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[Asia, India] ‘Tobacco habits common in police personnel’

Police personnel are known to often resort to tobacco-associated habits as a stress-buster to soothe their nerves to help them focus better. A study was published in the Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences to determine the prevalence of tobacco-assoc
Indian Express (in)
added Dec 26, 2017 23:10
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Who’s Smoking at Your Facility?

NIOSH researchers examined 3 years of data (2014–2016) from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Among the148 million working adults: 15.4% used cigarettes. 5.8% used other combustible tobacco (such as cigars and hookahs). 3% used smokeless toba
BLR - Business and Legal Reports
added Dec 22, 2017 20:41
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Letter to FDA TPSAC urging them to delay action on IQOS until the record is closed and they can consider public comments

As someone who has served and does serve on committees similar to TPSAC, I do not see how the schedule that the FDA has established for TPSAC’s consideration of this application can permit a responsible assessment of the applications and associated publi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:39
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[Canada] What we heard through the online public consultation

This report provides an overview of what we heard... In 2016 and 2017, a three-step consultation approach took place to hear from Canadians on proposed measures that would help reach Canada's target for tobacco use reduction. The consultation combined ta
Canada.ca (ca)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:44
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States With the Most Smokers

These trends vary considerably across the country, with residents of some states much more likely to smoke than residents of other states. To highlight and help understand this variation, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the adult smoking rate in each state from t
24/7 Wall Street
added Dec 22, 2017 02:29
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are video games glamorizing tobacco use?

Participants in a Truth Initiative study of video game players said that they felt tobacco, or nicotine, was portrayed negatively in only 6.5 percent of games where tobacco use appeared. The survey respondents — 200 video game players aged 18 and over —
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 20, 2017 21:57
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Stamping 'Smoking Kills' on Cigarettes May Keep Teens From the Habit

"Smoking Kills" -- emblazoned right on a cigarette may help young people avoid the deadly habit. That's the conclusion of a new study involving nearly 1,000 British 16- to 24-year-olds. Participants -- including both smokers and non-smokers -- were ask
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 20, 2017 21:55
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[Asia, India] ‘High tax leads to 5.6% drop in consumption of tobacco’

The prevalence of smoking in Rajasthan has decreased by 5.6 percentage points in Global Adult Tobacco Survey...Sambandh Health Foundation, said, "GATS-2 findings reiterate that taxation remains a key policy initiative for better health consequences. Even
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:20
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Now is the time to enact a Nelson County smoking ban

With more than two decades of data, those who support smoking bans in public places finally have documented proof of what they have been saying all along — protecting people from second-hand smoke can, and will, save lives.
Kentucky Standard
added Dec 17, 2017 12:52
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Popularity of youth vaping a concern in annual drug use survey

Many researchers worry that e-cigarettes are re-normalizing smoking behavior among teens, introducing many of them to nicotine, which could lead to addiction. A NIDA news release on the drug survey quoted a Pediatricsstudy in which young people who used
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Dec 20, 2017 22:41
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