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[UK] Young People’s Use of E-Cigarettes across the United Kingdom: Findings from Five Surveys 2015–2017 [FREE FULL TEXT]

regular use among 11–16 year olds remains very low, at 3% or less, and remains largely confined to regular smokers. Regular e-cigarette use among never smokers is very rare. These low rates of regular use suggest that youth experimentation is not currentl
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Aug 30, 2017 20:59

Health Groups Demand 'R' Rating for Movies That Show Smoking

"As physicians and advocates, we are speaking with a unified voice: Filmmakers must stop enabling the tobacco industry to target our children," Dr. Fernando Stein, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, said in a statement released Tuesday. "T
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2017 14:54

[UK] Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors

Researchers tracked more than 2,500 people 60 and older in England and found that current smoking boosted that risk by about 60 percent. The scientists determined that the participants were frail if they had at least three of five conditions: unintention
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 30, 2017 14:53

[Asia, Bangladesh] Indonesians top smokers in world

Male smoking rate is high in Asian countries, with Indonesian men ranked the world’s top smokers as 76% of them smoke. Infographics:
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:41

[Asia] China’s tobacco consumption accounts for 44% of world’s total

China has seen 15 million new smokers in 5 years. As a result, it is urgent for the country to step up its efforts to control tobacco. A nationwide adult tobacco survey issued in 2015 said that 27.7% of Chinese above the age of 15 are smokers, and the to
People's Daily (cn)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:39

[UK] E-cigarette teen warnings unfounded, says Public Health England

“Our analysis of the latest surveys from all parts of the United Kingdom, involving thousands of teenagers shows clearly that for those teens who don't smoke, e-cigg experimentation is simply not translating into regular use," said Linda Bauld, professor
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:37

[UK] There is no evidence teenagers experimenting with e-cigarettes will go on to smoke tobacco, study reveals

Just three per cent of children aged 11 to 16 regularly vape, and those who do are highly likely to already have smoked tobacco. Among young people who have never smoked, regular use of e-cigarettes is as low as 0.1 per cent. Rising popularity of the d
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:36

[UK] Fears over e-cigarettes leading to smoking for young people unfounded – study

Young people who try e-cigarettes are not more likely to take up smoking as a result, according to a substantial new study. Public health experts have been divided over e-cigarettes. Some believe they will help millions quit their deadly tobacco habit,
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:35

[California] UC appoints new class of Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Student Fellows

Eleven UC Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Student Fellowships of $12,000 each have been awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing projects aimed at reducing the health hazards of smoke and tobacco systemwide and supporting campus policy-oriented ef
University of California, Berkeley
added Aug 30, 2017 04:41
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[UK] E-cigarette use by teenagers doesn´t lead to smoking, experts state

analysis has concluded that most e-cigarette experimentation among young people does not lead to regular use. And levels of regular e-cigarette use in young people who have never smoked remain very low, according to the study – a collaboration between t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2017 04:19
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