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[Colorado] Tobacco use, teen pregnancy, down

According to figures by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, between 2012 and 2014, 23.3 percent of Puebloans surveyed said they had smoked tobacco within the past 30 days. Although Pueblo's percentage of smokers was notably higher than the s
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21
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[Asia] Despite anti-smoking campaign, smoking in China on rise

While the Chinese government has been working to reduce smoking for the past 40 years — including issuing smoking regulations, anti-tobacco advertisements, and public smoking bans — smoking continues to rise. The Chinese internet company Tencent asked 1
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Apr 17, 2017 23:23
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[Australia] More men addicted to cigarettes

Cancer Council Victoria data released this week found 13.9 per cent of men in Victoria light up every day compared to 10.1 per cent of women. And 16.1 per cent of men aged 18 to 29 are daily smokers, compared to 23.2 per cent of young women.
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:56
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Low income earners smoke more: survey

Male smokers in 236 of the 245 locations followed the overall correlation between smoking and income levels. Female smokers’ income levels corresponded to the findings in 239 of the locations. In all 245 places, the smoking rate among the bottom 20 per
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:53
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[New Mexico] Santa Fe Plaza smoking bans moves to hearing

The Santa Fe City Council on Wednesday unanimously voted to publish notice of a public hearing to be held May 10 on a proposed amendment that would ban smoking — of cigarettes, cigars, pipes “or any other device that produces smoke” — during the popular m
Albuquerque Journal
added Apr 17, 2017 17:27
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[Kentucky] Ky. increasingly favors smoke-free law: poll

Kentucky does not have a statewide smoke-free law, but residents of the commonwealth increasingly favor one, a recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll finds. Sponsored by Interact for Health and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, the poll has for six year
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Apr 15, 2017 15:35
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[Connecticut] O'FLAHERTY: Bad assumptions threaten good bill raising the smoking age

This means the cigarette and tobacco tax revenue declines resulting from the Tobacco 21 policy would be a tiny fraction of what Connecticut has estimated. And preventing kids from becoming addicted smokers would significantly reduce future health care cos
New Canaan (CT) News
added Apr 15, 2017 15:35
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[Alaska] Survey suggests smoking ban ineffective

Of the 17 smokers who responded, 95 percent violate the ban and nearly two-thirds of them don’t try to hide it when they do. Of the smokers, only five said they had ever been confronted for smoking and only one confrontation was initiated by a student.
The Sun Star (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
added Apr 15, 2017 15:34
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[UK-Scotland] Recent ban on smoking in cars with children receives backing from majority of Scottish smokers

the YouGov survey showed recent legislation and initiatives around smoking and public health were proving “popular” with smokers and non-smokers alike. The survey, which was released by ASH Scotland today, was carried out online, with a total sample size
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 15, 2017 15:34
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Teens Tend to Start E-Cig Use Later than for Traditional Smokes

The peak initiation age for electronic cigarettes is 17 or 18 in the United States, which is about 3 years older than the peak age for taking up cigarette smoking, according to data from a national survey of youth tobacco trends. E-cigarette age-at-uptak
MedPage Today
added Apr 14, 2017 17:18
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