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[UK] Proof the ban on having cigarettes on show on shelves worked! 17% fewer children buy them in shops now it's illegal

The UK Government made it illegal to have cigarettes on show on the shelf in 2015 in a crackdown on smoking. And now scientists have found the number of children who have bought cigarettes from a shop since the ban has dropped by 17 per cent. In the fi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:04
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Youth Vaping Has Soared in 2018, New Data Show ($$)

Teen use of e-cigarettes has soared this year, according to new research conducted in 2018 that suggest fast-changing youth habits will pose a challenge for public-health officials, schools and parents. The number of high-school students who used e-ciga
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 21, 2018 21:54
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[North Carolina] About 4.5 percent of adult Americans use e-cigs, and 15 percent of those never smoked traditional cigarettes, study finds

About 15 percent of those users, or 1.62 million, began smoking e-cigs without first consuming traditional cigarettes — which has been a concern of anti-tobacco advocates. Current use typically is defined in studies as consuming an e-cig product at leas
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 21, 2018 22:13
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Singaporeans question proposal from MP for smokers to contain smoke in their own flats

In response to the issue of secondhand smoke coming from neighbouring houses, Tanjong Pagar GRC MP Joan Pereira proposed that people who want to smoke in their own homes should make sure that smoke does not escape their flats. She said, “Windows and do
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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Submit Comments / Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications: Application for Copenhagen Snuff Fine Cut submitted by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company; Availability Docket No: FDA‐2018‐N-3261

The FDA is announcing the availability for public comment of a modified risk tobacco product (MRTP) application for Copenhagen Snuff Fine Cut, a loose moist snuff tobacco product submitted by U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC. FDA will post the application m
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 20, 2018 17:31
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[UK] One person quits smoking every 80 seconds in England as official figures show only 10% will smoke in 5 years and the killer habit will be completely eradicated by 2030

health chiefs predict the end of the killer habit is in sight. Public Health England estimates only one in ten people will still be smokers......health chiefs are sending smokers to controversial vaping shops despite growing fears over safety.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:11
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Most U.S. Citizens are Still Misinformed About E-Cigarettes

a recent poll indicated that sadly the majority of Americans are still misinformed about the relative benefits of e-cigarettes. The majority think that vaping is as bad for one’s health as smoking, if not worse.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:52
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[UK] Just one in 10 of us will be smokers in 2023, say health officials

Public Health England (PHE) said that smoking rates among adults in England are expected to fall from the current level of 14.9% to around 10% by 2023. The number of smokers in England has fallen by more than a million since 2014, it added.
Free Press Series (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:47
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SULLUM: New restrictions on e-cigarettes will deter adult smokers from switching

The percentage of teenagers who vape often enough to become addicted to nicotine is much smaller. In the 2015 NYTS, for example, just 2.5 percent of high school students (16 percent of current users) reported vaping on 20 or more days in the previous mon
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 19, 2018 20:01
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[Wisconsin] Survey: More Dane County Youth Vaping, Fewer Smoking Tobacco Cigarettes

Smoking tobacco cigarettes has declined among Dane County youth but use of electronic cigarettes has gone up, according to a new local survey of middle and high schoolers. The 2018 Dane County Youth Assessment comes on the heels of a national crackdown o
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:57
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