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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Number of young smokers on the rise — survey

Despite a decline in the number of Filipino adult smokers, younger smokers aged 13 to 15 went up in the past four years. This was according to the 2015 Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) released on Friday by the Department of Health’s Epidemiology Bure
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added May 5, 2017 21:03


New figures show an increase in the number of smokers despite efforts by the French government to stamp out smoking.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added May 5, 2017 16:46

how do adults view and use e-cigarettes?

new survey released today by Truth Initiative®, nearly half of current and recent former smokers age 21 and older have tried e-cigarettes...comes on the heels of the [FDA's] decision to delay enforcement of key parts of a rule finalized last year that wou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 5, 2017 01:50

Poll: Americans Divided on Whether Positive or Negative Health Messages Help Smokers Quit

More than One Out of Four Americans Use Tobacco or Nicotine Products Daily, Help from Friends and Family Most Effective Quit Aid According to Poll
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:19

Chest physicians split on pros and cons of e-cigarettes

Patients are asking their chest physicians about using e-cigarettes to quit smoking, but those physicians are divided about whether the products do more harm than good, according to a Yale-led study. The finding demonstrates the need for more research on
Medical Xpress (
added May 3, 2017 23:11

who goes to vape shops?

Truth Initiative® researchers asked a national sample of over 3,500 young adults if they had ever been to a vape shop. The results, published in Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, show 11 percent of young adults had ever visited a vape shop. The study fou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 3, 2017 22:40

[New York] Raise the smoking age from 18 to 21? 5 locals sound off

Bills that would increase the age to purchase tobacco products are in committee in the Senate (S3978) and the Assembly (A273)... We stopped in White Plains and asked people their thoughts. For the running Question of the Week feature, we speak to the fir
New York Journal News
added May 3, 2017 01:58

'How would I live if smoking is banned?’ Japanese politicians decry calls for smoke-free Olympics

“The tobacco issue is something that can’t really be solved in a Japanese manner,” Kazuo Hasegawa, a nonsmoker who developed lung cancer, recently told Reuters. “Without outside pressure, Japan won’t move on this.”
Washington Post
added May 2, 2017 22:23

Black Americans Are Living Longer, C.D.C. Reports

Individual behaviors like smoking are more common among younger blacks, compared with whites, and they contribute to higher death rates in younger age groups.
New York Times
added May 2, 2017 22:22

Readers react to smoking ban in Abbotsford parks

News that a new city bylaw would prohibit smoking on all city property generated plenty of feedback on The News’ Facebook page. “I think they should have designated smoking areas, including in parks. I am a non-smoker myself, but smoking is not illegal,
Abbotsford (BC) News (ca)
added Apr 29, 2017 18:01
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