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Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says

The report also found that fewer teens reported being curious about cigarettes or cigars. The same, however, can't be said of smokeless tobacco. The study found no change in teen use or interest in smokeless tobacco -- such as chewing tobacco -- during
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36

[California] 4 high-profile ballot measures leading in state poll

Proposition 56, which would boost the tax on cigarettes by $2 per pack, also has a healthy lead, 59 percent to 36 percent. But Mark Baldassare, director of the PPIC poll, warned that other tobacco tax measures have led late in the campaign, only to be bur
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Sep 22, 2016 15:46

[UK-Scotland] Rise in e-cigarettes use as smoking falls in Scotland

Levels of vaping are up to 7 per cent compared to 5 per cent in 2014, with the devices appealing most to young adults. Between 22 to 26 per cent of those aged 16 to 34 have tried e-cigarettes at some point, compared to four per cent to 10 per cent for th
The Scotsman (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:24

LETTER: Commentary on Farsalinos et al. (2016): Electronic cigarette use in the European Union: analysis of a representative sample of 27 460 Europeans from 28 countries

the estimate that ‘6.1 million Europeans have quit smoking with the use of e-cigarettes, while a further 9.2 million have reduced their smoking consumption’ is based upon self-reported outcomes, which might be biased in many ways.
added Sep 24, 2016 21:26

[UK-Scotland] Research finds increase in number of people using e-cigarettes

The 2015 Scottish Health Survey discovered 7% of people were using the devices, up from 5% in 2014. Levels of "vaping" were highest among younger adults, with 22% to 26% of those aged 16 to 34 having tried e-cigarettes at some point, compared to four pe
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:42

One in eight European teenage boys gamble online, says survey

The results of the four-yearly survey, in which 96,000 school students in 35 countries.... A majority – 54% – of European teenagers report they have never smoked and fewer than a quarter – 21% – say they are “current smokers”.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:21

[Asia] Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Conclusions Although the attitude towards the law was positive, interventions are needed to increase knowledge on the health effects of SHS and facilitate enforcement of the law, particularly among subgroups less likely to have a positive attitude and en
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26

E-Cigarette Use Among Florida Youth With and Without Asthma

Conclusions E-cigarette use is more common among Florida high school youth with asthma and is associated with susceptibility to cigarette smoking.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 19, 2016 14:55

[California] Measure to increase the state's cigarette tax has a big lead, poll finds

More than six in 10 California voters support a proposal to increase cigarette taxes by $2 a pack, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll conducted by SurveyMonkey. The tax increase measure, which will appear on the November ballot as Pr
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 16, 2016 16:10

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society says e-cigarette rates for Sask. teens a 'wake-up call'

8.2 per cent of teens surveyed said they had tried e-cigarettes, compared to 5.7 per cent nationally. 'It's new, it's electronic, it's cool:' e-cigarette use by Canadian teens climbs, worry doctors The Canadian Cancer Society hopes new numbers from Healt
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 16, 2016 17:00
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