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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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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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Regretting Ever Starting to Smoke: Results from a 2014 National Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study provides updated prevalence data on regret using a national sample, and confirms that regret is associated with perceived risk. The findings from this study can be used to inform smoking intervention programs and support the inclusion of smoker
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Apr 7, 2017 20:44
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[Kentucky] Smokeless tobacco proposal comment period extended

Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced that the comment period for a proposed federal regulation on smokeless tobacco products has been extended from April 10 to July 10. “This proposed rule would have a devastating economic impact on dark to
The Gleaner
added Apr 4, 2017 18:06
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Most Americans Favor Larger Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs

"These findings show there is national public support for implementing larger pack warnings in the United States," said Dr. Adam Goldstein. He is director of Tobacco Intervention Programs at the UNC School of Medicine and a cancer center member. "There's
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 1, 2017 16:15
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