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Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up

A number of factors have contributed to the decline in smoking, according to Patricia Folan, director of the Center for Tobacco Control at Northwell Health, in Great Neck, N.Y. They include "environmental tobacco bans, increased taxes on cigarettes, anti
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 9, 2016 20:37
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us high schooler cigarette use is at historic low while nearly a quarter reported using e-cigarettes

The key takeaway from the continued and dramatic decline in cigarette use in the face of a rising total for all tobacco and nicotine products should be that robust public education programs and laws that limit youth access, with minimum package size requ
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 9, 2016 20:33
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ABASSI: Ewwww…Gross! Pics on Cigarette Packs Effective

Directing as many resources and efforst at targeting the youth population will always be our greatest hope with regard to intervention. Words, especially boring phrases from the Surgeon General, is simply an insufficient strategy in ameliorating smoking
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:05
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[Africa, Australia, South Africa] New cigarette law may not stop smokers: study

As part of his MBA, Manuel studied the potential impact of non-branded packaging on the purchasing behaviour and product experience of cigarette consumers drawing on additional learning from Australia...found that the longer consumers interacted with the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:17
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[South Carolina] Cancer Institute awards MUSC Hollings $15 million to lead studies on tobacco

Do government policies geared toward reducing smoking tobacco really work? If so, will those policies drive more people to use vaporized nicotine products, such as “e-cigs?” And is that necessarily a good thing from a public health standpoint? Those are
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jun 2, 2016 17:01
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[UK] This one chart shows the impact plain packaging laws had on cigarette sales in Australia (spoiler: it wasn't much)

despite three years of data, there is little evidence yet the policy has worked. In fact, the chart below shows that in the immediate aftermath of the new law, cigarette sales were barely affected by the packaging changes. Instead, sales only dropped of
City A.M. (uk)
added May 19, 2016 20:32
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Healthcare costs nosedive when smokers quit

When cigarette smokers quit, societal healthcare costs immediately plunge, a new study shows. If 10 percent of American smokers gave up cigarettes and the rest cut back by 10 percent, the U.S. could shave $63 billion off medical costs the next year, the
Reuters
added May 18, 2016 22:14
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How worrying is it that more and more teens are using e-cigarettes?

Many are alarmed by the fast-rising popularity of vaping among teenagers in the US. But experts are divided on whether e-cigarettes should be more tightly regulated
New Scientist
added Nov 8, 2018 21:26
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[Philippines] MMDA chair praises LGUs ‘Munti’, ‘Manda’

The Metro Manila Development Authority on Tuesday praised the cities of Muntinlupa and Mandaluyong for their relentless efforts to strictly enforce anti-smoking regulations and protect their people from second-hand smoke that caused lung cancer and other
Manila Standard (ph)
added Oct 30, 2018 21:56
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LETTER: WARNER: The Nicotine Continuum and Regulation: Additional Challenges to Converting an Important Concept into Policy: Commentary on Zeller

Mitch Zeller is a tobacco control visionary. He and his colleagues are trying to figure out how to convert that vision into meaningful regulation. The real challenge is to do that in a complicated bureaucracy subject to profound political obstacles to se
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 15, 2018 18:44
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