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Asthmatic Teens More Apt to Smoke Cigarettes

Teens with asthma were more than twice as likely to start smoking cigarettes as teens without asthma, and they were also more likely to get hooked on cigarettes, researchers reported here. Based on interviews and responses from a previously validated surv
MedPage Today
added Nov 18, 2016 00:36

[California] VIDEO: The impact of the new cigarette tax

The tax is supposed to make people think twice about smoking. KUSI's Dan Plante shows us how this is affecting people who smoke, and sell smokes.
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added Nov 17, 2016 17:22

AHA: secondhand tobacco smoke ups atherosclerosis risk

In asymptomatic never smokers, the extent of secondhand tobacco smoke (SHTS) exposure is associated with the presence and extent of atherosclerosis, according to a study published online Nov. 13 in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Medical Xpress (
added Nov 17, 2016 02:32

[Mississippi] State’s teen smoking rate declines

in 2013 4.1 percent of middle school students were current smokers, a decrease of over 20 percent from 1998. “It is great news to know that students in Mississippi are making good choices about their health,” said Keetha Mosley, project director of the M
Webster (MS) Progress-Times
added Nov 16, 2016 18:33

Florida smoking rates have decreased dramatically, state says

According to Tobacco Free Florida, the smoking rate has decreased from 21 percent in 2006 to 15.8 percent in 2015. Officials with the organization say that's the lowest the rate has ever been, but there's still work to be done. "The tobacco industry is c
WCTV6 CBS (Tallahassee, FL)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:37

Race/Ethnic Variations in Quitline Use Among US Adult Tobacco Users in 45 States, 2011–2013

Quitlines appear to be reaching minority populations; however, overall reach remains low and variations in quitline reach exist by race/ethnicity. Opportunities exist to increase the utilization of quitlines and other effective cessation treatments among
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 16, 2016 17:31

COMMENTS: Smoking of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft

This rulemaking would amend the general regulatory language in 14 CFR part 252 to explicitly ban the smoking of electronic cigarettes on air carrier and foreign air carrier flights in scheduled intrastate, interstate, and foreign air transportation.
added Nov 15, 2016 23:53

Florida adult and teen smoking rates hit record low

Ten years ago this month, Floridians voted overwhelmingly in support of a state constitutional amendment to fund a tobacco education and use prevention program, now known as Tobacco Free Florida. The program has resulted in a significant decrease in smoki
Florida Trend Magazine
added Nov 15, 2016 17:09

[Asia] Record 40% of Japanese sleep less than six hours a day

The survey also highlighted the risk of exposure to secondhand smoke in restaurants and workplaces — which remains high despite the government’s aim of meeting global standards ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 15, 2016 17:08

[France] Un Français sur quatre favorable à l'interdiction du tabac [One in four French favor of banning tobacco]

While tobacconists will be exclusively provided in plain packages starting Sunday, many French have ideas to reduce cigarette consumption. Totally prohibit the tobacco would be far considered the most effective, according to a survey by the CSA institute
Direct Matin (fr)
added Nov 15, 2016 17:03
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