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[Europe] The youngest smoke more

The researchers in the large EU research project ALEC, have studied the age of 120 000 persons from 17 European countries. One of the questions asked the ALEC participants was when they started smoking between 1970 and 2009. The data showed that all age
EurekAlert
added Aug 31, 2018 01:27
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Trends in smoking initiation in Europe over 40 years: A retrospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoking initiation is still unacceptably high among European adolescents, and increasing rates among those aged 15 or less deserve attention. Reducing initiation in adolescents is fundamental, since youngsters are particularly vulnerable to nicotine addi
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:55
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[Europe, USA] At what age do kids start smoking cigarettes?

In the United States and much of Europe, research suggests that regular lighting up typically begins between 15 and 16 years old. In the US, 15.3 was the average age when adult smokers reported smoking initiation, according to a 2014 surgeon general's re
CNN
added Aug 23, 2018 11:48
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Mixed trends in teenage 'new smoker' rates in Europe

In most of Europe, the rates of smoking initiation among older teens have declined since the 1970s, while "new smoker" rates among younger teens have risen in recent years, according to a study published August 22, 2018 in the open-access journal PLOS ON
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:41
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Florida smokers puff more than counterparts

Slightly more than 13 percent of Florida adults smoked in 2017, but they go through more tobacco than average smokers nationally, a draft report given Tuesday to Florida health officials shows. The findings, culled from the Florida Adult Tobacco Survey,
The Business Journals
added Aug 22, 2018 19:34
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[UK] Should vaping rules in pubs be relaxed?

A poll conducted by The Morning Advertiser​ this week revealed that the vast majority of respondents opposed a relaxation of legislation to allow vaping and e-cigarette usage in pubs, with 73% stating that they oppose the idea.
Morning Advertiser.co.uk
added Aug 24, 2018 14:12
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[Georgia, New York] A New Smoking Ban in Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Many housing advocates support the ban. But they worry about how it will be enforced. Elderly, disabled and mentally ill tenants, they say, will have a harder time complying because the ban forces them to stand 25 feet away from their front door to smoke
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 20, 2018 15:46
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Most Say E-Cigarettes No Healthier Than Traditional Ones

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 20% of American Adults think smoking e-cigarettes is safer than smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes. Thirteen percent (13%) think e-cigarettes are less safe than traditional
Rasmussen Reports LLC‎
added Sep 20, 2018 11:53
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[UK] Teenagers wrongly think vaping is as bad as smoking

More than a quarter of teenagers believe that vaping is as dangerous as smoking, twice the proportion of five years ago. The anti-smoking charity ASH said that misguided advice from doctors and teachers and social media scare stories about e-cigarettes
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 16, 2018 16:12
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Quitters: Americans, even younger ones, drop smoking to lowest rate ever

The national smoking rate among Americans has plummeted to a record low of 16 percent. In the early 1950s, nearly half the country (45 percent) smoked, according to regular Gallup surveys.
Hot Air (blog)
added Aug 15, 2018 16:57
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