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RODU: FDA tobacco director ignores 2.5 million ‘anecdotal reports’ about e-cigarettes

The FDA should also be required to acknowledge population evidence generated by federal surveys. I informed the SFATA audience that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has 2015 National Health Interview Survey data documenting that 2.5 million
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 31, 2016 16:58
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Korean youth first try smoking at age 12.7: report

The Korea Health Promotion Foundation said in the report that the average age when domestic youth first tried smoking dropped from 12.8 in 2011 to 12.7 in 2015. The foundation said the report was based on a poll of middle and high school students who hav
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:46
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Nearly Two-Thirds of Smokers Also Use E-Cigarettes: CDC

The survey found that in 2015, 59 percent of all adult e-cigarette users were also current cigarette smokers. The survey also showed that 30 percent of e-cigarette users were former smokers and 11 percent using the devices had never smoked. Among young
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 30, 2016 23:06
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Poll shows Missouri voters not fired up about raising nation's lowest cigarette tax

Missouri voters appear poised to snuff out two proposed tobacco tax increases on this year’s general election ballot, according to a new Post-Dispatch poll. In a telephone survey of 625 voters conducted Monday through Wednesday, the two ballot initiative
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 29, 2016 14:55
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[California] Harris Widens Lead; Marijuana Legalization, Cigarette Tax Ahead in PPIC Poll

Proposition 56, a proposed $2-a-pack tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products, is enjoying 56 support despite heavy campaigning against the measure by the tobacco industry, which has poured more than $70 million into defeating the initiative.
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:26
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[Canada] Busting Myths About Smoking Cessation: A Synthesis of Population-Level Findings from the Ontario Tobacco Survey (PDF)

• Quit attempts occur more frequently than expected and we need to do better in measuring these attempts • Cessation medications can be effective at helping smokers succeed in quitting, especially in combination with advice from a health professional;
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:00
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Flavoured non-cigarette tobacco product use among US adults: 2013–2014

Flavoured NCTP use is prominent among US adult tobacco users, particularly among e-cigarette, hookah and cigar users. Flavoured product use, especially fruit and sweet-flavoured products, was higher among younger adults. It is important for tobacco preven
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2016 00:59
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More American Adults Think E-Cigs as Harmful as Cigarettes: Survey

The percentage of smokers who said e-cigarettes posed an equal or greater health threat rose from nearly 12 percent in 2012 to 35 percent in 2015. In addition, the percentage who thought e-cigarettes were addictive rose from 25 percent to nearly 57 perce
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 27, 2016 21:59
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CDC Survey Shows Large Majority of Adult E-Cigarette Users in U.S. also Smoke Cigarettes

59 percent of adult electronic cigarette users in the United States were also current cigarette smokers, while 30 percent were former smokers and 11 percent have never been smokers... The evidence to date is limited and inconclusive as to whether e-cigare
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 27, 2016 21:54
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[UK-Scotland] NUMBER OF 15-YEAR-OLD SMOKERS DOWN BUT FIGURE STAYS SAME FOR THOSE AGED 13

The proportion of 15-year-olds smoking regularly fell 2% between 2013 and 2015, while the rate for 13-year-olds remained steady, according to the latest Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (Salsus) which questioned 25,304 pupi
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 27, 2016 15:14
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