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[Canada] Ford government delays new vaping rules

“The government will work with the public, experts and businesses to re-examine the evidence related to vaping as a smoking cessation tool to ensure that any changes are in the best interests of everyone and protect Ontarians’ health and safety,” Simon
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:57
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[UK] North-East smoking rates hit historic low

THE North-East has recorded a historic low for smoking according to new figures published, with smoking rates nearly halving since 2005. Smoking prevalence among adults in the region fell from 17.2 per cent in 2016 to 16.2 per cent in 2017, said the Ann
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:52
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[UK] North East smoking rates halved - claims latest figures

“In 2005, our adult smoking rates were on 29% and these new figures show we are getting close to halving smoking. 2017 saw the continued roll out of standardised packaging, and further evidence that electronic cigarettes are a much safer option for smoker
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:51
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Number of smokers in Northern Ireland at a record low... but we still puff the most in UK

Around one in six adults here said they used cigarettes. That is equivalent to 16.5% of our adult population (around 226,000 people) - higher than England (14.9%); Wales (16.1%) and Scotland (16.3%)... The report also shows around 5.5% use electronic ci
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:48
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[UK] One in four smokers has quit since 2011 / Britain now has the lowest tobacco use in Europe

Eliminating smoking entirely is within reach if the NHS gets serious about helping people quit, experts said. Last year 15.1 per cent of the adult population — 7.4 million people — smoked, down from 20.2 per cent in 2011, according to Office for Nationa
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:43
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[UK] Britain is winning the war on tobacco, health chief insists

The ONS data showed that 15.1% of adults smoked cigarettes, which the body estimated would equate to about 7.4 million people. Its report added: “The latest figure represents a significant reduction in the proportion of current smokers since 2016, when 1
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 4, 2018 14:03
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Social Aspects of Hookah Smoking Among US Youth [FREE FULL TEXT]

Peer influence most strongly predicted occasional smoking, whereas household member influence most strongly predicted frequent hookah smoking. More than 3 in 5 youth overestimated the prevalence of hookah smoking within their grade. Mass media and program
Pediatrics
added Jul 4, 2018 04:22
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CHAPMAN: On-line abuse and trolling by pro-tobacco and vaping activists (PDF)

This document provides a cross-section of examples of florid, vile, bizarre and sometimes wonderfully funny abuse I have received in the past eight or so years from activists opposed to tobacco control and/or aggressively promoting e-cigarettes and atta
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 13, 2018 16:32
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Adult smoking habits in the UK: 2017

In the UK, 15.1% of people aged 18 years and above smoked cigarettes, which equates to around 7.4 million people in the population, based on our estimate from the Annual Population Survey. Of the constituent countries, 14.9% of adults in England smoked;
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 15:32
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Adult smoking habits in the UK: 2017

Cigarette smoking among adults including the proportion of people who smoke, their demographic breakdowns, changes over time, and e-cigarettes.
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 15:30
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