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[UK] Should smoking be banned in city parks?

Deputy city mayor Councillor Rory Palmer has called for a public debate on whether smoking should be banned in the city’s parks. He is asking people to get in touch with their views to see if the idea should be taken forward.
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 13:07

New Mexico might look to ban smoking on restaurant and bar patios too

The New Mexico Health Department recently conducted a survey with almost 3,000 people asking them if they would support restaurants that choose to ban smoking on their patios. The department reports that 75 percent of those surveyed said they would supp
KOB-TV Channel 4 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Oct 16, 2014 23:48

[UK] Seeking out ‘easy targets’? Tobacco companies, health inequalities and public policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Department of Health held a consultation on the future of tobacco control, including a focus on reducing socioeconomic inequalities in smoking, to which tobacco companies made written submissions.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2014 15:51

A Longitudinal Study of Electronic Cigarette Use in a Population-based Sample of Adult Smokers: Association with Smoking Cessation and Motivation to Quit

Daily use of electronic cigarettes for at least one month is strongly associated with quitting smoking at follow up. Further investigation of the underlying reasons for intensive versus intermittent use will help shed light on the mechanisms underlying th
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:53

Trends in Awareness and Use of Electronic Cigarettes Among U.S. Adults, 2010–2013

increased considerably among U.S. adults during 2010–2013. In 2013, over one-third of current cigarette smokers reported having ever used e-cigarettes. Given the uncertain public health impact of e-cigarettes, continued surveillance of emerging utilizatio
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:51

[Australia] The Use of Smoking Cessation and Quit Support Services by Socioeconomic Status Over 10 Years of the National Drug Strategy Household Survey

evidence suggests that low-SES smokers use quit services and support options equally to high-SES smokers, and thus access does not drive the SES differential in smoking. However, the findings are positive, suggesting that increasing the uptake of prescrip
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2014 20:50

[UK] Parks smoking ban plan divides Newsbeat listeners

We've been asking them what they think about a report which is calling for London to ban smoking in parks and public squares, like New York. And just before the rest of the UK writes this article off as a "London issue, if this scheme is a success it co
BBC Online
added Oct 15, 2014 16:23

[UK] Should smoking be banned in public places? Bath responds to a report which could see smoking banned at famous landmarks in London

In Bath, the news has fired up a debate on social media, with some people suggesting the measures are over the top and some supporting the idea. We asked people if smoking should be banned in Bath’s parks and public areas on our Facebook and Twitter pag
Bath Chronicle (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 12:53
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[UK] North West smoking rate drop means nearly 20,000 fewer smokers

Smoking rates in North West England fell significantly over the past 12 months, a new Government survey has found. The annual Integrated Household Survey revealed that adult smoking fell from 21.6% in 2012 to 20.1% in 2013. Nationally the figure fell from
Salford Online (uk)
added Oct 14, 2014 11:37
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Americans have 14 million smoking-related ailments: study

Using surveys, the researchers found that in 2009 roughly seven million Americans reported almost 11 million major medical conditions caused by smoking. Including ailments people don’t know they have or didn't report, that number climbs to 14 million med
added Oct 14, 2014 11:36
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