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New Survey Shows Need for Kenya to Take Strong Action to Save Lives from Tobacco Use

An estimated 2.5 million Kenyans — over 11 percent of the country’s adult population — currently use tobacco, according to the first Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) ever conducted in Kenya.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 3, 2014 03:25
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[California] Milpitas native's research on tobacco usage at San Jose leads to campus change

a directive Nov. 20 to make San Jose State a smoke- and tobacco-free place by Aug. 1, 2015. This directive was based on research and a survey that Milpitas High School class of 2009 graduate Isra Ahmad worked on as part of Campuses Organized & United fo
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 2, 2014 06:43
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Consumers'perceptions of vape shops in southern California: an analysis of online Yelp reviews

there were several vape shop and product attributes that consumers considered important to disseminate to others through postings on Yelp. Lack of health warnings about these products may misrepresent their potential risk. The main influence variables we
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 1, 2014 07:12
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Americans are smoking less than ever

percentage of Americans who are smokers has fallen to an all-time low, now representing just 17.8 percent of the population, a study has found. US health officials said the percentage of Americans who are smokers has fallen to the lowest level since 1965
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 26, 2014 16:35
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2005–2013

These disparities underscore the importance of enhancing the implementation and reach of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use among these groups, as well as expanding questions on surveillance tools to better capture data on subpopulations
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:49
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[UK-Scotland] Scotland has among the highest number of smokers across the UK

One in five people in Scotland aged 18 and over smoke (21%), the highest proportion in Britain outside the north east of England. Smoking is responsible for around 13,500 deaths each year in Scotland, despite the number of smokers falling by more than h
STV (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:23
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[UK] Britain kicks the habit: Fewer than 1 in 5 people are still smokers and more than half have never even tried it

Unemployed people, least qualified and low earners more likely to smoke Married people and older people are all less likely to be cigarette smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:19
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[UK] E-cigarettes have not been a gateway to traditional smoking – ONS

Proportion of those in Great Britain who have never smoked before using e-cigarettes is negligible, according to ONS
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:18
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Latest Report

The 2013 SALSUS reports provide information on: prevalence of smoking, drinking and drug use; frequency of substance misuse; sources and availability of cigarettes, alcohol and drugs and pupils' attitudes to substance misuse. It also provides information
Scottish Health Statistics / ISD Scotland
added Nov 26, 2014 11:25
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[UK-Scotland] Scots teenagers stub out the smoking habit

A study found 2% of 13 year-olds were regular smokers in 2013, down from 3% in 2010. The number of 15-year-old smokers has dropped to 9% from 13%. More than four-fifths of 13 year-olds (87%) and two-thirds of all 15-year-olds (66%) said they had never s
Evening Times (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:24
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