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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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[UK] 86% of people support the smoking ban 10 years on

The huge majority of adults in the North East support the change to public smoking laws which came into affect 10 years ago this week. In the North East 86% of adults support “smokefree” in 2017 and only 5% oppose the law, which was introduced on July 1,
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Jun 28, 2017 11:47

[Virginia] VIDEO: Public housing residents reacting to no smoking rule

HUD gave local agencies 18 months to get onboard, but the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is facing resistance. One woman said, "They need to stop treating us like animals." Other residents said CRHA should be worried about fixing t
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Jun 27, 2017 22:37

[Asia-pacific] Smokers make up less than 20% of Japan’s population for first time, survey finds

In the government survey of people aged 20 or older in 2016, 19.8 percent of respondents said they smoke, down 1.8 percentage points from 2013, with the downward trend observed in most age groups for both genders. The percentage of people who said they
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:49

[UK] Smoking rate at "all-time low" across North Yorkshire

And North Yorkshire County Council says the Health Act, which enforced the ban, has helped to cut smoking rates to an all-time low across the region, with only 13% of people smoking in North Yorkshire. They say it's also "set the scene" for further smok
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 27, 2017 14:45

Teen vaping rates fall in the United States

The number of school children in the United States who smoke e-cigarettes fell from 3 million in 2015 to just under 2.2 million last year, according to a joint analysis[1] of the National Youth Tobacco Surveys published between 2011 and 2016.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jun 26, 2017 12:25

India: steep decline in tobacco consumption in India reported in second Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2017)

For a large and diverse country like India, effective tobacco control has always been a daunting task. In the last five years, the country has witnessed a number of legal battles between the government and the tobacco industry. At one point, a parliament
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jun 25, 2017 15:03
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