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[Tennessee] UT to review alcohol and smoking policies on campus

The task force will provide updates to the process and request community feedback... "This process will give us all an opportunity to collect broad-based input and to have informed conversations about this complicated and multifaceted matter," Thursday's
WVLT Volunteer TV Ch 8 (Knoxville, TN)
added Jun 30, 2017 13:40

[Polynesia] Samoan Smokers Talk about Smoking and Quitting: A Focus Group Study

Smoking is well entrenched in Samoan society; efforts to reduce smoking need to be based on implicit understanding of Samoan cultural norms and priorities around family, social networks and culture. Efforts to support quitting are important, alongside ot
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48

[Asia, India] Claims of vaping as safer alternative go up in smoke

A new study in JAMA Pediatrics states that usage of e-cigarettes leads to greater risk of a person taking to smoking. A metanalysis and systematic review of nine studies comprising 17, 389 adolescents and young adults in the age group of 14-30 threw up t
DNA India (in)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47

[UK] Smoking ban hailed a success as it nears 10th anniversary

Since then, research has revealed the number of people smoking has fallen in the North East to 17.2 per cent - the lowest rate on record. Lorna Hardy, 35, from South Shields, quit her 20-a-day habit in 2011. She said: “I think the smoke-free law that c
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:33

[UK] Smoking at its lowest level in the Solent, new figures reveal

Figures show that just 13.6 per cent of the population of Hampshire now smoke compared with 16.1 in 2012. In Southampton the figure fell from 21.3 to 17.8 per cent over the same period Figures also revealed that more than half of all adults in Southamp
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:21

A decade after UK smoking ban introduced, how has the law affected Bristol?

an estimated 25% of the city’s population smoked in 2008, just after the law came into force, compared with the national average of 24% at the time. The number has fallen to 16.3%, according to Public Health England data from June 2016 – down again from
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:15

using pop culture to end tobacco for good

new research is proving the effectiveness of one of those strategies: leveraging televised pop culture events (like the Grammys and MTV Video Music Awards) to premiere ads that create buzz and drive extended conversations around tobacco.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 29, 2017 04:22

[UK] How healthy is your area? Interactive map shows people living in the north are more likely to smoke and drink dangerous amounts of alcohol compared to their southern neighbours

Research by the Office for National Statistics shows that when it comes to living healthily, the country is hit by a stark north-south divide. The amount of physical exercise a person does, how many fruit and vegetables they eat and their drinking and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:01

Flavors and Risk: Perceptions of Flavors in Little Cigars and Cigarillos Among U.S. Adults, 2015

We conclude that perception of risk of flavors in LCCs is related to use of these products, particularly perception of less risk. Considering the relationship between use and risk perceptions would be helpful in constructing health risk messaging
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 29, 2017 02:36

E-Cigarettes Lead to 'Real' Smoking by Teens: Review

almost four times as likely as their non-vaping counterparts to begin smoking traditional cigarettes, a new review suggests. "E-cigarette use increases the risk of subsequent cigarette smoking, even for teens and young adults who might not be at the high
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 28, 2017 14:16
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