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Youth tobacco smoking rates putting millions at risk of premature death | More than 1 in 5 high school students use a tobacco product; 90 percent are tobacco smokers

Almost 23 percent of high school students currently use a tobacco product,...Of particular concern, more than 90 percent of those using a tobacco product are using combustible tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, and pipes. Extensive us
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Nov 13, 2014 14:49

CDC: More teens smoking e-cigarettes, hookah

More middle and high school students are smoking electronic cigarettes, hookahs and cigars...While rates for those tobacco products have increased, overall youth smoking rates haven't declined at all, a concerning figure for health officials. "We need e
added Nov 13, 2014 14:36

Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2013

22.9% of high school students reported current use of a tobacco product, including 12.6% who reported current use of two or more tobacco products. Among all high school students, cigarettes (12.7%) and cigars (11.9%) were the most commonly reported tobacc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 13, 2014 14:31

[Singapore] Shisha smoking on decline over past 2 years

Last year, the authorities revoked the outdoor smoking licences of 12 out of 23 shisha cafes in the area for allowing shisha smoking outside designated areas. Under the law, food establishments are allowed to have smoking areas of up to one-fifth of thei
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:43

Tobacco in Iran

Cigarettes maintains growth potential due to low unit prices and the rising number of smokers The number of smokers in Iran continued to grow during 2013 despite widespread advertising in the mass media highlighting the negative health effects of smoking
Euromonitor International
added Nov 11, 2014 18:25

[Singapore] Online petition to review shisha ban

More than 200 people have signed a petition to review the recent ban on shisha. The appeal on petition website was started last Thursday by Ms Isabelle Yeo, a National University of Singapore law graduate. The 28-year-old has also written an o
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 11, 2014 01:43

Multiple tobacco product use among US adolescents and young adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

Nearly half of current adolescent and young adult tobacco users in this study engaged in dual and multiple tobacco product use; the majority of them used products that fall outside current FDA regulatory authority. This study supports FDA deeming of these
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2014 21:09

[California] Neighbors fight new SF e-cigarette shop and hookah lounge

Blake He, 27, holding 17-month-old son Jayce, made some concessions to his business plan to get Happy Vape, an e-cigarette shop on Ocean Avenue, approved by the Planning Commission. However, neighbors say it would be another bad business for the neighborh
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Nov 10, 2014 15:38

Singapore clamps down on shisha smoking

The Singapore government said it would phase out public shisha smoking to protect young people who feel that smoking tobacco through water pipes is less harmful than cigarettes. Faishal Ibrahim, parliamentary secretary for the health ministry, told a le
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 10, 2014 11:10
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[Singapore] EDITORIAL: Hubble-bubble trouble

when bans are applied liberally, these can turn into a default solution for a range of ills and might inadvertently breed a certain leaning towards intolerance among the populace. Restrictions are likely to be accepted when the reasons are sound but a ba
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 10, 2014 11:10
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