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[New York] Reality Check, HealthNet partner for Smokeout event

A recent survey of Herkimer County adults on behalf of BRiDGES Tobacco Prevention shows support for policies that would restrict tobacco sales, marketing and secondhand smoke exposure. According to the survey, 82 percent feel smoking should be prohibited
Herkimer (NY) Times Telegram
added Nov 18, 2017 21:56
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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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[UK] Plan for stricter dog rules and smoking ban at play areas in Leeds

People are being urged to take part in a consultation about whether to create stricter dog control rules and ban smoking at play areas in Leeds.
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:48
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[North Carolina] Wake Students Will Skip a Tobacco Survey for First Time Since 1999, Prompting a Pushback from County Commissioners

county commissioners, irate over of the loss of data about an important health risk, are calling school board members to a special meeting on the matter. Wake County Board of Commissioners chairman Sig Hutchinson said Thursday that he intended to take th
Independent Weekly (Durham, NC)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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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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CDC pegs national smoking rate at 21 percent; Iowa’s is lower

“In Iowa, our news is even better,” said Garin Buttermore... Iowa’s smoking rate has been declining and was 18.5 percent when it was last measured in 2014...rmore credits the 2008 state law that banned smoking in most workplaces and public places for gre
Radio Iowa
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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E-cigarette users save more money than smokers, poll shows

Switching from cigarettes to vaping products save users an average of $1,500 per year, according to an online poll of daily e-cigarette users. Packs of cigarettes can range in price from around $6 to as high as $14 depending on the state and their taxes.
Washington Times
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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Young adult smokers’ perceptions of plain packs, numbered packs and pack inserts in Turkey: a focus group study [FREE FULL TEXT]

That bevelled-edged plain packs were perceived more positively than straight-edged plain packs is relevant to countries planning to introduce plain packaging. The study provides a first insight into smokers’ perceptions of a ban on brand names, which was
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2017 15:33
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One in five US adults still using tobacco products in 2015

This is the first time CDC, in coordination with FDA, has used the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) to assess the range of different tobacco products used by U.S. adults. The survey has been used to assess current ("every day" or "some day") cigar
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2017 20:22
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1 in 5 Americans Still Uses Tobacco, Gov't. Reports

There were 49 million tobacco users, according to the 2015 U.S. National Health Interview Survey. Of those, 42 million used either cigarettes, cigars or hookahs and water pipes. The remainder used electronic cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products such
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2017 20:03
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