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Public Grows More Wary of E-Cigarettes

A growing percentage of Americans perceive e-cigarettes to be as harmful as regular cigarettes, according to findings from a nationally representative survey of health attitudes. In 2012, half of respondents (50.7%) participating in the National Cancer I
MedPage Today
added Jan 5, 2017 21:09


Forest, surveyed 650 committed smokers...what do smokers dislike about smoking?...the ever-increasing price of cigarettes, followed by the social stigma attached...A whopping 91 per cent of smokers thought they were treated very unfairly (77 per cent) or
spiked (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:47

Recent Findings on the Prevalence of E-Cigarette Use Among Adults in the U.S.

unlike tobacco use, ever using e-cigarettes is positively related to income. Interestingly, e-cigarette use exhibits a non-linear relationship with education. Reasons for the relationship of e-cigarettes with education are unclear and warrant further rese
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 16:01
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Correlates of Hookah Pipe Awareness and Perceived Harmfulness Among U.S. Adults

15.7% believe it is less harmful than cigarettes. This small proportion are mostly young, white, and college graduates. Targeted behavioral interventions will be necessary to increase individuals’ perceived risk, knowledge, and perceived harmfulness of h
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:59

Fewer see e-cigarettes as less harmful than cigarettes

The perception that e-cigarettes are less harmful than regular cigarettes fell between 2012 and 2014, a sign that fewer people see them as a safe alternative to smoking tobacco, a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Publ
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 5, 2017 15:43

[Asia, China] Fewer people in Beijing smoke following ban

According to a report on tobacco use among adults, the smoking rate this year went down to 22.3 percent, compared with 23.4 percent in 2014, even though only about 30 percent of adults were said to understand the serious risks to disease caused by smokin
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Jan 2, 2017 17:08

[New Hampshire] Survey: Minors purchased 16.6 percent of tobacco in NH in 2015

an increase of 2.2 percentage points over the previous year, state health officials said this week. The figures are part of a survey of 338 randomly selected merchants that was mandated by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration
Manchester (NH) Union-Leader
added Jan 2, 2017 00:32
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[New Zealand] Data shows top reasons for quitting smoking.

Quitline ( has today revealed the top five reasons New Zealanders who contacted Quitline decided to give up smoking in 2016. Nearly half stated they wished to improve their overall health as the number one reason to give up smoking.
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:38

Electronic cigarette use and uptake of cigarette smoking: A longitudinal examination of U.S. college students

Given that never-smoking participants who had tried e-cigarettes were more likely to initiate cigarette use later, limiting young adults' access to these products may be beneficial. As the long-term health implications of e-cigarette use become clearer,
Addictive Behaviors
added Dec 30, 2016 06:17

[North Carolina] Cigar warning labels are not equally believable among adolescents

A majority of adolescents in the United States report current cigar warning labels to be very believable... But significant differences exist in the believability of specific cigar warnings, suggesting that more work is needed to establish the best warni
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Dec 29, 2016 12:45
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