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CHAPMAN: E-cigarettes are some young people’s training wheels for smoking. Here’s the evidence

A series of nine recent studies has shown young people who try e-cigarettes are more likely to go on to smoke cigarettes... researchers have combined the results of these nine studies, involving 17,389 people aged 14-30, and analysed the results (in a ty
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 5, 2017 17:29
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[Asia, India] 20 lakh users in state quit tobacco in a decade: Study

At least 20 lakh people in Karnataka have overcome their tobacco addiction — cigarettes, beedis and chewing tobacco — in the past 10 years... India has over eight million fewer tobacco consumers today than seven years ago despite the population growth. T
Times of India
added Jul 5, 2017 17:27
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[California] Why Teens Are Smoking Less, In Their Own Words

“My friends don’t smoke cigarettes,” said Terrell, of Sacramento, Calif. “It’s nasty.” Terrell is emblematic of a generation of teenagers who appear more knowledgeable about the risks of tobacco — and are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever before.
California Healthline
added Jul 5, 2017 15:32
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Is The Ban On Smoking Alternatives Like E-Cigarettes Based On Outdated Values?

Perhaps it is time to allow smokers to be part of that smoke-free future by allowing the idea of harm reduction to assimilate into the culture. It is time to step away from using the gateway excuse as a reason to not move forward with the times, the scie
Popspoken
added Jul 5, 2017 04:57
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act

1. The Ministry of Health (MOH) is proposing amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act (TCASA) to further enhance Singapore’s tobacco control measures. The TCASA: Prohibits advertisements, promotions and sponsorships relating
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:18
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[UK] Could we be heading towards a smokefree future?

the current number of adult smokers is lower than the national average in England of 15.5%. For Hampshire, the figure was 13.6%, while for Surrey it was 12.4%. As a region, smoking prevalence is at 14.6%, which is an all-time low and it comes as 2017 mark
Eagle Radio 96.4 (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:23
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[UK] 'For public health it remains a landmark' - region reflects on the smoking ban ten years on

“The smoking ban in pubs and restaurants was another reason why I decided to pack in cigarettes. I didn’t want to stand outside, especially in the winter,” he says....“Compared to ten years ago when I used to go for a pint, the pubs and bars are far clean
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:46
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[UK] High levels of support for smokefree law 10 years on

Eighty-six per cent of North East adults support smokefree in 2017 and only five per cent oppose the law, which was introduced on July 1, 2007, to protect people from secondhand smoke in pubs, restaurants, bars, shops, offices and workplaces. Smoking rate
Northumberland Gazette (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[UK] LETTERS: Friday, June 30, 2017

The Yorkshire Evening Post used the tenth anniversary of the smoking ban to ask readers if they thought smoking should be banned outdoors. Here’s what you told us: Barbara Bell I don’t smoke – I gave up the cigs decades ago but what harm are they doing to
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:19
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US adult smokers’ perceptions' of Australia's cigarette warning labels: variance by warning content and consistency across sociodemographic subsegments

The finding that the gangrene image was chosen as the most effective is consistent with findings from preimplementation focus groups in Australia.6 These Australian data indicated that many individuals found this image effective even though they did not r
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:56
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