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A few counties responsible for smoking rate decline

smoking rates have dropped for men and women since 1996, but the changes aren't uniform across regions. Researchers at the University of Washington assembled county-by-county data showing that a relatively small number of counties with high populations ha
USA Today
added Mar 24, 2014 00:47
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[Canada] Liberals target flavoured tobacco

Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine said on Thursday that his government is looking at comprehensive legislation this spring that would also include e-cigarettes. “This is, again, Big Tobacco looking at a way … (to attract) new smokers and we are
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Mar 21, 2014 10:24
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[USA] Nearly half of Americans believe in at least one medical conspiracy theory, survey finds

and 18% believe in three or more, a new study has found.1 In the study, researchers conducted an internet survey of 1351 US adults, asking whether they had heard of six popular medical conspiracy theories and the level of their agreement with each of the
British Medical Journal
added Mar 22, 2014 23:38
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[Massachusetts] New data shows spike in smokeless tobacco sales

The number of smokeless tobacco products sold in Massachusetts is soaring, as are the levels of nicotine packed into many of them, according to a new analysis from UMass Medical School and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 21, 2014 10:46
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[Canada] Sixty-five per cent of Nova Scotians believe ban of flavoured tobacco should be a top government priority

reveals 65% of respondents feel the Nova Scotia government should regard the ban on flavoured tobacco in the prevention of youth disease as a top priority. The Canadian Cancer Society is asking each Nova Scotian to convey this message to their local MLA t
Canadian Cancer Society
added Mar 21, 2014 10:38
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[UK] Cigarette packaging impact studied

Cigarettes in brightly coloured packs are considered to be less harmful than others, a poll suggests prompting health campaigners to renew calls for plain packaging.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Mar 18, 2014 09:49
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[UK] Cigarettes packets 'mislead children over smoking risk'

Cigarettes in brightly coloured packs are considered to be less harmful than others, a poll has suggested – prompting health campaigners to renew calls for plain packaging.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 18, 2014 01:53
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[UK] Cigarette packaging impact studied

Nine in 10 youngsters see cigarettes in standardised packs as "harmful", according to the small poll conducted on behalf of Cancer Research UK. But cigarettes from colourful Pall Mall and Mayfair packs are only viewed as potentially unsafe by six in 10
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 18, 2014 01:09
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[Minnesota] Smoke-free childcare survey results shared

In a larger, state-wide public survey in Minnesota, Keely Ihry and Corey Ernst, Partnership 4 Health, noted that 78 percent of respondents felt that secondhand smoke continues to impact our health, and 83 percent support a smoke-free foster care system.
Wahpeton (ND) Daily News
added Mar 17, 2014 12:55
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[Denmark] Danes drinking and smoking less

the number of people who said they smoked on a daily basis fell from almost 21 per cent to 17 per cent during the same period.
Icenews (is)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:30
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