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[Kentucky] Poll shows majority of Kentuckians want to get tougher on tobacco

A recent poll released by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky found that a majority of Kentuckians think the state's minimum legal age to buy tobacco should be raised to 21 from 18. The foundation sponsors an annual phone poll titled Kentucky Health Is
Business First of Louisville
added Feb 9, 2017 15:28
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[UK] Smokers struggle to identify imminent tobacco changes

An online survey... showed that while only 20% were completely unaware of any new tobacco legislation, most struggled to identify a specific part of it. For example, only 28% of smokers knew that 10-packs would be disappearing from the market, a similar
Convenience Store (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 09:01
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[UK] Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing amongst university students - but many unaware of its harms

Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing among university students in the UK and worldwide with many feeling it's more socially acceptable and less harmful than cigarette smoking - according to a study presented at the British Thoracic Society (BTS) Winter
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 9, 2017 08:59
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Can Japan stub out its smoking habit?

With the clock ticking down to 2020 and the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Games, Japan is under pressure to comply with the IOC stipulation that all public spaces in the host city are smoking-free.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:10
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STATE TOBACCO SMOKING REPORT CARDS

LGBT HealthLink recently conducted a survey of all 50 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico to determine their level of LGBT inclusion in tobacco control work. While we are very proud of the work done by many states, this survey also shows us what work
LGBT HealthLink
added Feb 8, 2017 03:37
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LGBT tobacco survey released

LGBT HealthLink recently conducted its biannual tobacco census to survey all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to determine the level of LGBT inclusion in its tobacco-control work. Results to this survey showed that 53 percent of respon
Windy City Times
added Feb 8, 2017 03:33
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[Asia, Singapore] Smoking among secondary school students fell in 2015: MOH

This was a drop from the 6.2 per cent reported in 2012's Student Health survey, Mr Gan said, who added that there was a change in survey methodology for the 2015's findings and his ministry is "studying the data to better understand if this had an impact
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:04
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E-cigarettes and National Adolescent Cigarette Use: 2004–2014

CONCLUSIONS: The introduction of e-cigarettes was not associated with a change in the linear decline in cigarette smoking among youth. E-cigarette–only users would be unlikely to have initiated tobacco product use with cigarettes.
Pediatrics
added Feb 6, 2017 16:50
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Adolescent Risk Behaviors and Use of Electronic Vapor Products and Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

this study also shows that EVP use is associated with other health-risk behaviors. For a majority of the behaviors examined in this study, cigarette-only smokers and EVP-only users were as likely to engage in that behavior, suggesting that the association
Pediatrics
added Feb 6, 2017 16:49
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Survey: 'Dripping' Common Among Teen E-Cig Users

The practice of pouring e-liquid directly onto the heating element of an e-cigarette device and inhaling -- bypassing the liquid holding tank -- produces thicker vapor clouds, which drippers say results in a stronger throat hit and more intense flavors.
MedPage Today
added Feb 6, 2017 16:44
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