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[India] Getting teens to quit

More than 50% of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress and because smoking makes them appear cool among their peers, a survey has found. It showed that 52% of teenagers believed smoking helped increase concentrat
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 10, 2018 22:56

Online Tobacco Marketing and Subsequent Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Engagement with online tobacco marketing represents a risk factor for adolescent tobacco use. FDA marketing regulation and cooperation of social-networking sites could limit engagement.
added Jan 4, 2018 06:56

[Ireland] Smoking bans make married people happier than anyone else

A study led by Dr Eugenio Zucchelli of Lancaster University looked at people’s own assessments of their psychological well-being both before and after the introduction of the bans in Scotland and England using a quasi-experimental design.
The (ie)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:26
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[Africa, Kenya] Mombasa residents welcome Shisha ban

Revelers smoking shisha at Flamingo Hotel in Mombasa [Photo/] A section of Mombasa residents has welcomed the national government’s move to ban shisha sale and smoking across the nation. According to the residents, the government deserves (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:59

[Africa] Kenyans speak their minds following ban of shisha

Kenyans from all walks of life have reacted differently and in some instances hilariously to the ban of shisha tobacco smoking in the country - Whereas there are those who think the decision to declare shisha illegal was a wise move, others disagree and t
Tuko (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:30

[Asia, India] ‘Tobacco habits common in police personnel’

Police personnel are known to often resort to tobacco-associated habits as a stress-buster to soothe their nerves to help them focus better. A study was published in the Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences to determine the prevalence of tobacco-assoc
Indian Express (in)
added Dec 26, 2017 23:10

Teenagers Rebel By Smoking Marijuana and Vaping at Alarming Rates, Study Says

ere seems to be a real problem brewing around e-cigarettes. One in 10 high school seniors has vaped marijuana, and nearly one in five had tried a more traditional, nicotine-based e-cigarette in the past year. It's hard to say exactly what the patterns are
added Dec 26, 2017 15:52

Cigarette Graphic Warning Labels Are Not Created Equal: They Can Increase or Decrease Smokers’ Quit Intentions Relative to Text-Only Warnings

Among adult and teen smokers, high-emotion graphic warnings were associated with increased risk perceptions and quit intentions versus text-only warnings. Low-emotion graphic warnings backfired and tended to reduce risk perceptions and quit intentions ver
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 26, 2017 01:25

Who’s Smoking at Your Facility?

NIOSH researchers examined 3 years of data (2014–2016) from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). Among the148 million working adults: 15.4% used cigarettes. 5.8% used other combustible tobacco (such as cigars and hookahs). 3% used smokeless toba
BLR - Business and Legal Reports
added Dec 22, 2017 20:41

Letter to FDA TPSAC urging them to delay action on IQOS until the record is closed and they can consider public comments

As someone who has served and does serve on committees similar to TPSAC, I do not see how the schedule that the FDA has established for TPSAC’s consideration of this application can permit a responsible assessment of the applications and associated publi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:39
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