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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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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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