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[California] Harris Widens Lead; Marijuana Legalization, Cigarette Tax Ahead in PPIC Poll

Proposition 56, a proposed $2-a-pack tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products, is enjoying 56 support despite heavy campaigning against the measure by the tobacco industry, which has poured more than $70 million into defeating the initiative.
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Oct 27, 2016 14:49

Study finds perception of e-cigarette harm growing among US adults

The proportion of American adults who perceive e-cigarettes to be equally or more harmful than traditional cigarettes has tripled over the last few years, highlighting the need for more accurate public health messaging, according to a study led by tobacc
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 27, 2016 14:33

Changing Perceptions of Harm of E-Cigarettes Among U.S. Adults, 2012–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is an increase in the proportion of U.S. adults who misperceive the harm of e-cigarettes and consider them to be as harmful as combustible cigarettes. The study highlights the need to design public health messages that accurately interpret the scie
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 27, 2016 14:33

[UK-Scotland] Number of 15-year-old smokers down 2%

The number of 15-year-olds in Scotland who regularly smoke has fallen to 7%, while 2% of 13-year-olds are frequent smokers. The proportion of 15-year-olds smoking regularly fell 2% between 2013 and 2015, while the rate for 13-year-olds remained steady,
Evening Times (uk)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:42

3 in 4 Teens Think E-Cigarettes Safer Than Tobacco: Survey

The same can't be said for their notions about the safety of cigars and smokeless tobacco. And the perception of the safety of these products is directly related to how popular they are, the researchers added. "E-cigarettes are now the most commonly use
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 25, 2016 19:32

[District of Columbia] GUSA Senate Approves Smoke-Free Referendum

The main campus of Georgetown University took another step toward becoming smoke-free, as the Georgetown University Student Association senate voted 26-0 Sunday to hold a studentwide referendum in December on the issue.
The Hoya (Georgetown University)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:12

Research on e-Cigarettes Lacking but Needed by Clinicians

"It suggests that two different doctors could give the same patient opposite advice," he told Medscape Medical News. Therefore, "it is important that we continue to generate high-quality research on the risks of these products and determine whether the
Medical Tribune
added Oct 25, 2016 13:56

[New Zealand] Smoking as an ‘informed choice’: implications for endgame strategies

Critically analysing ‘informed choice’ claims is pivotal in countries that have set endgame goals ... ‘Informed choice’ arguments allow the ubiquitous availability of tobacco to go unquestioned and create a tension between endgame goals and the strategie
Tobacco Control
added Oct 25, 2016 13:41
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ARCHIVE: The Demand for Cigarettes as Derived from the Demand for Weight Loss: A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Public health efforts to reduce smoking initiation and encourage cessation may wish to design campaigns to alter the derived nature of cigarette demand, especially among adolescent girls
Wiley Online Library
added Oct 24, 2016 21:15

Teens who feel 'too fat' light up cigarettes to slim down

smoking to lose weight is significantly more common among teens who feel they must slim down. Girls who said they were “much too fat” were nearly 225 percent more likely to smoke to lose weight than girls who said their weight was about right. For boys, b
Cornell Chronicle
added Oct 24, 2016 19:59
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