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[Canada] Half of teen smokers opt for flavours: study

Among Canadian teens who report using tobacco, more than half are opting for products infused with such flavours as bubble-gum, cherry or watermelon, a study has found. The University of Waterloo study, published Thursday in the U.S. Centers for Disease
Canadian Press
added Jun 20, 2014 11:58
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States Chronicle Pictorial warnings on Cigarette packs hardly enable teenagers to Quit Smoking

According to the study, big anti-smoking messages on the front of cigarette packets may help deter youngsters tempted by tobacco but have little effect when they are on the back of the pack. However, they did have an effect on non-smokers and experimenta
States Chronicle News and Media
added Sep 6, 2013 17:14
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[USA] 'How Will a US Smoking Ban Affect Canada?' Asks Lucky Nugget

CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 11, 2012 13:21
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[Canada] E-cigarette use increasing amongst teens, study shows

A new study suggests more teens are using e-cigarettes, which may be a gateway for nicotine addiction amongst young people with little to no regulation in Alberta. Dr. Michael Khoury, a pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, condu
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:19
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[USA] Support Rising For Outdoor Smoking Bans In US, Canada

Based on 89 surveys in both countries between 1993 and 2014, researchers say the growth of support for smoking restrictions, even among smokers, shows that outdoor smoking bans can achieve majority support. “This and other studies have found that it loo
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2015 21:29
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[Italy] Editorial: Flushing out smoking: measuring population tobacco use via wastewater analysis

Cross-sectional household surveys are the main source of smoking prevalence estimates. The reliability of these estimates relies on large representative samples of the population providing accurate information on their tobacco use. This survey data is re
Tobacco Control
added Dec 19, 2014 03:05
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[Canada] Busting Myths About Smoking Cessation: A Synthesis of Population-Level Findings from the Ontario Tobacco Survey (PDF)

• Quit attempts occur more frequently than expected and we need to do better in measuring these attempts • Cessation medications can be effective at helping smokers succeed in quitting, especially in combination with advice from a health professional;
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:00
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Cigarette smokers’ classification of tobacco products

when presented with photographs of tobacco products, large proportions of current smokers were unable to differentiate between cigarettes, little cigars, cigarillos, RYO and cigars. Findings have implications for existing public health efforts targeting c
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2015 14:56
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015

Among the 10.8% of students nationwide who currently smoked cigarettes, 45.4% had tried to quit ... Nationwide, 18.5% of students reported current cigarette, cigar, or smokeless tobacco use (Table 43). The prevalence of current cigarette, cigar, or smoke
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:16
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Russians don't cut down on cigarettes but learn to avoid no-smoking areas - poll

The number of smokers in Russia has not declined over the past year. A third of the country's population still smoke (34 percent now vs. 35 percent in 2014), the All-Russia Public Opinion Study Center (VTsIOM) has said.
TASS (ru)
added Jun 16, 2015 20:51
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