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[Georgia, New York] A New Smoking Ban in Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Many housing advocates support the ban. But they worry about how it will be enforced. Elderly, disabled and mentally ill tenants, they say, will have a harder time complying because the ban forces them to stand 25 feet away from their front door to smoke
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 20, 2018 15:46
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[UK] Teenagers wrongly think vaping is as bad as smoking

More than a quarter of teenagers believe that vaping is as dangerous as smoking, twice the proportion of five years ago. The anti-smoking charity ASH said that misguided advice from doctors and teachers and social media scare stories about e-cigarettes
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:12
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Quitters: Americans, even younger ones, drop smoking to lowest rate ever

The national smoking rate among Americans has plummeted to a record low of 16 percent. In the early 1950s, nearly half the country (45 percent) smoked, according to regular Gallup surveys.
Hot Air (blog)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:57
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[UK] Number of pregnant women smoking goes UP for first time as more take risks with unborn babies' lives

Rates of smoking during pregnancy have increased for the first time on record, NHS figures show. Cuts in smoking cessation services have been blamed for the rise, which puts more women at risk of miscarriage and endangering their baby’s health. NHS Dig
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 04:27
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[California] Letter: Tobacco study reveals stores targeting youth

I am a member of the Youth Tobacco Advocacy and Policy Project. In 2016, my peers and we conducted a survey in San Pablo... There are 28 stores selling tobacco within 1,000 feet of one of the nine schools in San Pablo. Menthol cigarettes, cheap flavored
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 10, 2018 17:55
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[Australia] Millennials are worse drivers than baby boomers, with young drivers more likely to use their phones, smoke and even have SEX while driving

bad habits include wearing thongs, texting while driving, facebooking, smoking, sleeping and even driving on the wrong side of the road
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 16:53
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[Ireland] Casual smokers ‘dangerously unaware’ of the health risks

People who smoke only a few cigarettes a week are more at risk of developing cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, fertility problems and other health problems compared with non-smokers, a report suggests. A group of doctors said occasional smoking, whic
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 9, 2018 15:21
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[Canada] CANADIAN STUDENT TOBACCO, ALCOHOL AND DRUGS SURVEY

The Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CSTADS), formerly the Youth Smoking Survey (YSS), is a biennial survey administered to students in grades 7-12 across Canada. CSTADS is implemented with the cooperation, support and funding of Healt
University of Waterloo (ca)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:16
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LGBQ teens more likely to use illegal street drugs

With cigarettes, 47 percent of LGBQ youth said they had smoked at least once, as did 31 percent of heterosexual teens.
Reuters
added Aug 8, 2018 16:03
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[California] Vaping, other tobacco products tied to higher risk that teens will try marijuana

Adolescents who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than teens who have never tried vaping, a U.S. study suggests. At 10 high schools in Los Angeles, a total of 2,668 students participated in two surveys
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2018 16:52
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