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[South America/Caribbean] Pot Becoming More Popular Than Cigarettes in Costa Rica Schools

pot in costa rica 1Those who smoked tobacco fell more than a third from 2006 to 2013. 38% of students smoked tobacco seven years ago, compared to 9% today. The change in smoking tobacco might be because of the smoking ban or because it’s now illegal to s
Costa Rican Times (cr)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:38
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[Canada] Study indicates teens smoking marijuana more than tobacco

"We all know about the problems with cigarettes," said Orillia high school student Brayden, 17. "They're bad for your health, but the long-term effects of marijuana are way better." A new study by the University of Waterloo's Propel Centre for Populatio
Orillia Packet and Times (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco: Survey

The same can't be said for their notions about the safety of cigars and smokeless tobacco. And the perception of the safety of these products is directly related to how popular they are, the researchers added. "E-cigarettes are now the most commonly use
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 25, 2016 19:32
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[Canada] What's the key to quitting smoking? KEEP TRYING! Average smoker takes 30 attempts to kick the habit

'For so long we've been talking about five to seven attempts to quit. 'For us (the numbers) were a lot higher.'.. When the study began in 2005, participants reported how many times they recalled ever making a serious attempt to quit smoking, and at eac
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:20
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[Canada] Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks

Though conventional wisdom says it takes five to seven attempts for most smokers to quit, those estimates may be very low, a recent study suggests. Based on data for more than 1,200 adult smokers in Canada, the real average number of quit attempts before
Reuters
added Jun 23, 2016 21:15
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[Canada] The war on nicotine: Why we shouldn’t be so quick to ban vaping

David Sweanor...thinks that policies on vaping need to be based on a solid understanding of science and a recognition of individual rights....policies should be seen in a broader public health context of innovative alternative nicotine delivery systems pl
uOttawaInfo (University of Ottawa) (ca)
added Apr 7, 2016 18:06
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Most Romanians agree with the smoking ban but senators want to change the law

More than 70% of Romanians agree with the new law that bans smoking in all enclosed public spaces in Romania, including bars and coffee shops, according to a recent INSCOP survey. Only 28.7% of the respondents are against the new rules.
Romania Insider (ro)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:21
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Hookahs: Gateway to Cigarettes?

Young adult waterpipe tobacco ("hookah") smokers were more than twice as likely to try cigarettes than nonsmokers, a small cohort from the CDC's 2012-2013 National Adult Tobacco Survey found. About 40% of regular or sometime hookah users with little to n
MedPage Today
added Feb 19, 2016 21:23
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ARCHIVE: Characteristics, Perceived Side Effects and Benefits of Electronic Cigarette Use: A Worldwide Survey of More than 19,000 Consumers [FREE FULL TEXT]

survey of dedicated users indicate that ECs are mostly used to avoid the harm associated with smoking. They can be effective even in highly-dependent smokers and are used as long-term substitutes for smoking. High levels of nicotine are used at initiation
MDPI AG (ch)
added Apr 23, 2015 13:10
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Why It’s Bad News That Some Teens Are Choosing E-Cigs Over Real Cigarettes

The data offers one possible explanation for why high schoolers are so willing to use electronic cigarettes: They think they’re safer. Just over 50% of 10th graders surveyed believed that smoking between one and five cigarettes a day posed a great risk,
TIME Magazine
added Dec 16, 2014 06:46
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