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Updated data: One in 6 adults still smoke in Minnesota

Data published on the MN Public Health Data Access show the proportion of adults who smoke decreased 10% since 2013. This drop is likely the result of statewide efforts to reduce tobacco use, including the 2013 tobacco tax increase, clean indoor air poli
Minnesota Department of Health
added Jun 23, 2017 01:24
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No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study says

"It certainly is a public health win," said Brian King, an expert on smoking and health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's the first decline CDC has reported in teen vaping since the agency began tracking it in 2011. The findings ec
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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One third of U.S. adults don’t know e-cigarette vapor may harm kids

Big U.S. tobacco companies are all developing e-cigarettes...just 5.3 percent of adults who participated in a 2015 online survey thought exposure to secondhand e-cigarette vapor caused “no harm” to kids, the study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Contro
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2017 20:20
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Teens' Use Of E-Cigarettes Drops For The First Time, CDC Says

The number of teenagers using e-cigarettes fell from 3 million in 2015 to 2.2 million in 2016, according to a report published Thursday in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 15, 2017 17:37
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Recruiting and retaining youth and young adults: challenges and opportunities in survey research for tobacco control

We discuss challenges and opportunities of panel recruitment and retention methods in an effort to provide valuable information for tobacco control researchers seeking to obtain representative, population-based samples of youth and young adults in the U.S
Tobacco Control
added May 30, 2017 02:42
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[Canada] Just as many teenagers use cannabis as smoke cigarettes

Just as many teenagers use cannabis every day as smoke cigarettes, according to a new report from the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo. The report, published today as a supplement to Tobacco Use in Canada: Pattern
University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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New Research: Plain Packaging and Small Tobacco Packs Ban Boosting Black Market as 20th May Deadline for Major Changes to UK Tobacco Market Nears

In a series of questions put to consumers over the last five months as the new measures were being phased in, the Tobacco Manufacturers' Association (TMA) has tracked the impact of these regulations on smoker behaviour and found a growth in people buying
PR Newswire
added May 19, 2017 14:56
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Number of young smokers on the rise — survey

Despite a decline in the number of Filipino adult smokers, younger smokers aged 13 to 15 went up in the past four years. This was according to the 2015 Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) released on Friday by the Department of Health’s Epidemiology Bure
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added May 5, 2017 21:03
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[New York] De Blasio quarrels with callers critical of Crown Heights homeless shelter, raising minimum price of cigarettes

“If the only joy in a person’s life is smoking a cigarette when they get home from work after a hard day, who are you to take that away?” the caller asked. The mayor argued he sees it as a question of public health rather than individual rights. “Taxpa
New York Daily News
added Apr 21, 2017 20:39
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Nearly 1 Billion People Still Smoke Every Day

told MedPage Today that while tobacco control programs have greatly contributed to global smoking declines, population growth has led to an increase in the number of smokers worldwide. Gakidou and colleagues culled data from nearly 3,000 different sources
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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