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Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2016 National Health Interview Survey (PDF)

. The percentage of current cigarette smokers was higher for men (17.8%) than for women (13.9%). . The percentage of former cigarette smokers was higher for men (26.1%) than for women (18.8%). . The percentage of those who had never smoked cigarettes w
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 23, 2017 14:40
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Tobacco price boards as a promotional strategy—a longitudinal observational study in Australian retailers

Price boards promote tobacco products in ways that undermine the effectiveness of tax policy as a means of discouraging consumption. Communication to consumers about prices should be restricted to information sheets provided to adult smokers on request at
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:32
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:31
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Perceived nicotine content of reduced nicotine content cigarettes is a correlate of perceived health risks

Although the perception of reduced nicotine is associated with a reduction in perceived harm, it may not attenuate the anticipated beneficial effects on smoking behaviour. These findings have implications for potential product standards targeting nicotine
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:30
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Automated dripping devices for vapers: RDTAs, bottomfeeders, squonk mods and dripboxes

However, ‘dripping’ is another method that involves the application of liquid to the coil of a direct drip atomiser or rebuildable dripping atomiser.1 2 Users report that dripping provides greater vapour yields, stronger throat hit and a better flavour.3
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2017 05:29
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Effects of Filter Ventilation on Behavioral Economic Demand for Cigarettes: A Preliminary Investigation

This selective effect suggests that regulatory action banning filter ventilation would only reduce cigarette consumption when effective substitutes for vent-blocked cigarettes are available...effects of removing filter ventilation on demand measures appe
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 22, 2017 21:16
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Methodological approaches to assessing tobacco health warnings $$

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 22, 2017 21:14
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[UK] Not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight and drinking in moderation could add up to 12 YEARS to your life

While women who follow a healthy lifestyle can expect to have an extra dozen years, men can extend their life by 11, a study found....Never smoking and not being obese gives you an extra four-to-five disability-free years, the study found.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:05
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PATH study indicates that e-cigs are less addictive than regular cigarettes

health experts and government regulators had been sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting the first results of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study, which were published in Preventive Medicine... “No doubt about it, e-cigarette
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:00
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Heart attack patients missing out on smoking cessation drugs

People may be inspired to quit smoking cigarettes soon after a heart attack, but new research suggests many don't take advantage of drugs that help kick the habit. Only 7 percent of smokers picked up a prescription for a smoking cessation drug during the
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2017 16:42
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