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Most People Who Try One Cigarette Likely To Become Habitual Smokers: Study

The results of the study found that about 60.3 percent of the people claimed they had tried a cigarette at some point in their lives, and around 68.9 percent among them developed a regular habit. In other words, around three out of five people who tried
Tech Times
added Jan 13, 2018 14:43
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Sharp drop in Australian teenagers’ use of drugs, alcohol and tobacco

Study’s authors attribute the fall to stricter parental attitudes and law reforms that have reduced availability of substances...between 1999 and 2015...Tobacco use dropped from 45% to 10% over the same period – the steepest decline of all substances
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
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At least 3 out of 5 people who try a cigarette become daily smokers

At least 61 per cent of people who try their first cigarette become, at least temporarily, daily smokers, suggests an analysis of survey data by Queen Mary University of London. The findings, from over 215,000 survey respondents and published in the jou
ScienceDaily
added Jan 10, 2018 23:53
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[District of Columbia] when and where do nonsmokers encounter tobacco advertising?

Participants were exposed to tobacco marketing an average of two times during the two weeks, but African-American and Hispanic participants had significantly higher odds of reporting exposure in response to each text, as did low-income respondents. Parti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:24
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survey: walgreens shoppers want tobacco gone from stores

73% of Walgreens shoppers surveyed reported that they favor a Walgreens ban on tobacco sales Walgreens, the country’s largest pharmacy chain, has repeatedly refused to ban tobacco sales while other stores, including CVS Pharmacy, have made the move. Last
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:13
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[India] Getting teens to quit

More than 50% of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress and because smoking makes them appear cool among their peers, a survey has found. It showed that 52% of teenagers believed smoking helped increase concentrat
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 10, 2018 22:56
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Online Tobacco Marketing and Subsequent Tobacco Use [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Engagement with online tobacco marketing represents a risk factor for adolescent tobacco use. FDA marketing regulation and cooperation of social-networking sites could limit engagement.
Pediatrics
added Jan 4, 2018 06:56
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[Ireland] Smoking bans make married people happier than anyone else

A study led by Dr Eugenio Zucchelli of Lancaster University looked at people’s own assessments of their psychological well-being both before and after the introduction of the bans in Scotland and England using a quasi-experimental design.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:26
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[Africa, Kenya] Mombasa residents welcome Shisha ban

Revelers smoking shisha at Flamingo Hotel in Mombasa [Photo/the-star.co.ke] A section of Mombasa residents has welcomed the national government’s move to ban shisha sale and smoking across the nation. According to the residents, the government deserves
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:59
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[Africa] Kenyans speak their minds following ban of shisha

Kenyans from all walks of life have reacted differently and in some instances hilariously to the ban of shisha tobacco smoking in the country - Whereas there are those who think the decision to declare shisha illegal was a wise move, others disagree and t
Tuko (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:30
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