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[UK] Shunning alcohol and cigarettes, the clean-cut generation: Only one in six under 15s have tried booze and just 4% have smoked

The survey of 5,714 children found that only 4 per cent had ever tried a cigarette – also the lowest-ever figure and a dramatic fall from the 19 per cent recorded in 2003.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 16, 2016 20:00

researchers reviewed nearly 700 e-cigarette studies. what did they find?

“Only by understanding the total impact of these products—including patterns of use and long-term health effects—can we design policies that strike the appropriate balance between potential benefits and harms to public health,” Glasser said.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2016 18:25

[UK] 'Clean cut' generation is least likely to have ever had an alcoholic drink

Just one in six children below the age of 15 has ever had an alcoholic drink - a record low, according to new national data. Findings from the annual Health Survey of England suggest that today’s youngsters are the most “clean cut” generation on record,
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 13:30

[UK] Number of smokers at 20-year low as men lead in the fight against fags

Levels of smoking have fallen from 28% down to 18% according to an NHS poll of the nation’s health. The 2015 Health Survey for England revealed the drop from the 1998 level to recent figures for 2015 came thanks to a fall in men lighting up.
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 13:29

[UK] Clean-living generation of children snub cigarettes and alcohol ($$)

Children are drinking and smoking less than ever, according to an NHS survey that points to the cleanest-living generation on record.
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 13:27

Recent Findings on the Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use Among Adults in the U.S.

unlike tobacco use, ever using e-cigarettes is positively related to income. Interestingly, e-cigarette use exhibits a non-linear relationship with education. Reasons for the relationship of e-cigarettes with education are unclear and warrant further rese
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 16:01

[North Carolina] Cigar warning labels are not equally believable among adolescents

A majority of adolescents in the United States report current cigar warning labels to be very believable... But significant differences exist in the believability of specific cigar warnings, suggesting that more work is needed to establish the best warni
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Dec 29, 2016 12:45

Cigar warnings: Do teens believe them?

Less than 50 percent of surveyed teens found it 'very believable' that cigars are not a safe alternative to cigarettes, according to a first-of-its-kind UNC School of Medicine study
added Dec 29, 2016 12:43

NIH-Funded Survey Reports Decline in Vaping and Use of Hookahs, Cigarettes by Teens

Monitoring the Future (MTF), a survey funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse has found that vaping among adolescents has declined over the past year. The survey also reported a decline in the use of hookahs and cig
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Dec 17, 2016 06:53

More Adults Can Legally Smoke Pot—but the Kids Aren't So Interested / The reason, researchers suggest: Fewer of them smoke cigarettes.

"There's long been a debate within the field about tobacco and cigarette smoking as a gateway effect...Once kids don't smoke ever in their life, and we've seen substantial declines, it seems like they don't progress to the other drugs."
Bloomberg News
added Dec 17, 2016 03:41
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