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Tobacco's Harms May Come Sooner Than Smokers Think

Researchers found that compared with nonsmokers, those who smoke generally believe that any health problems -- from yellow teeth to lung cancer -- would strike later in life. It's a perception, researchers said, that might delay some people's efforts to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 24, 2018 04:46
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Parental transmission of smoking among middle-aged and older populations in Russia and Belarus

Conclusions Intergenerational paternal and maternal influences on smoking should be taken into account in studies seeking to monitor the rates of smoking and the impact of tobacco control programmes.
LSE Research Online (London School of Economics and Political Science) (uk)
added Jan 24, 2018 02:29
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[Florida] COFFIN: Commentary: Making young-adult tobacco use illegal isn’t the answer

But here’s the reality: They’re not going to lose their addiction just because some new law says that smoking is now illegal. If we think otherwise, we obviously don’t understand the dynamics of addiction.
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Jan 24, 2018 00:03
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[Minnesota] PHILLIPS: Changes in attitudes about smoking mostly a result of social engineering

It’s interesting that social engineering, which Americans generally oppose, and restricting individual rights, also detested by Americans, were so effective in turning people against tobacco. The main reason the restrictions were accepted by the America
Bluff Country (MN) Newspaper Group
added Jan 23, 2018 23:58
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[Asia] NINE OUT OF 10 CHILDREN IN BANGLADESH EXPOSED TO SECONDHAND SMOKE

Bangladesh outlawed smoking in public places in 2013. However, our survey of primary school children in the capital, Dhaka, found that 95 per cent had recently been exposed... Unfortunately, social norms around smoking are not showing a similar trend in
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:18
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Greece stubs out its cigarette habit in record numbers

“Only 13% of Greeks over the age of 65 smoke, and now we are seeing the fruits of years of campaigning in schools, with a big fall in Greeks under the age of 24 becoming smokers. The battle is with those who are middle-aged,” he said. Smoking cessation c
The Observer (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:10
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Effect of the Smoke-Free Illinois Act on casino admissions and revenue

Results The Smoke-free Illinois Act was found not to be a statistically significant determinant of per-capita casino admissions and of real per-capita gross adjusted receipts in all the models we estimated. Conclusions The estimates from this study clea
Tobacco Control
added Jan 20, 2018 01:39
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Restaurant Bans Have Big Impact on Smoking Rates

Smoking bans in U.S. eateries appear to have helped reduce overall smoking rates, especially among people with higher levels of education, the researchers reported. The study authors analyzed 25 years of data on young and middle-aged smokers in the Unit
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 17, 2018 20:26
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Russian Alcohol Consumption Falls 80% in 5 Years, Says Minister

Smoking has also gone down in Russia over the past five years, with 22 percent fewer adults taking part in the habit and a threefold decrease in smoking among minors, she added. “Looking back at the past 5-7 years, we managed to partially overcome bad h
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jan 17, 2018 08:49
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Pregnant women in NC exposed to less secondhand nicotine after 'smoking ban'

study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the 'smoking ban' in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was published
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:37
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