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[Australia] Significant number of women still smoking while pregnant: birth rate report

THOMAS ORITI: The dangers of smoking during pregnancy are well established and today's findings further the point. About 6 per cent of babies were born with a low birth-weight - that's less than 2.5 kilograms - but the rate doubled for mothers who smoke
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:17
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SmokelessTobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective (PDF)

• Smokeless tobacco use is a global problem that is present in at least 70 low-, middle-, and high-income countries and affects more than 300 million people. The greatest burden from ST use is in the South-East Asia Region, which experiences the highe
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:04
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[Michigan] Use of alcohol, cigarettes, number of illicit drugs declines among U.S. teens

Both alcohol and cigarette use in 2014 are at their lowest points since the study began in 1975. ... These findings come from the University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future study
University of Michigan
added Dec 16, 2014 06:49
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Adult Smoking In Wisconsin Hits Record Low

announced today that the state’s adult smoking rate is at the lowest rate ever recorded in Wisconsin. The adult smoking rate is at 18%, a two percentage point drop from 2012, and is consistent with the national smoking rate of 17.8%
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
added Dec 8, 2014 22:51
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GRAPHIC: State Cigarette Excise Tax Rates in 2014

Tax Foundation
added Dec 8, 2014 13:28
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Cigarette Package Health Warnings – International Status Report

For an overview and list of the countries/jurisdictions with picture health warnings, click on the Canadian Cancer Society document below.
Tobacco Labelling Resource (ca)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:34
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A New Tool for Global Cancer Leaders

More than 60 experts from six continents analyzed the most up-to-date cancer data available to assess global and regional cancer trends and gather national-level insights. The collective conclusion of the authors and main message of the Cancer Atlas is
Cancer Atlas (American Cancer Society)
added Dec 4, 2014 21:27
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Tobacco Use 2012/13: New Zealand Health Survey

The significant decrease in daily and current (daily, weekly and monthly) smoking in New Zealand seen since 1996/97 has continued. In 1996/97, a quarter (25%) of the adult population reported being current smokers and by 2012/13 this rate had dropped to
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Dec 4, 2014 07:37
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[New Zealand] Report shows significant decrease in smoking

Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga welcomes a health report which shows more smokers have quit and fewer people have started smoking.. The largest decrease was for 15-19 year olds. For this age group, smoking decreased by 36% between 2006/07
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Dec 4, 2014 07:36
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[UK-Wales] Exposure to secondhand smoke in cars and homes, and e-cigarette use among 10-11 year old children in Wales: CHETS Wales 2 (PDF)

29. Despite a decline in smoking in the home, a sizeable minority of children are still affected by this. Therefore, continued efforts to reduce children’s exposure to smoke in the home remain vital. 30. E-cigarette use appears to represent a new form
GOV.UK
added Dec 4, 2014 07:31
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