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[Asia] China is the world's biggest consumer of cigarettes

China remains the world's biggest consumer of cigarettes, with an average 4,124 cigarettes smoked each year by adults in the country (11-12 per day), according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) published ahead of World No Tobacc
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 30, 2017 22:18

[Africa, South Africa] Smoking down due to government restrictions

Smoking rates in South Africa have declined following the years-long ban on cigarette advertising‚ high taxes on cigarettes and the banning of smoking indoors in public places. SAVE & SHARE EMAILPRINT The latest data from Stats SA released this mon
Times LIVE (za)
added May 30, 2017 21:24

[Africa, Kenya] Rising cigarette prices fail to reduce smoking

The cheap cost of cigarettes in Kenya —sold as a single stick instead of by the pack as required by law — is keeping smokers on a habit... “Young people, the less-educated and people with lower incomes are paying more for cigarettes and spending a greate
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 30, 2017 21:17

[Ireland] ARCHIVE: HIQA announces public consultation on first EU HTA to include e-cigarettes as an intervention for quitting smoking

This independent analysis by HIQA identifies what improvements could be made in the mix of interventions offered by the Health Service Executive (HSE) in Ireland to increase overall quit rates at an acceptable cost. The findings will inform the developme
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) (ie)
added May 30, 2017 15:16

Recruiting and retaining youth and young adults: challenges and opportunities in survey research for tobacco control

We discuss challenges and opportunities of panel recruitment and retention methods in an effort to provide valuable information for tobacco control researchers seeking to obtain representative, population-based samples of youth and young adults in the U.S
Tobacco Control
added May 30, 2017 02:42

[Africa] World No Tobacco Day: What's the situation in Rwanda?

There is a need to raise more awareness about the dangers of tobacco use, especially among the youth, according to Habiyeremye. He explains that the young generation should understand that when processing tobacco products, the tobacco companies add fou
The New Times (rw)
added May 29, 2017 17:20

Perceptions of Harm to Children Exposed to Secondhand Aerosol From Electronic Vapor Products, Styles Survey, 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Two-fifths of US adults believe that children’s exposure to secondhand EVP aerosol causes some or little harm, while one-third do not know whether it causes harm. Efforts are warranted to educate the public about the health risks of secondhand EVP aeroso
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 29, 2017 16:15

Americans Report Confusion on Whether E-Cigarette Vapor Harms Children

Although a report from the Surgeon General has determined that the aerosol vapor from e-cigarettes contains harmful chemicals like nicotine, a survey of US adults indicates that some are skeptical or unsure about the risk posed to children exposed to the
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 29, 2017 16:14

[West Virginia] Reaction still mixed for smoking ban

Legislation to ban public smoking in Berkeley County’s restaurants and bars — now three years old...while health officials see the smoking ban as a significant victory for residents’ health, owners of county restaurants and bars, say the law has cut into
Martinsburg (WV) Journal
added May 28, 2017 14:06

[UK] Men reveal their biggest turnoffs in a BRUTALLY honest online thread - and they include smoking, extreme sarcasm and short hair

Speaking candidly about their biggest turn-offs in an insightful Reddit thread... The top rated comment on the thread, which has amassed hundreds of comments overnight, was 'smoking and feet'.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2017 03:08
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