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The war on tobacco is far from over, with control policies needing renewal, warn experts

The latest estimates on smoking prevalence from the Global Burden of Disease collaboration show that although tobacco control programmes have been effective, the ever increasing population has meant worldwide smoking prevalence is still on the increase.
added Apr 9, 2017 19:53

Regretting Ever Starting to Smoke: Results from a 2014 National Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study provides updated prevalence data on regret using a national sample, and confirms that regret is associated with perceived risk. The findings from this study can be used to inform smoking intervention programs and support the inclusion of smoker
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Apr 7, 2017 20:44

[UK] Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]t

demographic forces are poised to heighten smoking's global toll, unless progress in preventing initiation and promoting cessation can be substantially accelerated. Greater success in tobacco control is possible but requires effective, comprehensive, and a
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06
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[Kentucky] Public support growing for state smoking ban

Even in a state with a long history of tobacco culture and a high percentage of smokers, public support for a statewide smoking ban is growing. A poll of 1,580 Kentucky adults by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky found 71 percent of respondents favo
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Apr 6, 2017 01:38

6.4 million deaths blamed on tobacco in 2015

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, according to a consortium of researchers. Mortality could rise even further as maj
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:05

[Asia] Do you know how most of the people in India die? Smoking takes the breath away

As per a recent survey, India has been found to be among top four nations for highest number of deaths by smoking. According to a recent study, over 50 percent deaths caused due to smoking in 2015 took place majorly in four countries and India is one of
Zee News (in)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

Smoking causes one in ten deaths globally, major new study reveals

One in 10 deaths around the world is caused by smoking, according to a major new study that shows the tobacco epidemic is far from over and that the threat to lives is spreading across the globe. There were nearly one billion smokers in 2015, in spite o
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:09

[Louisiana] Poll shows strong support for Hub City smoke-free ordinance

A poll released Tuesday by Healthier Air for All finds that nearly three-quarters of respondents favor a city-wide smoke-free policy that includes bars and bingo halls. Under the umbrella of the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living, Healthier Air f
The Independent Weekly (Lafayette LA )
added Apr 5, 2017 12:29

E-Cigarettes: The Questions Still Burn

Zhu and colleagues reported that e-cigarette popularity has been boosted by free media coverage in news reports, cameos in popular movies and endorsements by celebrities who tout them as a tool to quit smoking. During January’s Golden Globes Awards, for
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center
added Apr 4, 2017 21:21

Cigarette smoking in Florida is higher in rural areas, study shows

While nearly 16 percent of Floridians are hooked on cigarette smoking, the addiction continues to affect Florida's rural counties the most, according to a new report. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health I
WPLG Ch. 10 (Miami, FL)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:53
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