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[Canada] What we heard through the online public consultation

This report provides an overview of what we heard... In 2016 and 2017, a three-step consultation approach took place to hear from Canadians on proposed measures that would help reach Canada's target for tobacco use reduction. The consultation combined ta
Canada.ca (ca)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:44
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CALL FOR INPUT AND COLLABORATION ON RESEARCH PRIORITIES: COMMENTS PUBLISHED AS OF: December 12, 2017 (PDF)

K. Michael Cummings, Medical University of South Carolina, United States 1. What research question(s) should be a priority for FSFW to answer? Research on laws adopted in different countries that prevent cigarette manufacturers from being held liable for
Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
added Dec 19, 2017 04:01
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Now is the time to enact a Nelson County smoking ban

With more than two decades of data, those who support smoking bans in public places finally have documented proof of what they have been saying all along — protecting people from second-hand smoke can, and will, save lives.
Kentucky Standard
added Dec 17, 2017 12:52
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[Asia, India] ‘High tax leads to 5.6% drop in consumption of tobacco’

The prevalence of smoking in Rajasthan has decreased by 5.6 percentage points in Global Adult Tobacco Survey...Sambandh Health Foundation, said, "GATS-2 findings reiterate that taxation remains a key policy initiative for better health consequences. Even
Times of India
added Dec 16, 2017 20:20
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monitoring the future reveals good and bad news underscoring need for education and regulation

The rise in use of non-traditional tobacco products documented by the survey, as well as increases in little cigar usage among older teens, should be all the motivation the [FDA] needs to finish the process they started in 2016 and fully regulate all toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2017 18:10
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[India] Over 50% teenagers believe smoking cigarettes cuts stress: Survey

smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress, and because smoking makes them appear “cool” among their peers, finds a survey. The survey showed that over 52 per cent teenagers believed that smoking helps increase concentration levels.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 15:04
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Teen Smoking Drops to Historic Lows, but Pot Use is Up

Marijuana use and vaping have become more common than cigarette smoking among teens, with lifetime smoking rates among 12th graders falling below 10% for the first time since the annual survey began 43 years ago.
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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[Africa] Kenyans speak their minds following ban of Shisha tobacco smoking in Rwanda

The ban of Shisha tobacco smoking by Rwanda's Ministry of Health has sparked wild and hilarious reactions from Kenyans - Through a public notice published on Friday, December 15, the Ministry of Health in Rwanda declared use, advertisement and importation
Tuko (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:27
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Smoking, drinking and drug abuse decline among U.S. teens, who prefer pot and vaping, study finds

Cigarettes labelled as lights, milds, or low-tar -- also known as high-ventilation (light) cigarettes -- are generally considered to have a lighter, less pronounced flavour, lower levels of tar, nicotine, or other chemicals than regular cigarettes. They
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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More Teens Vaping as Smoking Declines; Pot Use Holds Steady

In 2017, more than 1 in 4 high school seniors said they've vaped during the past year -- and most apparently don't know they're toying with a potentially addictive product. Nearly 28 percent of 12th graders reported trying an e-cigarette or other vaping
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 15, 2017 03:05
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