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Pot Replacing Tobacco, Booze as Teens' Drug of Choice

Boys, black Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics and multi-racial Americans were the most likely to turn to marijuana before other recreational drugs, the new report suggests. For the study, the investigators analyzed nationwide surveys done between 2
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 4, 2018 14:17
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[Asia, India] 53% people fail to quit smoking despite knowing ill effects, finds study

“The data show what we have anecdotally known for decades-- that many smokers have the desire to quit, but not the means to match it,” Derek Yach, president of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, said. It is clear that smokers are sacrificing their ph
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 14:32
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Plain Packaging on Tobacco Backfires Within First Year in the UK

In the largest public opinion poll of its kind since plain packaging was introduced, research found that UK citizens are concerned their government has imported a failed policy from Australia1 without fully evaluating the potential negative consequences2
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:47
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GLANTZ: To minimize illicit tobacco trade, FDA should reject any partnership with the tobacco industry, reject industry estimates and exaggeration of illicit trade, and use the FCTC Protocol on Illicit Trade as a model to counter the supply side of illici

My colleagues and I just submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k2-93fq-mfpc. A PDF (including all the footnotes) is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:57
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where are kids getting juul?

The most common way youth got JUUL is through physical retail locations...Just over half — 52 percent — reported that they received JUUL from a social source, such as a friend or family member.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:32
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Turning the Spotlight on Tobacco and Heart Disease

According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey, adult smokers who do not believe, or do not know that smoking causes heart attack, range from 61% in China to 5% in Egypt; and adult smokers who do not believe, or do not know that smoking causes stroke, rang
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 30, 2018 17:24
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[Asia, China] Guangdong residents urged to tackle widespread smoking

A senior health official in southern China’s Guangdong province has urged residents to join hands with government departments to help reduce the prevalence of smoking. “Tobacco control is still a long and tough task in the province, and all residents sho
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2018 12:41
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If US Were Like Utah, There Would Be 22 Million Fewer Smokers

24/7 Wall St. examined smoking rates in the United States that were provided by the CDC to determine how many fewer smokers there would be in this country if the smoking rate was the same as Utah’s. While it would be difficult to replicate Utah’s conditi
24/7 Wall Street
added May 29, 2018 15:48
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New South African smoking laws will change how – and where – you can smoke at work

On 9 May 2018, the draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill was published for public comment. Among other changes the bill plans to introduce two a zero-tolerance policy on in-door smoking in public places, as well as the r
BusinessTech (za)
added May 29, 2018 03:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] E-cigarette use in youth on rise in twin cities

e-cigarette was gradually increasing in youth of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. According to health experts, recent surveys have indicated that more minors and young adults have started using e-cigarettes including middle and high school student
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 28, 2018 16:13
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