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U.S. Smoking Rate Holds Steady

Now, MedPage Today asks: Will it ever dip into the single digits?
MedPage Today
added Feb 1, 2018 01:39
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Every second man in Armenia is a smoker, survey reveals

More that half of the male population of Armenia - 51,5% - are smokers, while 1.8% of women are in the country’s smoking community, a new report by the health ministry revealed recently. 94.3% of smokers prefer factory-made cigarettes, the STEPS national
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:44
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[Colorado] Health tip: No smoke and mirrors on teens and marijuana

Just like tobacco, smoke from marijuana can irritate and damage the lungs and make it harder to breathe. This includes secondhand smoke. The good news is almost 70 percent of Pueblo high school students report not having used marijuana in the past month
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
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[Asia] Survey across India to gauge tobacco consumption among youngsters

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is initiating a large-scale study across India titled ‘Global Young Tobacco Survey’ to gauge tobacco consumption pattern among youngsters aged 13 to 17 years. The survey comes months after the central governme
Indian Express (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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KHIP: New poll shows most Kentucky adults support comprehensive statewide smoke-free law

The 2017 Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) found that 71 percent of Kentucky adults support a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law. This remains the highest level of support since the poll began tracking this topic. A comprehensive law provides for s
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Jan 25, 2018 20:36
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Public misperception that very low nicotine cigarettes are less carcinogenic

Many smokers had the misperception that smoking VLNC cigarettes is less likely to cause cancer, and some stated that they would be less likely to quit. A VLNC standard may be more effective if accompanied by a communication campaign that emphasises the co
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2018 01:09
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[UK] This Could Be Why Your Loved One Refuses To Try And Quit Smoking

Smokers are refusing to kick the habit because they believe the damaging health effects won’t hit until later in life, a new study suggests. The first-of-its-kind research surveyed 162 smokers and non-smokers on their understanding of the onset of nega
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 23, 2018 14:34
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[UK] 43% of Brits Think Vaping Is Better Than Smoking: YouGov

Over 2 in 5 adults in Britain believe that electronic cigarettes are less harmful than traditional tobacco cigarettes and that vaping, overall, is much better for people's health, according to the results of a new survey on behalf of leading British onlin
PR Newswire
added Jan 22, 2018 23:10
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[UK] Teens who smoke cigarettes are at higher risk of developing psychosis

Researchers from the University of Bristol examined survey data from 3,328 teenagers who had answered questions on their use of cigarettes and marijuana. The team found that those who had smoked cigarettes only at an early age were 4.3% more likely to e
IBTimes (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:07
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Americans Say Marijuana Is Less of Health Risk Than Tobacco, Poll Finds ($$)

Far more people say a cigarette, an alcoholic drink or a candy bar are more harmful to a person’s overall health than pot, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey finds.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 22, 2018 05:44
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