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[New Zealand] Smoking among Maori girls stubbornly high

A new survey by Action on Smoking and Health shows smoking among 14 and 15 year olds is at its lowest level in 15 years. Just three percent are still smoking. But ASH director Stephanie Erick said Maori girls at that age are 4 times more likely to smok
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 28, 2015 12:33
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[New York] The Debate To Raise The Legal Age For Buying Tobacco Products Is Back

we decided to get feedback from our own NYU students on the matter. After conducting a student survey we found that the majority of students who participated stood against the age raise. One student claimed:
NYULocal (blog)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:06
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[New York] Survey Shows Changing View Toward Smoking

A survey of Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler County residents shows a growing number of residents are against smoking in public. Reporter Matt Jarchow explains what the survey revealed and what it means for the community.
Time Warner Cable News
added Mar 27, 2015 22:19
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[Canada] Alberta budget survey results: Albertans want a balanced approach

When asked how the province can stabilize revenue, the top three choices from Albertans responding to the survey were raising tobacco taxes (71%), increasing corporate taxes (69%) and introducing a graduated personal tax rate (58%).
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:03
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[Massachusetts] Smoke ban being considered for Quincy public housing properties

The housing authority, which manages 938 state-funded and 650 federally funded residential units in Quincy, recently sent out a “Smoke-Free Housing Survey” to its tenants, a copy of which was obtained by The Patriot Ledger on Tuesday.
Quincy (MA) Patriot Ledger
added Mar 24, 2015 15:15
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[Australia] BMJ publishes ‘clusterbomb’ of evidence on benefits of tobacco plain packaging, but fight with companies ‘far from over’

“These results should give confidence to countries considering plain packaging that plain packs not only reduce appeal of tobacco products and increase the effectiveness of health warnings but also diminish the tobacco industry’s ability to use packs to
Crikey (au)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:39
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015 (PDF)

This report contains country-specific estimates1 for four indicators: current and daily tobacco smoking and current and daily cigarette smoking, for males and females for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025. Estimates were not calculated fo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:28
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WCTOH survey of global expertise in tobacco control

The Executive Committee of the WCTOH Scientific Programme Committee is conducting a survey to help to document international tobacco control expertise and activities, and to foster communication and collaboration in support of global tobacco control acti
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:13
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[New York] E-Cigarette Use in College Tied to Other Risky Behaviors

College students who use tobacco, marijuana and/or binge drink are more likely to use electronic cigarettes, researchers report. The study included more than 1,400 students, aged 18 to 23, at four colleges/universities in upstate New York who took part
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 18, 2015 12:49
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[Iowa] Study: more kids using electronic cigarettes than regular ones

More kids in Iowa are using electronic cigarettes than traditional ones. That's according to the annual Iowa Youth Survey from the Iowa Department of Public Health. This is the first year the survey asked kids about electronic cigarettes.
KWWL Channel 7 (Waterloo, Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, IA)
added Mar 17, 2015 12:48
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