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[New Zealand] Policy Options for the Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes: A consultation document

The Ministry of Health is consulting on policy options for the regulation of e‑cigarettes, including possible amendments to the SFEA. This consultation aims to clarify the legal position. This publication contains a consultation submission form with spe
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Aug 2, 2016 14:56

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Slight increase in women smokers

The prevalence of smoking among Japan’s adult population fell from 19.9 percent in May 2015 to 19.3 percent in May 2016, according to Japan Tobacco Inc.’s annual survey. Smoking among men fell from 31.0 percent to 29.7 percent, while smoking among women
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 28, 2016 16:55

1 in 5 Americans Uses a Tobacco Product

Findings from the 2013-2014 survey underscore the need "to educate the public about the potential harms of all tobacco product use, including risks associated with occasional use," CDC researcher Dr. Sean Hu and colleagues wrote. Noting that e-cigarette
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 15, 2016 02:39

[California] E-cigarettes, Cigarettes, and the Prevalence of Adolescent Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

the high prevalence of combined e-cigarette or cigarette use in 2014, compared with historical Southern California smoking prevalence, suggests that e-cigarettes are not merely substituting for cigarettes and indicates that e-cigarette use is occurring in
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33

[California] Skyrocketing teen vaping could reverse progress in tobacco reduction

Experimentation with e-cigarettes could become nicotine addiction for youth who have never used any other tobacco products, USC study suggests
University of Southern California (USC)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:43

Poll: Raise Colorado’s tobacco tax?

Colorado voters may have an opportunity to vote this fall on an initiative that would triple the taxes on a pack of cigarettes, as well as raising taxes on other tobacco products. The proposed constitutional amendment would increase cigarette taxes from
Denver (CO) Post
added Jul 8, 2016 12:37

Electronic cigarette use in the European Union: analysis of a representative sample of 27 460 Europeans from 28 countries

E-cigarette use in the European Union appears to be largely confined to current or former smokers... Funding. no funding was provided for this study
added Jun 28, 2016 21:02

[California] Student Question | Should the Legal Age to Purchase Tobacco Be Raised From 18 to 21?

Students: Read the entire editorial, then answer the questions below: — Do you think the California governor will approve the bill? Why or why not? — If it passes, what will be the short-term and long-term outcomes?
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 15, 2016 20:19

Cigarette smoking in high school at 'all-time low,' CDC report

"Current cigarette smoking is at an all-time low, which is great news," states Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC. "However, it's troubling to see that students are engaging in new risk behaviors, such as using e-cigarettes." "We must continue to inve
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:06

E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers

Research suggests that e-cigarettes aren't satisfying to most smokers because of the ability of the devices to deliver nicotine...58 percent (337 people) said they'd tried e-cigarettes but didn't use them anymore. The rest of the current smokers, 248 peo
Health 24 (za)
added Jun 2, 2016 15:22
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