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FDA Opens Dialogue on E-Cigarettes, Harm Reduction

The agency’s most unexpected announcement is a focus on nicotine levels for cigarettes, proposing that a strong alternative to traditional combustible cigarettes was to engineer low-nicotine options. The agency said it intends to issue an Advance Notice
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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[North Carolina] Adult smoking in N.C. reaches another historic low in 2016

The state’s adult smoking rate dropped to another historic low in 2016, this time to 17.9 percent, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. That still means about 1.41 million out of 7.9 million adult North Carolinians are smoker
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
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[Australia] National Drug Strategy Household Survey

The National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) collects information on alcohol and tobacco consumption, and illicit drug use among the general population in Australia. It also surveys people's attitudes and perceptions relating to tobacco, alcohol a
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Sep 28, 2017 15:06
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Australians want more spent on drug education and treatment – survey

The report also found that while smoking rates have been on a long-term downward trend since 1991, the daily smoking rate had not significantly declined between 2013 and 2016. In 2016 smoking rates were at 12.2% compared to 12.8% three years earlier. Abo
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:05
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[North Dakota] State Health Officials Say Fewer Pregnant Women Smoking

The Department of Health's birth certificate records show the state had a pregnancy smoking rate of 11.6 percent in 2016. That's down from 13.8 percent in the year prior. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the national smoking rate for p
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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Poll: Pennsylvanians back expanding no-smoking laws to bars, casinos, clubs

A new poll released Tuesday by a coalition of an anti-smoking groups shows widespread support among Pennsylvania voters for expanding no-smoking laws to social clubs, bars and casinos. “In Pennsylvania, tobacco will claim an estimated 22,000 lives this
Beaver County (PA) Times / Allegheny Times
added Sep 27, 2017 21:13
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[Canada] Canadian Community Health Survey, 2016

Half of 18 to 34 year olds (50.3%) reported at least one of these unhealthy behaviours. Although Canadian youth aged 12 to 17 are below the legal age for buying alcohol and cigarettes, 10.1% reported one of the three unhealthy behaviors.
Statistics Canada (ca)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:48
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[Canada] Smoking, 2016

In 2016, 16.9% of Canadians aged 12 and older (roughly 5.2 million people) smoked either daily or occasionally.Note 1 The proportion of Canadians aged 12 and older who smoked either daily or occasionally declined between 2015 and 2016 (17.7%, 16.9%). Not
Statistics Canada (ca)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:47
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[Pennsylvania] PA Voters Favor Closing Clean Indoor Air Loopholes

More than two-thirds of Pennsylvania voters favor passing a law that would prohibit smoking inside all workplaces in the state, according to a new poll from Breathe Free Pennsylvania. In the survey, 69 percent of voters said they support legislation to c
Public News Service (PNS)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:32
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NZ study compares the effectivity of e-cigs and patches for smoking cessation

The study titled Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial, was published on The Lancet earlier this month. The research was conducted between Sept 6, 2011, and July 5, 2013 by recruiting 657 adult smokers who wanted to
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:30
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