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Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking — United States, 2002–2005 and 2010–2013

Substantial disparities in adult cigarette smoking prevalence exist among and within Asian and Hispanic subgroups, with Koreans and Puerto Ricans reporting the highest cigarette smoking prevalences within their respective racial/ethnic population. These f
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 4, 2016 21:22
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Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans

While 76 percent and 58 percent, respectively, knew that too much sunlight and family history were potential risk factors for vision loss, only half were aware that smoking puts eyesight at risk.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 4, 2016 21:18
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[Alaska] Smoking rates are dropping for racial and ethnic groups — except one

Only among Native Americans and Alaska Natives did the smoking rate rise...“In general, smoking is getting more and more concentrated among disadvantaged groups. And it's poor people, ethnic minorities, people with mental illness,” said Glantz
Washington Post
added Aug 5, 2016 17:41
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[UK] Smoking rate hits low in England

In 2015, smoking levels decreased to 16.9% in England, PHE’s Annual Population Survey (APS) shows. This is down from 17.8% in 2014. Alison Cox, Cancer Research UK’s director of prevention, said: “Smoking is still the biggest preventable cause of cancer,
Charity Today News (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:00
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[UK] Smoking rate hits low in England

Alison Cox, Cancer Research UK’s director of prevention, said: “Smoking is still the biggest preventable cause of cancer, so it’s good to see that smoking rates are at a record low. “But today’s data shows large regional variations that reflect health i
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:08
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[UK] North East smoking levels at their LOWEST since records began

The Annual Population Survey (APS) shows that the number of people smoking in the region fell to 18.7% in 2015 from 19.8% in 2014. This is a fall from 29% of people smoking in 2005 - a total of around 189,000 fewer smokers over that period.
metroradio (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 13:29
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Why millennials are not the 'hook up generation' after all: Young people 'are having less sex than their parents did'

compelling evidence that teenagers are becoming less and less likely to smoke... Widespread public disapproval of smoking, drunkenness, drug abuse and teen mothers is also likely to have influenced teen behaviour.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 2, 2016 20:50
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Cigarettes & alcohol remain drugs of choice in Luxembourg

quizzed 3,770 revellers at 16 separate events via its stand Party MAG-Net ...The anonymous responses revealed that the two legal drugs, tobacco and alcohol, were the most consumed in Luxembourg, with 37.1 percent and 87.3 perecent of partygoers quizzed sa
Luxemburger Wort (lu)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:46
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[New Zealand] Policy Options for the Regulation of Electronic Cigarettes: A consultation document

The Ministry of Health is consulting on policy options for the regulation of e‑cigarettes, including possible amendments to the SFEA. This consultation aims to clarify the legal position. This publication contains a consultation submission form with spe
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Aug 2, 2016 14:56
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[New Zealand] Proposed changes to legal status of E-cigarettes

“E-cigarettes are relatively new and evolving products. There is scientific consensus that they are less harmful than tobacco cigarettes.” “I welcome feedback from the public on the future regulation and control of E-cigarettes,” Mr Lotu-Iiga says. Cons
New Zealand News Online (uk)
added Aug 2, 2016 13:33
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