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[Canada] Gail Asper urges smokers to quit, saying it took years off her parents' lives

Manitoba Lung Association is hoping a contest to quit smoking, even for 24 hours, might convince smokers to try butting out for good. If that isn't convincing enough, Gail Asper said smoking took years off her parents' lives. She shared her family's batt
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:03
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco, the FDA and the future of tobacco-less smoking

What concerns health advocates the most are the plethora of flavorings, variations and nicotine doses that are added to the liquid. The two chemicals, for example, are not approved for inhalation. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the California D
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jan 3, 2016 21:02
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[North Carolina] New Study Finds the Use of Multiple Tobacco Products Is Popular Among Teenagers

“This study illustrated how much of a problem poly-tobacco use really is...Adolescents are not just using cigarettes. They are using cigarettes and other tobacco products – some of which are new and unregulated. We need to be thinking about how to tackle
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Dec 31, 2015 14:49
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[Michigan] Cigarillo use increases estimates of teen smoking rates by half

The percentage of teens who smoked tobacco in the past 30 days increased by more than half when cigarillos—small cigars or little cigars—are included with regular cigarettes as a form of tobacco use. The finding supports concerns in the public health com
University of Michigan
added Dec 18, 2015 20:13
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Flavored Tobacco Product Use Among US Youth Aged 12-17 Years, 2013-2014

Most tobacco use begins during youth and young adulthood. Recent declines in prevalence of cigarette smoking among youth have coincided with increased use of e-cigarettes and hookahs. Although flavors other than menthol are prohibited in cigarettes in th
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Nov 12, 2015 14:43
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22 wealthy nations that smoke the most

1. Greece — 38.9% The biggest smokers in the OECD are the Greeks: 43.7% of men smoke in Greece and 34% of women do. Like Latvia and many other countries on this list, Greece has a big problem with illegal cigarette smuggling. A recent report estimated t
Business Insider
added Nov 8, 2015 21:10
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What happens when we raise the age to buy cigarettes to 25?

The AAP policy asks that the U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration regulates e-cigarettes the same way cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco are. American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network member Chris Hansen said, "powerful interventions are
Catholic Online
added Oct 26, 2015 18:51
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'Low-Nicotine' Cigarettes May Help Smokers Quit

participants smoked nearly one-third fewer cigarettes a day and were twice as likely to try to quit, compared with smokers of regular cigarettes, the investigators found. The best results came with cigarettes containing 0.4 milligrams of nicotine per gra
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22
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[Iceland] Denmark: Almost 1 in 2 upper-secondary students smoke

46% of Danish upper-secondary students smoke either daily or occasionally, according to a new survey by the State Institute of Public Health (SIPH), with the numbers revealing a huge increase in young smokers over the past two decades.
Icenews (is)
added Sep 23, 2015 19:42
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“What Is Our Story?” Philip Morris’s Changing Corporate Narrative.

PMC replaced its market success–oriented corporate narrative with a new one centered on responsibility....new narrative was unconvincing to many of its employees...repositioning that would help the company continue business as usual. Moving toward a tobac
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 11, 2015 14:25
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