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Survey: Vaping now more popular than smoking among Texas teenagers

1 in 4 Texas secondary students have used e-cigarettes; in Austin high schools, it’s 19 percent. Nationally, vaping among students tripled from 2013 to 2014, surpassing the use of conventional cigarettes. The use of electronic cigarettes among Texas mi
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Aug 5, 2016 14:43
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Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking — United States, 2002–2005 and 2010–2013

Substantial disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence exist among and within Asian and Hispanic subgroups, with Koreans and Puerto Ricans reporting the highest cigarette smoking prevalences within their respective racial/ethnic population. These f
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 4, 2016 21:22
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[UK] Smoking rate hits low in England

In 2015, smoking levels decreased to 16.9% in England, PHE’s Annual Population Survey (APS) shows. This is down from 17.8% in 2014. Alison Cox, Cancer Research UK’s director of prevention, said: “Smoking is still the biggest preventable cause of cancer,
Charity Today News (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:00
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking rate for Japanese men falls below 30% for first time

Behind the drop were various factors, including an aging population, growing awareness about the health risks associated with smoking, tighter smoking-related regulations, and tax and price hikes, the company said. The smoking rate for women rose 0.1 po
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:37
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[California] UCLA Report Examines Demographics Of Young Vapers

A new report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research offers a close look at the demographics of California teens who vape. The study, which is based on data from a statewide survey, reveals e-cigarette use is more common among teens of higher-in
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Jul 28, 2016 15:53
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[UK] Exclusive: E-cigarettes should not be available on prescription, say GPs

The vast majority of GPs do not believe that e-cigarettes should be prescribed for patients trying to stop smoking, a GPonline survey has found. Almost 70% of GPs rejected the idea that NHS e-cigarette prescriptions should be made be available for patie
GP Magazine (uk)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:14
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[Canada] Survey shows e-cigarettes a growing problem for students

Medical officials say more research needs to be done, after a survey showed more than 10% of Grade Nine students surveyed in the Niagara region had used e-cigarettes. Among the reasons they gave for trying it - to be "cool," or saying it was fun, as well
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:52
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Study: New concerns raised over teen e-cigarette use

The conclusion raises the question of whether e-cigarettes are merely substituting for cigarettes or being used by teens who wouldn’t otherwise be smoking. In 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported e-cigarettes were the most commo
USA Today
added Jul 11, 2016 21:00
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Impact of removing point-of-sale tobacco displays: data from a New Zealand youth survey

The introduction of a POS display ban and concurrent measures was followed by significant reductions in initiation, experimental and regular smoking, attempted purchase of cigarettes, and reduced association between visiting tobacco-retailing stores and s
Tobacco Control
added Jul 5, 2016 11:38
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[Norway] Majority: Ban tobacco sales for those born after 2000

Six out of ten Norwegians support a proposal from the Norwegian Medical Association (Legeforeningen - NMA) to ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone born after 2000. NMA said in January that Norway should create “a tobacco-free generation” by 2035.
The Local (no)
added May 30, 2016 19:35
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