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[Canada] Survey shows e-cigarettes a growing problem for students

Medical officials say more research needs to be done, after a survey showed more than 10% of Grade Nine students surveyed in the Niagara region had used e-cigarettes. Among the reasons they gave for trying it - to be "cool," or saying it was fun, as well
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:52
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Study: New concerns raised over teen e-cigarette use

The conclusion raises the question of whether e-cigarettes are merely substituting for cigarettes or being used by teens who wouldn’t otherwise be smoking. In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported e-cigarettes were the most commo
USA Today
added Jul 11, 2016 21:00
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Impact of removing point-of-sale tobacco displays: data from a New Zealand youth survey

The introduction of a POS display ban and concurrent measures was followed by significant reductions in initiation, experimental and regular smoking, attempted purchase of cigarettes, and reduced association between visiting tobacco-retailing stores and s
Tobacco Control
added Jul 5, 2016 11:38
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[Norway] Majority: Ban tobacco sales for those born after 2000

Six out of ten Norwegians support a proposal from the Norwegian Medical Association (Legeforeningen - NMA) to ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone born after 2000. NMA said in January that Norway should create “a tobacco-free generation” by 2035.
The Local (no)
added May 30, 2016 19:35
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E-cigarette use rose rapidly in UK, France: European study

The number of people in France and Britain who have tried an electronic or e-cigarette has risen sharply in just two years, according to a Europe-wide study published on Tuesday... It found that France had the highest use of e-cigarettes, with the propo
Reuters
added May 25, 2016 04:23
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[Australia] Cancer Council Victoria fears reputation at risk in FOI battle with tobacco company

reputation as a research body would be "significantly damaged" if it was forced to hand over confidential survey information on plain-packaged cigarettes to a big tobacco company, a Melbourne court has been told.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 16, 2016 19:20
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VIDEO: E-cigarette Trend Exploding Among Oregon Teens

tripling over the last couple of years with eleventh graders, according to a study by the Oregon Health Authority. We spoke with local teens to find out why they’re turning to e-cigs and how they're getting them, even though it's against the law for min
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added May 16, 2016 19:18
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Exposure to secondhand smoke drops in Việt Nam: new report

Việt Nam has seen a remarkable reduction in the exposure rate to secondhand smoke (SHS) over the past decade, an official has said. The news was revealed on Wednesay to participants at a conference on conducting tobacco harm-reduction activities in 2016.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 13, 2016 15:05
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FDA should regulate the manufacturing and marketing of hookah tobacco to prevent misperceptions of harm and widespread use

My colleagues at UCSF and I have submitted the following public comment to the FDA... A recent study of adolescents’ perceptions of risks associated with use of tobacco products conducted by the UCSF TCORS found hookah use was the most prevalent among al
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 21, 2016 09:09
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GLANTZ: In Ontario Canada, support grows for smokefree movies and adult film rating (18A)

In results released 1 April 2016, Canadian tobacco control groups found 79 percent of Ontario adults wanted to end smoking in movies rated 14A or lower (similar to US PG-13 and lower in the US). Seventy-seven percent opposed the display of tobacco brand
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 19, 2016 14:00
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