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[Canada] Regina considers smoke-free patios and some outdoor spaces

On Monday, city councillors voted in favour of public consultations. The city will be asking residents if they would be in favour of a smoking or vaping ban in certain areas, like outdoor patios or public parks.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 21, 2016 18:38

[Canada] Regina city council wants your thoughts on banning smoking in certain public places

At their final meeting of the year, city council voted unanimously in favour of holding public consultations early next year to gauge the interest in banning smoking and vaping on patios and municipal properties like parks, stadiums and outdoor concerts.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:28

[UK-Wales] This is what the people of Cardiff think of the new cigarette packaging

Cigarette packs designed with the “world’s ugliest colour” and very graphic pictures have started to appear on the shelves of Welsh shops. In May it became law for all tobacco products – including roll-your-own tobacco pouches and cigarette boxes – to b
WalesOnline (uk)
added Dec 18, 2016 17:16
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Smoking rates in Wisconsin fall to 20-year low

Wisconsin's rate of cigarette smoking has declined steadily since 1994, when 1 in 4 adults smoked / The 17.3 percent figure ranks Wisconsin 23rd nationally.... America's Health Rankings, an annual report of trends in the nation's public health, found tha
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Dec 17, 2016 04:07

[New Zealand] Big tobacco winning the battle for the hearts and lungs of young adults

Data from the 2015/16 New Zealand Health Survey released today shows that overall, 14% of adult New Zealanders (520,000) are smoking daily: 36% of Maori (172,000); 23% of Pacific people (51,000); and 12.5% of European/Other (359,000). Women and men smoke
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 16, 2016 20:04

Teens May Not Heed Health Warnings on Cigars

"Many still believe that risks of cigars can be mitigated by not inhaling or inhaling less," he said in a university news release. "But we know that cigar smoking can cause serious harm, including cancer and heart disease." The researchers surveyed mor
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2016 18:22
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Correlates of Hookah Pipe Awareness and Perceived Harmfulness Among U.S. Adults

15.7% believe it is less harmful than cigarettes. This small proportion are mostly young, white, and college graduates. Targeted behavioral interventions will be necessary to increase individuals’ perceived risk, knowledge, and perceived harmfulness of h
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:59

[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
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