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Many Teens Think 'Light Smoking' Is Safe, Study Finds

While the vast majority of American teens say heavy daily smoking is a major health hazard, many others mistakenly believe that "light" -- or occasional -- smoking isn't harmful. "All smoking counts," said study lead author Stephen Amrock, a medical stud
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 12, 2015 23:07
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[Asia] Great majority of Iranians oppose smoking hookah in tea houses

Over 71 percent of the participants believed that hookah smoking would be more harmful to one's health than smoking cigarettes. 86 percent of the respondents showed disapproval of smoking hookahs, women more than men, and villagers more than city people
Tehran Times
added Jan 11, 2015 03:00
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The impact of the 2009/2010 enhancement of cigarette health warning labels in Uruguay: longitudinal findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Uruguay Survey

led to increases of key HWL indicators, thus supporting the conclusion that enhancing HWLs beyond minimum guideline recommendations can lead to even higher levels of effectiveness.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2014 03:15
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[Sweden] Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect

FDA should recognize that data from studies, including those cited by Swedish Match, that use a single question to measure comparative harm are likely to underestimate the proportion of people who consider smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigaret
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:47
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Tobacco tax increase a success: Fewer Minnesota kids smoking

The Raise it for Health coalition praised the results of a study today released by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), showing a dramatic drop in the number of Minnesota kids smoking cigarettes. Specifically, the smoking rate among Minnesota student
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2014 14:16
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The Social Norms and Beliefs of Teenage Male Electronic Cigarette Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

respondents stated that e-cigarettes are popular because they are accessible, healthier than tobacco cigarettes, and more aesthetically pleasing. Because of the growing popularity and uncertainty regarding the social and physical consequences of e-cigaret
Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse
added Aug 26, 2014 15:51
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[Ireland] There is no safe level of smoking

frequency of smoking —57.49% of all smokers describe themselves as occasional or light smokers. This means they smoke between one and five cigarettes a day (for occasional smokers) and between six and ten a day (for light smokers). This is all part of
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:39
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[Turkey] Turks smoking less, survey shows

Use of tobacco in Turkey has dropped to 27.1 percent of the population from 31.2 percent in four years, according to a recent survey by the Health Ministry
Hurriyet (tr)
added Jul 9, 2014 19:08
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Smoking in literature – quiz

This day in 1999 saw a landmark ruling against the tobacco industry, with a Miami jury later awarding $145bn damages to 500,000 Florida smokers. Can you light up the scoreboard with your knowledge of tobacco in literature?
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 7, 2014 21:45
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E-cigarette use in air transit: self-reported data from US flight attendants

Flight attendants commonly witnessed e-cigarette use during flights and gave conflicting reports about what was allowed by airlines, which indicates inadequate communication of policies to passengers and crew. Indeed, the Federal Aviation Administration (
Tobacco Control
added Jun 27, 2014 10:45
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