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California income tax hike has wide lead, fewer back $2-a-pack tobacco tax increase

California’s likely voters solidly support a fall initiative to extend higher income taxes on top earners, while a separate proposal to boost state taxes on tobacco is clinging to a majority vote, according to a new survey released Monday. The statewide
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 27, 2016 14:26

Attitudes Toward Prohibiting Tobacco Sales in Pharmacy Stores Among U.S. Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

Most U.S. adults favor prohibiting tobacco sales in retail pharmacy stores. Eliminating tobacco product sales in these settings may reinforce pharmacy stores’ efforts to promote wellness, and further cultivate social climates that reduce the desirability
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 2, 2016 15:00

Most Americans Don't Want Tobacco on Drug Store Shelves

"Selling tobacco products, the leading preventable cause of death and disease, goes against the important and growing role pharmacies play in Americans' well-being," he added. The new research, from the CDC, came from an online survey of nearly 4,300 ad
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2016 15:30

[Iowa] Teens vaping at record levels

Council Bluffs Community Schools does not allow the use of e-cigarettes in school buildings, on school grounds or in vehicles on school property by anyone...Palm Beach Vapors ...does not admit minors, since they cannot be customers at vape shops, said Joh
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Aug 20, 2016 15:36

[Michigan] What health professionals say about Ann Arbor's new Tobacco 21 law

Ann Arbor (MI) News
added Aug 9, 2016 20:50

FDA Regulations of E-Cigarettes Go Into Effect August 8; E-Cigarette Researchers Available for Comment

In response to the new FDA rules going into effect, e-cigarette researchers at RTI International are available to discuss the possible impact of these regulations and current e-cigarette research. ●Youn Ok Lee, PhD, social scientist, is an expert in e-ci
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44

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

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

[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

[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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