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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
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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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Raising the Legal Age of Tobacco Sales / Policy Support and Trust in Government, 2014–2015, U.S [FREE FULL TEXT]

Raising the age of tobacco sales is broadly supported by the public. An age 21 years tobacco sales policy trends toward garnering more support than a policy at age 19 or 20 years. Trust in government may be an important consideration in understanding pol
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jun 2, 2016 10:20
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Most Americans Support Rise in Legal Smoking Age

a new survey finds most Americans support pushing the legal smoking age even higher. Across all regions of the United States, poll respondents gave an overwhelming thumbs-up to raising the legal age for buying tobacco products to 19, 20 or even 21.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 1, 2016 20:52
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[New Jersey] WATCH: Do NJ beachgoers support a smoking ban?

Visitors to the Asbury Park Boardwalk on Saturday overwhelmingly supported a state bill that would give cigarettes the boot on beaches throughout New Jersey. But the jury is still out on whether Gov. Chris Christie will sign the bill, which the Legisla
NJ.com
added May 29, 2016 15:23
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[Asia, China] Public satisfied with Beijing smoking ban

Public satisfaction with smoking control efforts in Beijing has doubled since a city-wide smoking ban came into place last year, according to survey results released on Friday. The survey conducted by nonprofit organization the Chinese Association on Tob
Xinhua Newswire
added May 27, 2016 22:24
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Cigarette Smoking by Adults Dropped in 2015, C.D.C. Survey Says

The survey did not give reasons for the trend or analyze whether it could be attributed to smokers’ switching from conventional cigarettes to e-cigarette devices. The report also said the percentage of current cigarette smokers was higher for men (16.7 p
New York Times
added May 26, 2016 00:53
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SURVEYS: Will FDA E-Cigarette Regulations Help or Harm?

Will this provision be good or bad for public health? Good 414 / Bad 149 / Good - 74% / Bad - 26% (Total Votes: 563) 17 COMMENTS
MedPage Today
added May 13, 2016 15:02
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[California] CA state Assembly OKs no smoking

Cal Poly Pomona’s population differs in opinions following a new measure that may potentially prohibit smoking on CSU campuses. The California State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 1594 on April 25. The bill prohibits all use of tobacco products, e-cigaret
The Poly Post (Calif. State Polytechnic University, Pomona)
added May 10, 2016 16:09
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Exposure to Advertisements and Electronic Cigarette Use Among US Middle and High School Students [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-cigarette advertisement exposure is associated with current e-cigarette use among students; greater exposure is associated with higher odds of use. Given that youth use of tobacco in any form is unsafe, comprehensive tobacco prevention and control stra
Pediatrics
added Apr 25, 2016 23:31
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