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EDITORIAL: Smoking’s decline: America’s tobacco demon appears on the run

Unfortunately, there has been an increase in the use of other tobacco products, particularly among young people — 9.7 percent smoke cigars, for example. Giving up cigarettes, and other smokes, can do far more than improve a former smoker’s sense of smel
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Sep 8, 2015 10:33
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FDA: Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine- Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products; Request for Comments; Extension of Comment Period

FDA is extending the comment period on the ANPRM published July 1, 2015 (80 FR 37555). Submit either electronic or written comments by September 30, 2015.
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:17
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[Asia] Sacks of unread letters hold up India's fight against tobacco

more than 100,000 unread messages from members of the public overwhelm officials...suspect the letter-writing campaign was orchestrated by the tobacco industry to hold up the process. "It appears to be an organised campaign as a lot of letters were photoc
Reuters
added Aug 19, 2015 13:10
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[UK] Chart of the Day: Smoking in modern Britain

It seems one in 300 non-smokers have actually taken to using e-cigarettes instead of starting up with traditional fags. This pattern has started to emerge, despite increasing safety concerns around the products, and whether they are in fact any better f
Investors Chronicle
added Aug 10, 2015 19:32
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‘Very Light’ Smoking Is Increasing Among Young American Women

asked the women if they had smoked part or all of a cigarette in the past 30 days; those who said they had were classified as current smokers, while those who hadn’t, but had smoked previously, were considered “former” smokers. While heavy smoking—a pack
TIME Magazine
added Jul 17, 2015 20:26
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[UK] Mental Health Patients Smoke Three Times As Much As Public

A government-funded public health organization in England says that people who are being treated for mental health illnesses smoke three times as much as the general public and is now pushing for all mental hospitals in the country to be smoke free as a
Psychiatry Advisor
added Jun 9, 2015 12:12
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Smoking Rates Are Down, But A Different Type Of Tobacco Use Is On The Rise

First, the good news: Smoking rates are down significantly in 26 states. The bad news? The use of smokeless tobacco (also known as dip, snuff or chew) is up in four states, while using both cigarettes and smokeless tobacco is up significantly in five sta
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 22, 2015 19:02
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[Asia, China] 4 million smokers in Beijing: survey

Beijing's 4.19 million smokers, accounting for 23 percent of the total population, smoke an average of 14.6 cigarettes per person per day, according to a survey released by the capital's health authority on Wednesday. The survey, released by the Beijing
Global Times (cn)
added May 20, 2015 23:43
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[Pennsylvania] A burning issue: PennLive commenters weigh in on smoking letter

Kathleen Henne's PennLive letter Thursday morning garnered many responses. Her point: Smokers are being discriminated against, and Gov. Tom Wolf is piling on with a tax.
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added May 2, 2015 17:00
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Correlates of Hookah Use and Predictors of Hookah Trial in U.S. Young Adults

Results highlight rapid transitions in hookah use and several risk factors for initiation. Future studies should examine how these factors could be used as intervention targets to reduce tobacco use in this vulnerable age group.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Apr 16, 2015 14:01
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