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[Canada] The war on nicotine: Why we shouldn’t be so quick to ban vaping

David Sweanor...thinks that policies on vaping need to be based on a solid understanding of science and a recognition of individual rights....policies should be seen in a broader public health context of innovative alternative nicotine delivery systems pl
uOttawaInfo (University of Ottawa) (ca)
added Apr 7, 2016 18:06
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[Kentucky] Poll: Large majority of Kentuckians want schools to be tobacco free, but less than a third comply

An overwhelming majority of Kentucky adults, 85 percent, want schools to be tobacco-free, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll. But only 28 percent of the state’s school districts have “protected students, staff members, teachers and guest
KyForward
added Mar 16, 2016 18:51
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Youth in well-off nations smoke & drink less than in 2010

The number of teenagers trying alcohol or cigarettes before they turn 14 has dropped, especially among girls, according to a World Health Organization study of 42 well-off nations. From 2010 to 2014, the percentage of 15-year-old boys in Europe, Canada a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:08
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Mining social media data for opinion polarities about electronic cigarettes

Opinion polarities about e-cigarettes from social networks could be highly influential to the general public, especially youth. Further educational campaigns should include measuring their effectiveness.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2016 09:43
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Youth in well-off nations smoke, drink less than in 2010: WHO

The number of teenagers trying alcohol or cigarettes before they turn 14 has dropped, especially among girls, according to a World Health Organization study of 42 well-off nations. From 2010 to 2014, the percentage of 15-year-old boys in Europe, Canada a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 15, 2016 23:02
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[Europe, Netherlands] Hip to be square: Dutch teenagers smoke, drink, and have less sex

The study surveyed 11, 13, and 15 year olds, and found that not only do Dutch children smoke, drink, and have less sex than most of their European peers, but they have even cut back since the last survey in 2009.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:05
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Poll: 85% of Kentucky adults support tobacco-free schools

Eighty-five percent of Kentucky adults are in favor of adopting policies for tobacco-free schools, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Cincinnati-based Interact for Health.
The Lane Report
added Mar 15, 2016 21:11
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[Europe] What it's really like to be a teenager today: Sex, smoking and drinking plummet - and a QUARTER of 15-year-old girls are on a diet

A Europe-wide survey of schoolchildren, by the World Health Organisation, found the proportion of 15-year-olds smoking and drinking fell 'significantly'... The proportion of 15-year-olds who reported having a first cigarette at the age of 13 or younger f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 15:41
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[UK-Northern Ireland] E-cigarettes – under-18s back a precautionary approach

A new study by researchers at the University of Glasgow has investigated the views of under-18s... “Adolescent smokers, e-cigarette users, non-smokers and non e-cigarette users were united in their support of stringent e-cigarette regulation,” said Dr We
HealthCanal.com
added Mar 14, 2016 10:48
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[Australia] Tobacco consumption. 'New wave of quitting' likely as we smoke less

an analysis ... finds the volume of tobacco consumed over those 10 years has fallen 48 per cent. He says the difference can only be explained by the remaining smokers smoking less – at least 30 per cent less. "It might well be more, because people who s
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:58
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