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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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Nearly Half of U.S. Smokers Use Multiple Tobacco Products, Survey Shows

The survey, called Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, involved more than 46,000 people aged 12 or older and was co-funded by the NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse and the US FDA’s Center on Tobacco Products.
Wall Street OTC
added Feb 27, 2015 10:36
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Senator's smoke ban sentiment is all wrong ($$)

Thayer does not see enough support in the General Assembly to pass a statewide smoking ban this year...66 percent of the state’s adults said they favored a bill to prohibit smoking in public places such as stores, offices and restaurants.
Kentucky New Era
added Feb 7, 2015 19:31
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[Oklahoma] Which Nicotine Products Are Gateways to Regular Use? First-Tried Tobacco and Current Use in College Students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Hookah and ETPs are increasingly becoming the first tobacco product ever tried by youth; however, uptake of ETPs is poor, unlike cigarettes and SLT, and does not appear to lead to significant daily/non-daily use of cigarettes and SLT.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 21, 2015 15:23
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[Kentucky] Smoking ban unpopular in Carter

The Journal-Times has an online poll which asks readers about their feelings on the measure. At press time, 133 respondents were against a statewide ban while 116 support it.
Journal-Times (Grayson & Olive Hill, KY)
added Jan 14, 2015 10:30
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Many Teens Think 'Light Smoking' Is Safe, Study Finds

While the vast majority of American teens say heavy daily smoking is a major health hazard, many others mistakenly believe that "light" -- or occasional -- smoking isn't harmful. "All smoking counts," said study lead author Stephen Amrock, a medical stud
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 12, 2015 23:07
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[Asia] Great majority of Iranians oppose smoking hookah in tea houses

Over 71 percent of the participants believed that hookah smoking would be more harmful to one's health than smoking cigarettes. 86 percent of the respondents showed disapproval of smoking hookahs, women more than men, and villagers more than city people
Tehran Times
added Jan 11, 2015 03:00
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The impact of the 2009/2010 enhancement of cigarette health warning labels in Uruguay: longitudinal findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Uruguay Survey

led to increases of key HWL indicators, thus supporting the conclusion that enhancing HWLs beyond minimum guideline recommendations can lead to even higher levels of effectiveness.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 16, 2014 03:15
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[Sweden] Swedish Match’s claim that perceptions of health risks of snus are exaggerated is likely incorrect

FDA should recognize that data from studies, including those cited by Swedish Match, that use a single question to measure comparative harm are likely to underestimate the proportion of people who consider smokeless tobacco to be less harmful than cigaret
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:47
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Tobacco tax increase a success: Fewer Minnesota kids smoking

The Raise it for Health coalition praised the results of a study today released by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), showing a dramatic drop in the number of Minnesota kids smoking cigarettes. Specifically, the smoking rate among Minnesota student
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2014 14:16
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