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Friday Feedback: Do We _Need_ a Surgeon General?

Sager: "A vigorous surgeon general reminds us why and how to modify behaviors that damage our health prematurely.... and plans ahead, remembering that since the then-controversial Surgeon General's report on smoking and health was issued in 1964, U.S. smo
MedPage Today
added Dec 19, 2014 16:19
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[Italy] A novel approach for monitoring tobacco use in local communities by wastewater analysis

This approach can provide objective and updated information, which are useful to assess the efficacy of tobacco-control interventions, with the aim of designing and implementing effective tobacco control plans.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:06
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[Italy] Editorial: Flushing out smoking: measuring population tobacco use via wastewater analysis

Cross-sectional household surveys are the main source of smoking prevalence estimates. The reliability of these estimates relies on large representative samples of the population providing accurate information on their tobacco use. This survey data is re
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:05
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Relationship between knowledge about the harms of smoking and smoking status in the 2010 Global Adult Tobacco China Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Compared with those who have never smoked and those who have ceased smoking, current smokers in China are more likely to believe that low-tar cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:02
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[UK] Government launches consultation on sale of e-cigs to under-18s

consultation proposes to stop the sale of nicotine inhaling products, including e-cigarettes, nicotine refill cartridges and nicotine liquids, to under-18s and would also make it an offence for an adult to buy e-cigarettes for a child.
The Grocer (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 07:08
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VIDEO: Survey says nearly 80 percent of Oklahomans prefer smoke-free bars and clubs

The survey was conducted in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, two of the largest cities in the state. News 12 spoke to those in our area who say it may not accurately reflect Texomans' views.
KXII (Sherman, TX/Ardmore, OK)
added Dec 18, 2014 02:40
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[UK] Protecting children from secondhand smoke and nicotine addiction

The majority of respondents to our consultation on making private vehicles smokefree when carrying children agreed that reducing children’s exposure to secondhand smoke is important. We will introduce the regulations to allow new rules to come into forc
GOV.UK
added Dec 18, 2014 02:31
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Teen E-Cigarette Use Steams Past Smoking, Survey Finds

more students reported using an e-cigarette in the past month than admitted to past-month use of traditional cigarettes in the 2014 Monitoring the Future survey, which gathers information on eighth-, 10th- and 12th-grade students.
U.S. News & World Report
added Dec 17, 2014 05:45
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E-Cigarettes Top Smoking Among Youths, Study Says

A new federal survey has found that e-cigarette use among teenagers has surpassed the use of traditional cigarettes as smoking has continued to decline. Health advocates say the trend for e-cigarette use is dangerous because it is making smoking seem nor
New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:34
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[Australia] Significant number of women still smoking while pregnant: birth rate report

THOMAS ORITI: The dangers of smoking during pregnancy are well established and today's findings further the point. About 6 per cent of babies were born with a low birth-weight - that's less than 2.5 kilograms - but the rate doubled for mothers who smoke
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:17
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