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Ban on cigarette displays cuts teenage smoking rates: New Zealand study

A study led by University of Otago researchers suggested that 2012 legislation that banned all point-of-sale (POS) tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes had helped reduce smoking among year-10 students (age 14 and 15) at schools across New Zeala
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 5, 2016 11:35
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Impact of removing point-of-sale tobacco displays: data from a New Zealand youth survey

The introduction of a POS display ban and concurrent measures was followed by significant reductions in initiation, experimental and regular smoking, attempted purchase of cigarettes, and reduced association between visiting tobacco-retailing stores and s
Tobacco Control
added Jul 5, 2016 11:38
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Daily Pioneer Gay, bisexual adults more prone to smoke, alcohol abuse

"Our study indicates that LGB adults experience significant health disparities - particularly in mental health and substance use, likely due to the minority stress that they experience as a result of their exposure to both interpersonal and structural di
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 2, 2016 18:26
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Survey Shows E-Cigarette Flavors Are Crucial To Helping Smokers Quit

Thirty-six percent of vapers said they “preferred the flavors and taste over traditional tobacco cigarettes,” according to the V2 survey sent to The Daily Caller News Foundation. Sixty-two percent of those polled said they vape to “to quit or abstain fro
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jul 2, 2016 17:35
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015

Among the 10.8% of students nationwide who currently smoked cigarettes, 45.4% had tried to quit ... Nationwide, 18.5% of students reported current cigarette, cigar, or smokeless tobacco use (Table 43). The prevalence of current cigarette, cigar, or smoke
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:16
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[Europe] E-cig study in EU finds little use by non-smokers

The study, with researcher Dr. Konstantinos Farsalinos of the University of Patras in Greece serving as principal investigator, involved 27,460 EU residents at least 16 years of age. It included representatives from all 28 member states. The study was pu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2016 19:35
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[UK] Police Aren’t Fining Adults For Smoking In Cars With Kids, But It Doesn’t Mean Legislation Isn’t Working

“Making smoking in cars a subject of legislation creates a deterrent and gives children the right to challenge adults who smoke in the car they’re travelling in,” Arnott said. “Research by ASH, carried out after the legislation came into force, found 86%
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 29, 2016 15:03
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Electronic cigarette use in the European Union: analysis of a representative sample of 27 460 Europeans from 28 countries

E-cigarette use in the European Union appears to be largely confined to current or former smokers... Funding. no funding was provided for this study
Addiction
added Jun 28, 2016 21:02
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Electronic cigarette use in the European Union: analysis of a representative sample of 27 460 Europeans from 28 countries

E-cigarette use in the European Union appears to be largely confined to current or former smokers, while current use and nicotine use by people who have never smoked is rare. Over 30% of current e-cigarette users polled reported smoking cessation and redu
Addiction
added Jun 28, 2016 20:43
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[UK] Public want smokers to pay for their own NHS health care

A new YouGov survey of more than 2000 people revealed 62% believed the NHS should not bear the full cost of treating the self-inflicted damage done by smoking. John Quail, managing director of claims.co.uk, which commissioned the research, believes the
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Jun 28, 2016 15:59
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