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[Asia, India] ‘High tax leads to 5.6% drop in consumption of tobacco’

The prevalence of smoking in Rajasthan has decreased by 5.6 percentage points in Global Adult Tobacco Survey...Sambandh Health Foundation, said, "GATS-2 findings reiterate that taxation remains a key policy initiative for better health consequences. Even
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:20
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Now is the time to enact a Nelson County smoking ban

With more than two decades of data, those who support smoking bans in public places finally have documented proof of what they have been saying all along — protecting people from second-hand smoke can, and will, save lives.
Kentucky Standard
added Dec 17, 2017 12:52
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[Africa] Kenyans speak their minds following ban of Shisha tobacco smoking in Rwanda

The ban of Shisha tobacco smoking by Rwanda's Ministry of Health has sparked wild and hilarious reactions from Kenyans - Through a public notice published on Friday, December 15, the Ministry of Health in Rwanda declared use, advertisement and importation
Tuko (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:27
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monitoring the future reveals good and bad news underscoring need for education and regulation

The rise in use of non-traditional tobacco products documented by the survey, as well as increases in little cigar usage among older teens, should be all the motivation the [FDA] needs to finish the process they started in 2016 and fully regulate all toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2017 18:10
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Teen Smoking Drops to Historic Lows, but Pot Use is Up

Marijuana use and vaping have become more common than cigarette smoking among teens, with lifetime smoking rates among 12th graders falling below 10% for the first time since the annual survey began 43 years ago.
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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More Teens Vaping as Smoking Declines; Pot Use Holds Steady

In 2017, more than 1 in 4 high school seniors said they've vaped during the past year -- and most apparently don't know they're toying with a potentially addictive product. Nearly 28 percent of 12th graders reported trying an e-cigarette or other vaping
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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SULLUM: Adolescent Smoking Rates Reach Historic Lows, Despite Vaping's Popularity

Another possible reason why adolescent vaping and smoking rates have been moving in opposite directions, of course, is that teenagers who otherwise would be smoking are vaping instead. Since the hazards of vaping pale beside the hazards of smoking, such
Reason Magazine
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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New Survey Shows Youth Cigarette Smoking Continues to Fall, But Raises Fresh Concerns about E-Cigarettes and Cigars

These findings underscore the need to prevent youth use of all tobacco products and stop a new generation of products from undermining the great strides our nation has made. The Food and Drug Administration should fully implement its new rule for e-cigar
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 20:03
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Vaping popular among teens; opioid misuse at historic lows

Nearly 1 in 3 students in 12th grade report past year use of some kind of vaping device, raising concerns about the impact on their health. What they say is in the device, however, ranges from nicotine, to marijuana, to “just flavoring.” The survey also
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 14, 2017 18:03
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Monitoring the Future Revised December 2017: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs

NIH’s 2017 Monitoring the Future survey shows both vaping and marijuana are more popular than traditional cigarettes or pain reliever misuse
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 14, 2017 18:01
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