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Australia’s plain cigarette packs get more support than expected

Young Australians say they’re less likely to try smoking and more likely to quit since the country’s mandatory plain packaging for all tobacco products was implemented, according to a new study.
added Dec 9, 2016 04:36

US public largely unaware that cigarette smoke much more harmful than additives

finds a study of more than 10,000 teens and adults, published online in the journal Tobacco Control. Other misconceptions abound, including that cigarette filters effectively trap the toxic chemicals found in cigarette smoke, the findings show. The Toba
added Dec 9, 2016 03:43

Even a Cigarette a Day Is Bad for Your Health

A person who habitually smokes just one cigarette a day is nine times as likely to die from lung cancer as a nonsmoker, and even if he or she quits at age 50, still has a 44 percent increased risk of premature death. These findings, from a large study i
New York Times
added Dec 8, 2016 04:13

Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say

Fewer of them than ever think cigarettes are cool, the study found, and many view smoking as riskier and less socially acceptable than they did about a decade ago. This finding mirrors what's happening across the nation, where cigarette smoking among te
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23

What's in Tobacco Smoke? Many Americans Don't Know

Most troubling to the researchers: As tobacco makers highlight their elimination of additives, 43 percent to 72 percent of the survey respondents wrongly believe that these additives produce the most hazardous chemicals in smoke. It's not clear whether
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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A survey of 140 hospitals for the British Thoracic Society found that only one in 16 fully enforced a no-smoking policy. Enforcement includes giving people information on the trust’s smoke-free policy, as well as policing hospital grounds and putting up
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:28

Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing (PDF)

IV. Responses to Comments... Commenters also asked HUD for additional insight into their rationale for a 25-foot perimeter. A group of commenters, however, supported the perimeter and even requested that HUD expand the outdoor restrictions. Some state
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:59

[Alabama] Smoking ban infuriates local public housing residents

The Birmingham Housing Authority has 18 months to implement the national mandate by the Department of housing and urban development, but residents feel like there are more pressing concerns in their community than whose smoking. “It’s going to hurt a lo
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:15

[North Carolina] Smoking ban divides public housing residents

Here, the ban will affect 1,200 units in several major public housing apartment complexes, including Cleveland Avenue Homes, Piedmont Park Apartments, Crystal Towers, Sunrise Towers and Healy Towers. “We think it is a good thing, making the properties sa
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 2, 2016 22:12

[California, Maryland] AUDIO: Growing Numbers Of Teens Now Smoking E-Cigarettes

The study shows E-cigarettes without nicotine can also lead to the use of other tobacco products. In Maryland, those under the age of 18 are not legally allowed to buy vapor products.
WJZ 13 (Baltimore, MD)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:43
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