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Who Still Smokes in the U.S. – and Why?

often overlapping factors such as income, education and geography. Disparities in these areas are stark, and are key to whether and how smokers try to quit the country’s leading cause of preventable disease and death.
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 27, 2018 14:28
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Smokers Hazy On Actual Benefits Of Lung Cancer Screenings

Researchers asked smokers a series of questions about smoking and lung cancer screening. Their answers showed that most patients were mistaken about the benefits of such screenings and smoking in general. Only 7 percent of patients answered all five ques
Science Magazine
added Jul 26, 2018 13:36
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[UK] NHS 'Stop Smoking' ads working in Essex

Half of young people surveyed in Essex say they've been put off taking up smoking by the NHS 'Stop Smoking' adverts on TV. The YEAH!3 report, by Healthwatch Essex, found the adverts had discouraged them from ever taking up smoking and others said that c
Heart (uk)
added Jul 26, 2018 13:33
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Poll: U.S. Smoking Rate Falls To Historic Low [Infographic]

Between the 1940s and the 1970s, the U.S. smoking rate remained relatively stable with about two in five adults saying they smoked a cigarette in the past week. It reached a peak of 45 percent in 1954 and despite the federal government issuing reports ab
Forbes
added Jul 26, 2018 12:08
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Americans Say Marijuana, Vaping Less Harmful Than Tobacco

Americans see each of four tobacco-based products -- cigarettes, chewing tobacco, cigars and pipes -- as being much more harmful to people who use them than marijuana and e-cigarettes, commonly known as vaping.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 28, 2018 03:06
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Americans believe marijuana less harmful than cigarettes: poll

a new Gallup poll released Wednesday. Eighty-two percent of respondents said they believe cigarettes are "very harmful," and 14 percent said they think they are "somewhat harmful." That’s well above the 27 percent of respondents who said they think mari
The Hill
added Jul 26, 2018 12:05
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Poll: 25% Want Smoking Made Totally Illegal in USA

Gallup asked, "Should smoking in this country be made totally illegal or not?" Twenty-five percent said, "yes, made illegal." Seventy-four percent said, "no, not made illegal." "Overall, Americans remain largely opposed to a total ban, but support has
CNSNews
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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Americans Say Marijuana, Vaping Less Harmful Than Tobacco

Americans see each of four tobacco-based products -- cigarettes, chewing tobacco, cigars and pipes -- as being much more harmful to people who use them than marijuana and e-cigarettes, commonly known as vaping.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 26, 2018 02:07
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[UK] Bexley residents not keen on smoking, survey finds

A study of 1,500 residents by Bexley council between February and March found an overwhelming majority of people wanted to see smoking banned in public areas. An enormous 92 per cent of people want to cut down or ban smoking in children's play areas (wh
News Shopper (uk)
added Jul 25, 2018 15:44
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[UK-Wales] BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Why do so many people smoke in Blaenau Gwent?

BLAENAU GWENT has again topped the list of local authorities with the highest rate of smokers in the UK....it comes down to normalisation of the act and peer pressure. According to Public Health Wales, two thirds of smokers start before they are 18 years
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:15
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