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Iowa celebrates 10 years smoke-free

Iowa is one of 25 states that have enacted smoke-free laws addressing secondhand smoke exposure in workplaces, restaurants and bars. Ten years ago, on July 1, 2008, the act was signed by then-Governor Chet Culver. On the act’s five-year anniversary, the
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Jul 1, 2018 13:05
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Hookah Use among U.S. Youth: A Systematic Review of the Literature from 2009-2017

Conclusions The prevalence of hookah use among youth in the U.S. is increasing, thus more research is needed to inform policies targeted to protect this vulnerable population.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 4, 2018 04:38
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[Canada] With tobacco and candy, North America counts its homeless

Vancouver’s 500 trained volunteers ask 17 questions as they cover 200 routes through the city, doling out tokens of appreciation: candy as well as tobacco ties, a small cloth pouch filled with tobacco that indigenous Canadians use for prayers. Forty perc
Reuters
added Jul 3, 2018 15:54
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New Survey Results Address Impact of JUUL Use on Eliminating or Reducing Cigarette Consumption

A total of 18,799 adults completed the survey and received a $30 virtual Visa Reward Card.... JUUL Labs commissioned CSUR to independently design, administer and analyze the survey results. Email invitations to complete an online survey about use of cigar
PR Newswire
added Jun 28, 2018 21:47
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[UK] The public and the NHS What’s the deal? (PDF)

While there was some appetite for more advice from government, there was mistrust of a ‘nanny state’, although many examples of government intervention (such as the smoking ban) were widely supported.
King's Fund (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:37
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[UK] 'Tax and regulate more to improve health'

The government should tax and regulate more to encourage people to be healthier, a group of experts says. The independent analysis, produced for the BBC, said the success of the smoking ban and sugary drinks tax should embolden ministers. The experts a
BBC Online
added Jun 28, 2018 03:31
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[UK] Strong public support for sugar tax and other ‘nanny state’ interventions – poll

Britons strongly support “nanny state” interventions on health issues, a survey suggests. While the public largely believe that they are responsible for their own health, research has shown that very few are meeting guidelines for healthy living.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:30
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[UK] Strong public support for sugar tax and other ‘nanny state’ interventions – poll

New polling suggests that the majority of the British publish back the smoking ban and the sugar tax on soft drinks. The briefing paper, titled Are We Expecting Too Much From The NHS?, concludes that there is “surprisingly strong public support for thes
Press Association (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:29
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Did you know?

A 2015 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair survey found that smoking is not just among the most unhealthy habits, but also the most irritating. The survey, conducted by telephone among a random sample of 1,019 adults across the United States, found that 32 percent of
Warrensburg (MO) Daily Star-Journal
added Jun 26, 2018 20:25
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[Asia, China] Indoor smoking: A partial or total ban?

After a ban on smoking in all indoor public places, Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has reversed its position to allow designated smoking areas. The amendment has raised widespread outcry.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:32
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