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Teens are cutting back on drugs, alcohol, smoking and even electronic cigarettes, study finds

“The fact that we see this decline in all three grades – eighth, 10th and 12th – signals to us that it’s pretty robust and that it isn’t just a blip,” said Richard Miech...It’s not clear why fewer students used e-cigarettes in 2016 than in 2015. Teens don
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 14, 2016 16:56
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Teen use of any illicit drug other than marijuana at new low, same true for alcohol (PDF)

Declines in cigarette smoking and certain other forms of tobacco use also occurred among teens in 2016, continuing an important and now longterm trend in the use of cigarettes.
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 13, 2016 19:08
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Vaping, hookah use by US teens declines for first time (PDF)

the percentage of U.S. teens who vape declined in 2016—the first significant reversal of a rapid rise in adolescent vaping. The rate grew from nearzero levels of use in 2011 to one of the most common forms of adolescent substance use by 2015, researchers
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 13, 2016 19:05
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[USA] Study shows effectiveness of testimonial warning labels on tobacco products

found that warning labels featuring photos of real smokers who were harmed by their habit are more effective in getting smokers to quit than the text-only labels currently in use. At least 77 nations around the world use images as a part of their cigarett
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 13, 2016 14:58
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[Asia] VIDEO: China smoking ban faces staunch opposition

The government faces a big challenge as tobacco is deeply ingrained in Chinese society. BBC News went to meet a group of friends who are unapologetic smokers.
BBC Online
added Dec 13, 2016 14:56
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Anti-smoking images on cigarette packs are twice as effective than text-only, ‘smoking kills’ labels

The findings were unambiguous showing image-labels outperformed the text-only labels. Among the smokers who viewed the text-only labels, 7.4% of smokers attempted to quit in the subsequent five weeks. Those who viewed the testimonial photos from real sm
ZME Science
added Dec 13, 2016 02:33
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Anti-Tobacco Efforts Lead to 53 Million Fewer Smokers Worldwide

Tobacco-control programs helped 53 million people quit smoking in 88 countries between 2008 and 2014, a new study says. The researchers said that translates to more than 22 million lives saved in those countries due to the drop in smoking rates. "Our fi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 12, 2016 17:56
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[Florida] UP IN SMOKE: For kids, tobacco's out and vaping's in

That was one of the apparent findings in the Florida Youth Tobacco Survey this year, one part of a series of evaluations conducted annually by the Florida Department of Health to gauge "risky behaviors" in middle and high school students. About a quarte
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Dec 12, 2016 11:30
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Australia's plain tobacco packs: anticipated and actual responses among adolescents and young adults 2010–2013

The actual response of youth to plain packaging was greater than anticipated prior to their introduction, and support for plain packaging increased from preimplementation to postimplementation among all groups of youth. Jurisdictions planning to implement
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2016 02:30
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