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[UK] More people in Dorset are finding it difficult to give up smoking

Figures released by NHS Digital show that just over one third (38 per cent) of smokers living in the Dorset County Council area who pledged to give up smoking managed to do so. This ranks as having the 15th lowest rate of people successfully quitting sm
Dorset Echo (This is Dorset) (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:22
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E-cigarette use common, especially among younger adults and those in the LBGTQ community

E-cigarette use is prevalent among U.S. adults, especially among men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons (LGBT); those who are unemployed; and those with chronic disease. E-cigarette use was also more common among those living in the South a
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:44
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[Europe, UK] 15 and 16 year-olds are the most likely to take up cigarettes

Twice as many 11 to 15-year-old girls in Western Europe took up smoking in 2009 as in 1970. Scientists warn anti-smoking adverts need to be aimed at younger people because people who make it to 20 years old without smoking are 'very unlikely' to start
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:34
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Almost one in 20 U.S. adults now use e-cigarettes

Roughly 10.8 million American adults are currently using e-cigarettes, and more than half of them are under 35 years old... One in three e-cigarette users are vaping daily, researchers report in the Annals of Internal Medicine. “Electronic cigarette use
Reuters
added Aug 28, 2018 14:27
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[Indiana] Goshen community weighs in on proposed smoking/vaping ordinance

An initial vote has been taken and now it’s time for more study, debate and community input before a final decision on Goshen’s proposed smoking/vaping ordinance can be made. Goshen City Council members approved the proposed ordinance on first reading T
Goshen (IN) News
added Aug 25, 2018 14:10
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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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