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Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

15.7 percent reporting exposure to secondhand smoke in 2011-2012, down from nearly 40 percent in 1999-2000. However, exposure rates were higher among those with a history of smoking-related cancer and those living below the federal poverty level.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 22, 2017 14:03
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[USA] Smoking is finally dying out among young people in the UK and US

“Young people are growing up in a different world to the older generation,” says Hazel Cheeseman of UK charity Action on Smoking and Health. “The notion that smoking is the norm is much less true than before.”
New Scientist
added Jun 22, 2017 13:47
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[Missouri] Ast urges council to reconsider tobacco policy

Show Me Tobacco Free Vernon County represented by Kelly Ast... Ast presented the results of a survey taken from more than 600 Vernon County residents, 88 percent said they’d like to see restaurants and bars smoke-free indoors and 66 percent said they woul
Nevada (MO) Herald & Mail
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00
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[Asia, India] Passive smoke raising risk of heart disease among students

More than 50% of higher secondary school students in Ernakulam district who took part in a survey admitted that they were exposed to second-hand smoke at home, schools, and public places. The students were unable to escape passive smoke and almost 15.2% o
Times of India
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00
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[Rhode Island] In Downtown Providence, Reactions To The New Smoking Ban

“You’re outside,” said Heistand. “I mean, what are you gonna do about the people that work down here? Where are they gonna smoke? I don’t think it’s right.” Waiting for a bus at Kennedy Plaza, Becky Fontes agreed.
WRNI (Rhode Island Public Radio)
added Jun 21, 2017 15:13
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Does This Trend Spell Doom for U.S. Tobacco Companies?

falling interest in electronic cigarettes could mean the massive investments that Altria and Reynolds American have made in e-cigarettes and other reduced-risk products might not provide the long-term growth potential investors have hoped to see.
Motley Fool
added Jun 20, 2017 19:41
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[New York] Tobacco Free Network of CNY Releases Tobacco Data for Oswego County

• 41% of residents in Oswego County believe that tobacco is the most important health problem in their community. 41% of adult residents in Oswego County indicate that they believe that tobacco use is among the most important health problem in their comm
Oswego County (NY) Today
added Jun 20, 2017 10:22
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SULLUM: As Vaping Exploded Among Teenagers, Smoking Fell by Half

the FDA's rules threaten to cripple an industry that could help millions of smokers prolong their lives by switching to a far less hazardous source of nicotine. The CDC therefore is endangering public health when it rationalizes those regulations as sensi
Reason Magazine
added Jun 20, 2017 10:10
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Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That

The study included more than 17,000 teens and preteens from 185 U.S. schools. The researchers found that younger adolescents were more likely to support the initiative. Girls were more likely to support raising the minimum age than boys. According to B
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 19, 2017 19:15
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[UK] Prevalence of smoking falls among adults in England

According to a report published today by NHS Digital2, the Office for National Statistics and Public Health England, smoking prevalence fell for all age groups between 2010 and 2016. The largest fall was amongst 18 to 24 year olds - from 26 per cent in 2
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 14:57
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