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[Nevada] VIDEO: Smoking ban proposed for local parks

The Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation polled the public on the idea. "Upon which they asked the simple question, 'Should the parks be smoke free?'" says Reno Parks Director Andy Bass, "and the overwhelming response to those surveys was positive." So, Ren
KOLO Newschannel 8 (Reno, NV)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:35

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Pledging to make KL smoke-free

KUALA Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) aims to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the city as part of its latest initiative to create a Smoke-Free Kuala Lumpur. The initiative was launched today as part of the Partnership For Healthy Cities, a global network of
The Star (my)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:30

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Tobacco costs to go up soon but smokers undeterred

The 10 per cent increase to the tobacco excise tax is likely to push up the price of a pack of cigarettes by around a dollar. But this is unlikely to encourage smokers to give up the habit, a straw poll by The New Paper shows. Of the 30 people aged fro
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Feb 21, 2018 23:29

Tobacco Kills, No Matter How It's Smoked: Study

Smokers who think cigars or pipes are somehow safer than cigarettes may want to think again, new research indicates. The study tracked the health and habits of more than 357,000 Americans from 1985 to 2011... Cigar smokers had a 20 percent elevated odds
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 21, 2018 01:12

[Asia, Qatar] Survey findings to strengthen HMC’s fight against smoking

“We are in the process of finalising the findings of our latest survey on smoking prevalence in Qatar. We expect to release the outcomes of the survey very soon. We have co-ordinated with some renowned organisations and the survey will help us in forming
Gulf Times (qa)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14

[Minnesota] Survey shows rise in youth tobacco use

For the first time in 17 years, youth tobacco use in Minnesota has increased, according to the survey of more than 4,000 middle-school and high-school students. Findings show more than 26 percent of high school students use tobacco products, up 7 perce
Austin (MN) Daily Herald
added Feb 18, 2018 03:00

[Asia, India] Tobacco use slides in state

Prevalence of tobacco use in Bihar has seen a sharp decline from 53.5 to 25.9 per cent in the last seven years. In fact, Bihar is the second state after Sikkim, which has seen the highest percentage dip in tobacco consumption. Tobacco consumption in Sikk
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Feb 18, 2018 02:54

[Asia, India] Tobacco use down 27.6% in state: Survey

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS-2) for the year 2016-17 revealed that the prevalence of tobacco use in Bihar has dropped from 53.5% to 25.9% in the last seven years. The survey fact sheet was released by state health minister Mangal Pandey on Satu
Times of India
added Feb 18, 2018 02:10

[UK-Wales] Survey reveals support in Wales for radical action to prevent ill health

Smoking, drug abuse, alcohol misuse, physical inactivity and unhealthy eating habits were identified as the top five contributors to poor health and wellbeing, with social isolation, poor parenting, and difficulties with accessing healthcare also rated h
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[Kentucky] Poll: Most favor raising age to buy tobacco

When it comes to raising Kentucky's legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 years, widespread support exists, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll. In metropolitan areas such as Lexington and Louisville, more than 60 percent o
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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