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42% of non-smokers say they should get 3-5 extra vacation days than smokers

A whopping 42% of non-smokers feel they should get 3-5 extra vacation days than non-smokers... To understand how workers feel about the time their co-workers spent smoking, e-cigarette maker Halo surveyed 1,005 American adults.
USA Today
added Mar 1, 2018 03:45

Decline in the perceived risk of cigarette smoking between 2006 and 2015: Findings from a U.S. nationally representative sample

•Perceived risk was highest among never/former smokers and lowest in daily smokers. •Perceived risk of smoking declined significantly between 2006 and 2015 in the U.S. •Perceived risk of smoking declined more rapidly among females than among males.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 28, 2018 13:04

Fewer Americans think smoking a pack a day poses a great health risk

About 3 out of 4 Americans agree that smoking cigarettes causes health problems, but public perception of the risks posed by smoking may be declining, according to a Duke Health study published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. From 2006 to 20
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 28, 2018 13:03

States with strong tobacco control measures have fewer e-cigarette users

States with robust tobacco control policies and regulations, such as smoke free air laws and taxes on cigarettes, not only have fewer cigarette users but also fewer e-cigarette users, according to research from NYU School of Medicine and the NYU College
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 28, 2018 13:01

Debate 2/27: Just a number? Should Ohio raise the legal tobacco purchasing age to 21?

How much difference can three years make? According to local proponents of the “Tobacco 21” initiative, enough to make noise about. The push to raise the minimum tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21 has been a long one. Some states, like Oregon, Hawaii
Dayton (OH) City Paper (“DCP”)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:29

Evaluating State-Level Differences in E-cigarette and Cigarette Use Among Adults in the United States Between 2012 and 2014: Findings From the National Adult Tobacco Survey

e-cigarette use was highest in Oklahoma (10.3%) and lowest in Delaware (2.7%)...Enforcing existing tobacco control measures likely interacts with e-cigarette use despite being cigarette-focused. Continuing to monitor e-cigarette use is critical to establi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:13

[Pennsylvania] E-cigarettes were the most popular product with middle schoolers at 2.3 percent, and cigarettes were the most popular with high schoolers at 11 percent.

Most of Pennsylvania’s high school and middle school students are tobacco-free, but the use of cigarettes, and their digital counterpart, e-cigarettes, is still a cause for concern, according to Penn State researchers. The survey, which was given to stud
Penn State University
added Feb 26, 2018 22:40

[UK] KAMM: Policies on smoking have been deliberate, punitive and, above all, successful

Consumers are much readier to commit to give up smoking (or go on a diet) in a month’s time than do it today. Anti-smoking policies can help them give up smoking or at least reduce their consumption. That’s a powerful justification for high taxes on cigar
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54


overall youth tobacco use has increased in the state with 26.4 percent of high school students using some form of tobacco or nicotine, up from 24.6 percent in 2014. Simultaneously, youth cigarette smoking has reached an all-time low, with less than 10 per
Hibbing (MN) Tribune
added Feb 25, 2018 17:22

[California] Most adult Oroville residents support idea of flavored tobacco ban, survey finds

A majority of adult Oroville residents polled said they would be in support of a ban on flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, according to a survey by the California Health Collaborative. This comes as the Oroville City Council in Nove
Chico (CA) Enterprise-Record
added Feb 25, 2018 16:57
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