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Adult Smoking In Wisconsin Hits Record Low

announced today that the state’s adult smoking rate is at the lowest rate ever recorded in Wisconsin. The adult smoking rate is at 18%, a two percentage point drop from 2012, and is consistent with the national smoking rate of 17.8%
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 8, 2014 22:51

Bureau of Prisons: Smoking/No Smoking Areas (PDF)

The revised regulations indicate that smoking is generally prohibited in and on the grounds of Bureau institutions and offices, with the following two exceptions: Smoking is permitted as part of an authorized inmate religious activity; and, for Bureau
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Dec 8, 2014 18:24

Tobacco Use 2012/13: New Zealand Health Survey

The significant decrease in daily and current (daily, weekly and monthly) smoking in New Zealand seen since 1996/97 has continued. In 1996/97, a quarter (25%) of the adult population reported being current smokers and by 2012/13 this rate had dropped to
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Dec 4, 2014 07:37

[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales

This report describes changes in children’s exposure to smoking in cars between 2008 and 2014. It also includes data on the prevalence of e-cigarette use and associations with parental smoking and future smoking intentions.
added Dec 4, 2014 07:24


· On September 22, 1999, the United States filed a lawsuit against the major cigarette manufacturers and two industry affiliated organizations. The case is before U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Feb 21, 2015 09:23
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Comment Opportunities

OPEN DOCKETS FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: NAME: Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health Workshop DOCKET NO. FDA-2014-N-1936 DATES: Submit written or electronic comments by April 15, 2015.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 4, 2014 06:19

[Maryland] A Public Workshop – Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health

Due to overwhelming demand from the public to participate in the open comment session, we are starting the workshop early on December 11, 2014. Please note the new start time is 8:00 a.m. on December 11. The workshop will begin, as planned, at 8:00 a.m.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 4, 2014 06:17

[Canada] TOBACCO TAX ACT - O. Reg. 247/14

This Regulation applies with respect to registration certificates that may be issued under section 2.2 of the Act for raw leaf tobacco producers, raw leaf tobacco processors, raw leaf tobacco dealers, raw leaf tobacco importers and raw leaf tobacco export
e-laws (Government of Ontario) (ca)
added Dec 3, 2014 13:13

[UK] Family Spending, 2014 Edition - ONS

Living Costs and Food Survey / UK households spent an average of £517 a week in 2013. See table A1 (153.5 Kb Excel sheet) for the full breakdown of expenditure. .. Categories: Economy, Personal Finances, Consumers and Customers, Personal Expenditure Freq
added Dec 3, 2014 12:06


Smoking imposes costs on society, and the government believes it is therefore fair to ask the tobacco industry to make a greater contribution. The government will shortly launch a consultation on introducing a levy on tobacco manufacturers and importer
added Dec 4, 2014 07:09
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