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[Asia-pacific] Sabah records highest prevalence of smoking in Malaysia

Sabah recorded the highest prevalence of smoking in Malaysia at 28.4 per cent as compared to the national figure of 22.8 per cent in 2015, according to the National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS).
Borneo Post (my)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09

[New Zealand] Call for "vaping" to be age restricted to over 21's

With Government preparing to change the law and regulate e-cigarettes, the Ministry of Health has released an analysis of submissions - 250 pieces of feedback from individuals, health experts and organisations, including international tobacco companies -
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Apr 24, 2017 18:48

[New York] De Blasio quarrels with callers critical of Crown Heights homeless shelter, raising minimum price of cigarettes

“If the only joy in a person’s life is smoking a cigarette when they get home from work after a hard day, who are you to take that away?” the caller asked. The mayor argued he sees it as a question of public health rather than individual rights. “Taxpa
New York Daily News
added Apr 21, 2017 20:39

Cigarettes, Alcohol & Pot: Why Some Young Smokers Combine Drugs

For young smokers, the pleasure of smoking a cigarette is greater when they are also drinking alcohol than when they are also smoking pot, according to a new study. The findings could have implications for helping people quit smoking, the researchers sa (Yahoo!)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:40

For the Young, Cigarettes Go Better With Booze Than Pot

At parties across America, young adult smokers are more likely to pair cigarettes with alcohol than with a "joint." "Our findings show that co-use of cigarettes and alcohol could be more pleasurable than co-use of cigarettes and marijuana," co-first auth
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 19, 2017 18:36

Quit Methods Used by US Adult Cigarette Smokers, 2014–2016 (PDF)

(74.7%) US adult smokers who tried to quit did so by using multiple quit methods...substituting some cigarettes with e-cigarettes was used by a greater percentage of smokers than the nicotine patch, nicotine gum, or other FDA-approved cessation aids. T
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Apr 19, 2017 02:01

[Asia] Despite anti-smoking campaign, smoking in China on rise

While the Chinese government has been working to reduce smoking for the past 40 years — including issuing smoking regulations, anti-tobacco advertisements, and public smoking bans — smoking continues to rise. The Chinese internet company Tencent asked 1
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Apr 17, 2017 23:23

[Australia] More men addicted to cigarettes

Cancer Council Victoria data released this week found 13.9 per cent of men in Victoria light up every day compared to 10.1 per cent of women. And 16.1 per cent of men aged 18 to 29 are daily smokers, compared to 23.2 per cent of young women.
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:56

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Low income earners smoke more: survey

Male smokers in 236 of the 245 locations followed the overall correlation between smoking and income levels. Female smokers’ income levels corresponded to the findings in 239 of the locations. In all 245 places, the smoking rate among the bottom 20 per
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:53

[Colorado] Tobacco use, teen pregnancy, down

According to figures by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, between 2012 and 2014, 23.3 percent of Puebloans surveyed said they had smoked tobacco within the past 30 days. Although Pueblo's percentage of smokers was notably higher than the s
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21
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