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[UK] Number of smokers at 20-year low as men lead in the fight against fags

Levels of smoking have fallen from 28% down to 18% according to an NHS poll of the nation’s health. The 2015 Health Survey for England revealed the drop from the 1998 level to recent figures for 2015 came thanks to a fall in men lighting up.
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 13:29

[UK] Clean-living generation of children snub cigarettes and alcohol ($$)

Children are drinking and smoking less than ever, according to an NHS survey that points to the cleanest-living generation on record.
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 13:27

Drinking, drug use largely down among U.S. teens in 2016

In 2016, 1.8 percent of high school seniors smoked half a pack or more of tobacco cigarettes per day, compared with 10.7 percent in 1991.
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41

Teens are cutting back on drugs, alcohol, smoking and even electronic cigarettes, study finds

“The fact that we see this decline in all three grades – eighth, 10th and 12th – signals to us that it’s pretty robust and that it isn’t just a blip,” said Richard Miech...It’s not clear why fewer students used e-cigarettes in 2016 than in 2015. Teens don
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 14, 2016 16:56

Public understanding of cigarette smoke constituents: three US surveys

Constituents that may most discourage cigarette smoking have familiar names, like arsenic and formaldehyde and do not start with a number or end in ene/ine. Our findings may help campaign designers develop constituent messages that discourage smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 14, 2016 16:41

Teen use of any illicit drug other than marijuana at new low, same true for alcohol (PDF)

Declines in cigarette smoking and certain other forms of tobacco use also occurred among teens in 2016, continuing an important and now longterm trend in the use of cigarettes.
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 13, 2016 19:08

Vaping, hookah use by US teens declines for first time (PDF)

the percentage of U.S. teens who vape declined in 2016—the first significant reversal of a rapid rise in adolescent vaping. The rate grew from nearzero levels of use in 2011 to one of the most common forms of adolescent substance use by 2015, researchers
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 13, 2016 19:05

[USA] Study shows effectiveness of testimonial warning labels on tobacco products

found that warning labels featuring photos of real smokers who were harmed by their habit are more effective in getting smokers to quit than the text-only labels currently in use. At least 77 nations around the world use images as a part of their cigarett
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 13, 2016 14:58

[Asia] VIDEO: China smoking ban faces staunch opposition

The government faces a big challenge as tobacco is deeply ingrained in Chinese society. BBC News went to meet a group of friends who are unapologetic smokers.
BBC Online
added Dec 13, 2016 14:56
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