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[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

[UK-Scotland] Number of 15-year-old Scottish smokers falls by two thirds

From a peak of 29 per cent in 1996, the proportion dropped to just 9 per cent in the impact of health policies including a rise in the age of sale for tobacco from 16 to 18 in 2007 and the introduction of the Tobacco Retailer Register in 2010
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:11

[Africa] WHO worried by high rate of schoolchildren smoking in Zimbabwe

says there has been a sharp increase in smoking by school-age children in Zimbabwe, despite the illegality of selling tobacco products to children. The findings are part of WHO’s Global Youths Tobacco Survey, released Wednesday. Sebastian Mhofu reports fr
Zimbabwe Daily
added Jan 28, 2016 20:09

Poll: Nearly half of young adults in Ohio report trying e-cigarettes

The poll found that about 1 in 4 Ohio adults (24 percent) reported having ever used an e-cigarette, slightly more than the percentage of Ohio adults who reported being current smokers (19 percent).
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05

[Canada] 9 out of 10 pregnant women in Nunavut smoke, says gov't representative

Nunavut has Canada's highest smoking rates at 62 per cent, according to 2014 Statistics Canada data. However, Frankie Best, a tobacco reduction specialist with the Government of Nunavut, says that the real numbers are likely even higher.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:47

Can You Really Still Smoke at Work?

Over half of the 376 organizations surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management permit smoking in the workplace. "In the workplace" in this instance can mean a variety of things, explains Evren Esen, the director of survey programs at SHRM. "It
Bloomberg News
added Jan 17, 2016 20:34

BENTLE: One Of The Biggest E-Cigarette Scare Tactics Has Just Been Debunked

According to NIDA, more than 60 percent of 15-18 year olds vaped just flavorings with zero nicotine last time they used an e-cigarette. Just 20 percent said they used e-cigarettes containing nicotine. NIDA confirmed a dramatic fall in smoking among 10th
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Dec 18, 2015 15:50
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