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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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[Europe] Belief in fake causes of cancer appears widespread

The vast majority (88%; 95% CI, 86-90) of participants correctly responded that smoking was a proven cause of cancer, along with secondhand smoke (80%; 95% CI, 78-82).
Healio.com
added May 25, 2018 22:11
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[Australia] Those confronting pictures on cigarette packets aren't scary anymore, survey reveals

Nearly 60 per cent thought the warnings were ineffective in getting current smokers to quit. Only 27 per cent of people surveyed thought the labels were effective in preventing non-smokers from taking up the habit. Survey author Aaron Drovandi said whi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 25, 2018 03:12
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Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes: A Proposed Rule by the Food and Drug Administration on 03/16/2018

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Federal Register
added May 24, 2018 21:16
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nearly 1 in 5 youth say they have seen juul used in school

The survey follows a Truth Initiative study that reveals while many young people are aware of JUUL, many are unaware that JUUL flavor pods always contain the addictive chemical nicotine, which is harmful to brain development. The study, published in Toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 24, 2018 15:46
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Framingham at 70: What We’ve Learned About Women and Heart Disease

Dr Levy:Yes. In Framingham, as is the case for the nation as a whole, risks for heart disease have begun to decline. Rates of cigarette smoking have declined and are really quite low at about 10% to 13% of Framingham participants in the third generation
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added May 23, 2018 21:57
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The University of Utah will become tobacco-free in July

About 1,800 universities across the U.S. have gone tobacco-free, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation. The University of Utah is joining those numbers and will officially become tobacco-free starting in July. So far, the response with
Deseret News
added May 23, 2018 21:53
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[Minnesota] Polk County Wellness Coalition - Latest Youth Tobacco Survey data is troubling

Why is this when traditional cigarette smoking is on the decline? Youth reported significantly higher access and use of e-cigarettes. As of 2017, over 26 percent of Minnesota high school students use tobacco products – up 7 percent from 2014. According t
Crookston (MN) Times
added May 23, 2018 21:53
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[California] Council leans toward outdoor smoking ban

Results of a city-administered smoking survey are in and 70 percent of the 350 responses indicated that they would be in support of banning smoking in outdoor recreational areas such as beaches, trails, picnic areas and parks. In response to a survey qu
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added May 23, 2018 21:49
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Quitting smoking, but not cutting back, linked to better lung health

Compared to those who never smoked, stable heavy smokers experienced the greatest decline in lung function as measured by FEV1, or the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled in one second (-42.2 mL/year). In addition, stable heavy smokers were 26 tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 23, 2018 01:56
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