, 2012 19:04
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Increased obesity is wiping out most health benefits of less smoking

A team of researchers with the National Bureau of Economic Research published data looking at obesity and smoking rates. The trends are, as shown in this graph below, not exactly subtle: Both of those trends have an impact on longevity; these researcher
Washington Post
added Sep 25, 2012 17:35
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[New York] E-cigarettes gain in popularity as a way to quit smoking

E-cigarettes are gaining popularity for smoking cessation, but medical experts are cautious
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 25, 2012 13:03
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A Kentucky nurse’s crusade against e-cigs: A celebration of junk science

In a recent post for his blog, TobaccoAnalysis.com, ACSH scientific advisor Dr. Mike Siegel, a professor at Boston University's School of Public Health, attacks the Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy’s crusade against electronic cigarettes. More specif
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Aug 8, 2012 23:20
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Cigar Manufacturer: CDC Tobacco Report Lacks Evidence

Sales data doesn't support allegation that cigarette smokers are switching to cigars
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 8, 2012 12:44
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[Canada] Graphic cigarette warnings don’t put out fire

a $140,000 Health Canada-sponsored survey of 1,505 adult smokers indicates that the agency’s past experimentation with warning messages is causing Canadians to stop lighting up around non-smokers, but may have done little in persuading them to put down th
National Post (ca)
added Aug 7, 2012 03:14
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[France] Teen smoking rate worse in Europe

THE NUMBER of teenagers in France who smoke is significantly higher than in most other European countries, a new study shows. It was found that 38% of French teens (aged 15 or 16) said they had smoked at least one cigarette in the past month, up from 30
The Connexion (fr)
added Jul 30, 2012 15:31
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[Indonesia] When trade law meets public health evidence: the World Trade Organization and clove cigarettes

A recent trade dispute between the USA and Indonesia, overseen by the World Trade Organization, challenges piecemeal approaches to tobacco regulation.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 26, 2012 16:03
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[New York] Point-of-purchase tobacco access and advertisement in food stores

This study identifies food-store characteristics associated with point-of-purchase youth tobacco access and advertisement in order to formulate food-store-specific tobacco control strategies.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 27, 2012 14:49
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[California] Researcher sues UCLA, says his firing was over ideology

UCLA researcher sues in an attempt to retain the position he's held for 35 years. He argues that he was targeted for his work on pollution and secondhand smoke.
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 16, 2012 18:48
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