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Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported

A significantly higher percentage of American women may be smoking while pregnant than researchers have previously believed, a new study suggests. The finding is based on urine tests that can measure nicotine exposure compared to what pregnant women rep
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 7, 2016 17:28
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Survey: Vapers are Using Electronic Cigarettes to Quit Smoking

Conducted May 11-12 by electronic cigarette and e-vapor manufacturer V2, the survey showed two-thirds of vapers are using electronic cigarettes to quit smoking, the company said. When respondents were asked to identify the reasons they use electronic cig
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 7, 2016 18:16
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Two Thirds of Consumers Say Their Wellness Program Does Not Test for Smoking: HealthMine Survey

a June HealthMine analysis of 750 consumers enrolled in wellness programs found that 66% say their wellness program does not include a medical test for nicotine use.... As smokers stay undercover, it is their colleagues who may be paying the added healthc
PR Newswire
added Jul 6, 2016 02:00
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[New Zealand] Removal of tobacco displays working- study

“This study provides strong evidence that the removal of prominent point-of-sale displays from almost all New Zealand dairies, petrol stations and supermarkets has protected children from starting to smoke, and has contributed to reducing smoking among s
Māori Television (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:37
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[New Zealand] Removal of point-of-sale tobacco displays working

A new study led by University of Otago researchers suggests that July 2012 legislation that removed all point-of-sale tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes has helped reduce smoking among New Zealand school students to record low levels.
Foreign Affairs New Zealand (nz)
added Jul 5, 2016 11:36
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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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