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U.S. Smoking Rate Holds Steady

Now, MedPage Today asks: Will it ever dip into the single digits?
MedPage Today
added Feb 1, 2018 01:39
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Every second man in Armenia is a smoker, survey reveals

More that half of the male population of Armenia - 51,5% - are smokers, while 1.8% of women are in the country’s smoking community, a new report by the health ministry revealed recently. 94.3% of smokers prefer factory-made cigarettes, the STEPS national
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:44
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National Survey Reveals Most Americans Are Unaware of Key Cancer Risk Factors

While a majority of Americans correctly identify tobacco use (78%) and sun exposure (66%) as risk factors for cancer, far fewer are aware of other lifestyle factors that increase their cancer risk.
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added Jan 20, 2018 16:44
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[Australia] Where you stand on smoker rights...

FRASER Coast Chronicle readers have weighed-in on the issue of smokers' rights. Cigarette smoking has entered the national conversation in recent days after cricketers Shaun Marsh and Jackson Bird were dubbed bad role models for smoking in public while
Fraser Coast Chronicle (au)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[Ireland] Smoking bans make married people happier than anyone else

A study led by Dr Eugenio Zucchelli of Lancaster University looked at people’s own assessments of their psychological well-being both before and after the introduction of the bans in Scotland and England using a quasi-experimental design.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:26
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Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among Teenagers

The Juul brand e-cigarette, which resembles a flash drive, is popular among underage vapers. Conventional cigarette smoking has dropped so sharply among American teenagers that marijuana use and vaping are now more common.
New York Times
added Dec 14, 2017 17:59
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[Czech Republic] More daily drinkers, smokers among Czechs

About 27 percent of Czechs, or 2.4 million people aged over 15, smoke everyday last year. Five years ago, the portion of daily smokers was 23 percent.
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Dec 5, 2017 16:59
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[New Zealand] NZ has dramatic drop in teenage smokers with the biggest decline among Maori men - survey

The number of 15 to 17-year-olds smoking has fallen by 75 per cent in the past decade and with only 3.9 per cent of the age group smoking. "We are finally seeing the majority of young people not taking up cigarettes, creating a new generation of 'never-
TVNZ (nz)
added Nov 18, 2017 19:28
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tier III taxation promoting tobacco consumption: Survey

‘Impact of Price Increase/Decrease over Tobacco Consumption’, show that the recent introduction of Tier III taxation which has resulted in price decrease of some premium brands has actually led to an increase in tobacco consumption, which kills approxima
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate in S. Korea rebounds in 2016 despite price hike

According to the data compiled by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, 23.9 percent of South Koreans aged 19 and above smoked in 2016, up 1.3 percentage points from 22.6 percent posted a year earlier. The figure came to 40.7 percent for males and 6.4 perc
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Nov 6, 2017 16:31
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