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E-cigarette use rose rapidly in UK, France: European study

The number of people in France and Britain who have tried an electronic or e-cigarette has risen sharply in just two years, according to a Europe-wide study published on Tuesday... It found that France had the highest use of e-cigarettes, with the propo
added May 25, 2016 04:23

[Australia] Cancer Council Victoria fears reputation at risk in FOI battle with tobacco company

reputation as a research body would be "significantly damaged" if it was forced to hand over confidential survey information on plain-packaged cigarettes to a big tobacco company, a Melbourne court has been told.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 16, 2016 19:20

VIDEO: E-cigarette Trend Exploding Among Oregon Teens

tripling over the last couple of years with eleventh graders, according to a study by the Oregon Health Authority. We spoke with local teens to find out why they’re turning to e-cigs and how they're getting them, even though it's against the law for min
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added May 16, 2016 19:18

[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Exposure to secondhand smoke drops in Việt Nam: new report

Việt Nam has seen a remarkable reduction in the exposure rate to secondhand smoke (SHS) over the past decade, an official has said. The news was revealed on Wednesay to participants at a conference on conducting tobacco harm-reduction activities in 2016.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 13, 2016 15:05

FDA should regulate the manufacturing and marketing of hookah tobacco to prevent misperceptions of harm and widespread use

My colleagues at UCSF and I have submitted the following public comment to the FDA... A recent study of adolescents’ perceptions of risks associated with use of tobacco products conducted by the UCSF TCORS found hookah use was the most prevalent among al
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 21, 2016 09:09

GLANTZ: In Ontario Canada, support grows for smokefree movies and adult film rating (18A)

In results released 1 April 2016, Canadian tobacco control groups found 79 percent of Ontario adults wanted to end smoking in movies rated 14A or lower (similar to US PG-13 and lower in the US). Seventy-seven percent opposed the display of tobacco brand
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 19, 2016 14:00

[Europe] What it's really like to be a teenager today: Sex, smoking and drinking plummet - and a QUARTER of 15-year-old girls are on a diet

A Europe-wide survey of schoolchildren, by the World Health Organisation, found the proportion of 15-year-olds smoking and drinking fell 'significantly'... The proportion of 15-year-olds who reported having a first cigarette at the age of 13 or younger f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 15:41

[Australia] Tobacco consumption. 'New wave of quitting' likely as we smoke less

an analysis ... finds the volume of tobacco consumed over those 10 years has fallen 48 per cent. He says the difference can only be explained by the remaining smokers smoking less – at least 30 per cent less. "It might well be more, because people who s
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:58

[Pennsylvania] More want stronger nonsmoking law, poll shows

Breathe Free Pennsylvania polled 701 registered voters in an effort to convince lawmakers to ban smoking in social clubs, casinos, bars and all parts of restaurants. The study was commissioned by the American Heart Association and conducted by Susquehann
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 25, 2016 14:37


Between 2002 and 2014, 59 percent, nearly two-thirds, of top-grossing films included tobacco imagery, according to the WHO. “In 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that in the United States alone, exposure to on-screen smo
BYU-Idaho Scroll
added Feb 24, 2016 11:15
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