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[Canada] Ex-smokers credit e-cigarettes for helping them quit, poll finds

One in seven Canadian adults have tried e-cigarettes, and the vast majority have done so to help them quit smoking tobacco, a new poll shows. The national survey conducted by Forum Research to be released on Thursday found that 64 per cent of those who
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:54
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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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Multiple tobacco product use among US adolescents and young adults

Nearly half of current adolescent and young adult tobacco users in this study engaged in dual and multiple tobacco product use; the majority of them used products that fall outside current FDA regulatory authority. This study supports FDA deeming of these
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2014 22:46
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[UK] Standardised packaging of tobacco products

We seek feedback on whether there might be public health benefits from the introduction of standardised tobacco packaging in addition to policies currently in place, including legislation ending the permanent display of tobacco products by retailers. We
Department of Health (uk)
added Jul 30, 2012 11:42
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[Canada] Majority of students support smoke-free campus

A Senate ad-hoc working group held a town hall on February 11 to discuss the possibility of making McGill a “smoke-free” campus. Students showed up to express their views on the issue, and to argue the benefits and costs of instituting policies that woul
McGill Daily (ca)
added Feb 15, 2016 19:44
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Notes from the Field: Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2012

CDC and the Food and Drug Administration will continue to explore ways to increase surveillance and research on e-cigarettes. Given the rapid increase in use and youths' susceptibility to social and environmental influences to use tobacco, developing str
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 5, 2013 15:18
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Teen tobacco users likely to use it in multiple forms

A national survey of U.S. middle and high school students finds that those who use tobacco or nicotine products are likely to also use more than one type of product. About 15 percent of the adolescents reported smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes, bidis, h
Reuters
added Feb 5, 2015 06:31
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E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds

"The pattern was really very clear. The score was significantly less for e-cig use than for tobacco use," said lead researcher Jonathan Foulds... "E-cig users feel less addicted."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2014 15:06
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Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2013

22.9% of high school students reported current use of a tobacco product, including 12.6% who reported current use of two or more tobacco products. Among all high school students, cigarettes (12.7%) and cigars (11.9%) were the most commonly reported tobacc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 13, 2014 14:31
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[Canada] Pot-smoking students better at school than 'marginalized' tobacco-smoking peers

Students who only smoke marijuana do better at school than classmates who smoke just tobacco, or who smoke both tobacco and pot, says a new study, which tracked substance use among teens over 30 years. Researchers from the University of Toronto’s Dalla L
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 26, 2014 01:05
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