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[Asia, China] Public satisfied with Beijing smoking ban

Public satisfaction with smoking control efforts in Beijing has doubled since a city-wide smoking ban came into place last year, according to survey results released on Friday. The survey conducted by nonprofit organization the Chinese Association on Tob
Xinhua Newswire
added May 27, 2016 22:24

[Czech Republic, Europe] Surveys consistently reveal most Czechs favour ban on smoking in pubs and restaurants

Are we out of step with the rest of Europe? “We most definitely are. We are, really… in fact behind even Russia, which is alarming. It is kind of sad that we are the ‘last’ country. There are questions why that is and the fact is that there is a very str
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added May 27, 2016 22:24

[Asia, India] 'Larger pictorial warning has little impact on smoking habit'

Amid a raging debate over larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packets, over 70 per cent smokers have said it will have little impact on their smoking habit, according to a survey by insurance firm ICICI Lombard. The government has mandated companies t
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 27, 2016 18:58

[New Zealand] Don't wear too much jewellery, 'listening intently' is a turn off and NEVER take pictures of your meal: Singles reveal their unexpected first date deal-breakers

70 per cent of people revealed they were turned off by those who lied about smoking, many considering this worse than lying about weight, age and height.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53

CDC: Smoke Is Clearing in U.S.

Over the last 6 years, smoking rates have fallen by 27% and bringing the decline in the previous five decades to 64%. In 1965 -- the first year that smoking prevalence data were collected -- 42.4% of adults in the U.S. smoked cigarettes. Close to one in
MedPage Today
added May 26, 2016 14:10

Large majority of California voters favor raising tobacco tax $2 per pack, poll says

The poll results are a boost to a coalition of health groups called Save Lives California that has submitted signatures it believes are sufficient to qualify the measure for the November ballot. “Voters are poised and ready to save lives and ask smokers
Los Angeles Times
added May 26, 2016 08:27

Cigarette Smoking by Adults Dropped in 2015, C.D.C. Survey Says

The survey did not give reasons for the trend or analyze whether it could be attributed to smokers’ switching from conventional cigarettes to e-cigarette devices. The report also said the percentage of current cigarette smokers was higher for men (16.7 p
New York Times
added May 26, 2016 00:53

[Europe] More than half of EU citizens questioned now think e-cigarettes are harmful

More than half of Europeans now think that e-cigarettes are harmful--a proportion that has nearly doubled in two years--show the latest results of a European Union (EU)-wide survey, published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
added May 25, 2016 16:37
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[Europe, UK] Have you tried e-cigarettes and vaping? You're not alone - numbers double in two years

The team, from Imperial College London, found that in the UK the proportion of people who had tried an electronic cigarette increased from 8.9% to 15.5%. Across the EU there was an average increase of 7.2% to 11.6%, according to the study, published in
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added May 25, 2016 14:48
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[Europe, UK] More people try e-cigarettes, as experts warn 'research urgently needed'

Researchers examined the use of the devices across the European Union between 2012 and 2014. The team, from Imperial College London, found that in the UK the proportion of people who had tried an electronic cigarette increased from 8.9% to 15.5%. Exper
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 13:15
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