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[New Zealand] Stats show fall in Māori smoking rates

Māori health professionals are calling on the Government to change the way nicotine products are marketed and cut the amount of nicotine in them. National Māori Tobacco Control manager Zoe Hawke said New Zealand had the second highest level for nicotine
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:41
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[UK] Nation's smoking habits revealed

Only a tiny proportion of people who use e-cigarettes had never smoked before, latest figures published by the Office of National Statistics...proportion of people in Great Britain who smoke cigarettes now standing at 19%, a fall of more than half in the
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:22
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[North Carolina] Survey shows less smoking among N.C. teens

State health officials said Friday that smoking levels among public high school and middle school students reached a historic low rate during 2013. But they also expressed concern that a small but increasing number of students are willing to experiment wi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2014 03:48
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Prevalence of Smokefree Home Rules — United States, 1992–1993 and 2010–2011

Despite this progress, during 2007–2008, approximately 88 million U.S. residents aged ≥3 years were exposed to SHS, and disparities in exposure exist across subpopulations (5).
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:52
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[UK] Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking

The number of people turning to the NHS for help to stop smoking has fallen for the second year in a row... Anti-smoking campaigners suggested that this may be because more smokers are turning to electronic cigarettes to help them quit. This is also the
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:30
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[UK] School pupil survey: smoking, drinking and drug use at decade low - Health & Social Care Information Centre

Today's report from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) shows that just three per cent of pupils were regular smokers2 in 2013 compared to nine per cent ten years ago in 2003.
GOV.UK
added Jul 25, 2014 10:36
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Why Customers Choose E-Cigarettes

18.2% of respondents indicated they use electronic cigarettes exclusively, which is nearly triple the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s 2011 estimate figure of 6.2%. Seventy-five percent of all users of electronic devices who were surveyed hav
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jul 4, 2014 09:48
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[Ireland] School-age smoking rate plunges 50% in 12 years

According to a Health Behaviour in School-aged Children survey, more than one fifth of young people (21.2%) were considered as ‘current smokers’ in 1998, compared to 11.9% in 2010. These figures were celebrated at the Irish Cancer Society’s X-Hale Film
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jul 2, 2014 12:03
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[UK] Smoking during pregnancy in England 'lowest on record'

The number of women smoking during pregnancy across England is down to 12%, the lowest recorded level, figures for 2013-2014 show. But there were large regional differences, with 5% in London smoking up to nearly 21% in parts of the North East.
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2014 11:22
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Tobacco Policymaking in Illinois, 1965-2014: Gaining Ground in a Short Time [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Health groups at the state level must have dedicated staff working to tobacco control, including lobbyists at the state capitol during the legislative session. • Health advocates should make the widespread campaign contributions of the tobacco ind
eScholarship
added Jun 9, 2014 14:55
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