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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: DUFFY: NHS smoking ban opponents don’t represent most Scots

I WAS disappointed by the lack of balance and rigour in your report on attitudes to smoking in hospital grounds (“Scots oppose ban on smoking outside hospitals”). That headline referred to figures from an online survey which made no attempt to gather an
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 13:00

[UK-Wales] Prisoners could be allowed to smoke in designated cells despite ban, Welsh Government reveals

Health Minister Mark Drakeford said prisoners and staff, including non-smokers, needed to be protected from potential damage to their health. The Welsh Government has now launched a consultation on an exemption to give governors power to permit smoking
WalesOnline (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 10:17

[UK-Wales] Consultation on smoke-free prisons launched

There is currently no exemption in place to allow smoking in prisons in Wales, but evidence has shown that smoking is being allowed in prison cells, meaning non-smoking offenders and prison staff may be being exposed to second-hand smoke.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 10:16

[UK, UK-Wales] Should e-cigarettes be banned in enclosed public spaces? As Wales prepares to control ‘vaping’ from 2017, we ask the experts

ROBERT WEST...I don’t think it’s right to legislate to ban them...concern about it renormalising smoking. There isn’t any evidence to back that up at all / JULIE BISHOP...vapour is not anything like the same magnitude of risk as tobacco smoke, this isn’t
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 12, 2015 14:00

Online survey asks for feedback on Kansas State Fair's new smoking regulations

While the fair board passed a resolution in May to establish designated smoking areas across the grounds, the vote was narrow: 6 to 5.... “The interim manager (Lori Hart) said they will try going smoke-free next year, but they weren’t very optimistic it
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Sep 12, 2015 13:55

E-cigarettes 'tempt young into smoking’

Those who tried e-cigarettes became addicted to nicotine and grew used to the action of smoking, scientists found... A year-long study of nearly 700 teenagers in the United States found that of the 16 who tried e-cigarettes, 11 (68 per cent) went on to s
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 9, 2015 23:11

The association between alcohol, marijuana use, and new and emerging tobacco products in a young adult population.

Marijuana and alcohol use may enhance risk for emerging tobacco products use in young adulthood. Prevention and intervention programs may need to target poly-use of alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco rather than focusing on a single risk behavior during thes
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Sep 9, 2015 22:19
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Trying E-Cigarettes May Lead to Smoking, Study Suggests

More than one-third of teens and young adults who tried the battery-powered devices wound up smoking tobacco within one year, even though they had said they would never be interested in smoking, according to the results of a nationwide survey. By compa
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 9, 2015 22:30
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Kids Exposed to Tobacco Smoke More Likely to Develop A-Fib

A research team from the University of California, San Francisco found that data in the Health eHeart Study show that children exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke--even in utero--are more likely to develop AF. (Healthcare Professionals Network)
added Sep 9, 2015 09:38

[California] Study: Smoke-Free Zones, Higher Taxes Deter Youth Smoking

UC San Francisco and UC Merced researchers show that smoking bans and increased taxes help keep young people from starting to smoke. • Smoke-free workplace laws reduce smoking among youth even before they are old enough to start working. • Based on the cu
University of California, Merced
added Sep 9, 2015 09:32
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