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[UK-Scotland] Experts fear e-cigarettes are a ‘gateway’ to teen smoking

The St Andrews University study found almost three-quarters of adolescent users of the gadgets admitted they also smoked cigarettes. Scotland has the highest smoking rate in Britain – one in five of the population puff away despite health problems linke
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:21

JournalNow poll / Q. Do you think smokers harmed by the habit should be able to sue tobacco companies?

Yes: 54 (16.7 percent) No: 245 (75.9 percent) It depends on how they were harmed: 24 (7.4 percent) Total responses: 323
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 10, 2017 15:20

Facebook: Tobacco lawsuits

We asked our Facebook readers how they feel about smokers suing tobacco companies. Here is what two of them had to say: “It’s wrong. When you know the risks but do it anyway, sorry, but it’s on you at that point.” — Mark Shelton
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 10, 2017 15:18

[UK-Scotland] The Scottish adolescent e-cigarette user: profiling from the Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS)

•A total of 1.1% of Scottish adolescents were current e-cigarette users. •Eleven percent have tried e-cigarettes before. •Current e-cigarette users were more likely to be male and living rurally. •They consume alcohol on a weekly basis, are current drug u
Public Health
added Apr 10, 2017 14:54

[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes are ‘gateway’ to smoking for children

“Our findings suggest the possibility that non-smokers who would be less likely to take up conventional smoking — such as younger males, and those from higher socio-economic backgrounds — may be susceptible to e-cigarette use.” The study interviewed mor
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 14:52

The war on tobacco is far from over, with control policies needing renewal, warn experts

The latest estimates on smoking prevalence from the Global Burden of Disease collaboration show that although tobacco control programmes have been effective, the ever increasing population has meant worldwide smoking prevalence is still on the increase.
added Apr 9, 2017 19:53

[Australia] WHAT DO YOU THINK?: Push for a ban on smoking in apartments

Queenslanders have stepped up the call for a smoke-free state, with a total of 321 submissions made to the Property Law Review...shows 70% of Queenslanders support a total ban on smoking in multi-unit dwellings, including balconies.
Fraser Coast Chronicle (au)
added Apr 9, 2017 16:10

Regretting Ever Starting to Smoke: Results from a 2014 National Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study provides updated prevalence data on regret using a national sample, and confirms that regret is associated with perceived risk. The findings from this study can be used to inform smoking intervention programs and support the inclusion of smoker
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Apr 7, 2017 20:44

[UK] Vaping shops selling to non-smokers

Knowingly or unwittingly preparing to sell e-cigarettes to people who have never smoked or vaped breaks a voluntary code. Almost nine in 10 e-cigarette shops in the UK are selling vaping products to non-smokers against the industry's code of conduct, an i
BBC Online
added Apr 7, 2017 16:34

[Asia] Do you know how most of the people in India die? Smoking takes the breath away

As per a recent survey, India has been found to be among top four nations for highest number of deaths by smoking. According to a recent study, over 50 percent deaths caused due to smoking in 2015 took place majorly in four countries and India is one of
Zee News (in)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58
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