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Adolescent Electronic-Cigarette Use in Alaska, 2015 (PDF)

1. Health care providers should screen their adolescent patients for e-cigarette use. 2. Health care providers should emphasize that e-cigarette use has not been thoroughly researched to know the short- or long-term effects. Moreover, users are at ri
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
added Jan 27, 2016 19:11
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[Asia] China's tobacco use unchanged despite reduction efforts

The Chinese Adult Tobacco Use Survey 2015 by the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, found that 27 percent of adults smoked in 2010, the same as now, but the absolute number of smokers has climbed, the China Daily reported on Tuesday.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Dec 29, 2015 16:07
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Most youth use e­cigarettes for novelty, flavors—not to quit smoking (PDF)

more than half of all students in 8th, 10th and 12th grades who used vaporizers such as e­cigarettes report that a primary reason for use was curiosity to see what they were like. About 40 percent said that they used them because they tasted good. Far fe
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 16, 2015 17:02
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Use of ecstasy, heroin, synthetic marijuana, alcohol, cigarettes declined among US teens in 2015 (PDF)

The use of both alcohol and cigarettes reached their lowest points since the study began in 1975. Use of several particularly dangerous illicit drugs—including MDMA (ecstasy, Molly), heroin, amphetamines and synthetic marijuana—also showed a decline this
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 16, 2015 16:56
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Australian secondary school students’ use of tobacco in 2014

In 2014, 94% of 12-year-olds had no experience with smoking, which decreased to 61% of 17-year-olds. Only three per cent of all students had smoked more than 100 cigarettes in their lifetime, with a peak of 10% among 17-year-old males. Students who
Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23
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[Europe, Latin America] Health at a Glance 2015 / OECD Indicators

This new edition of Health at a Glance presents the most recent comparable data on the performance of health systems in OECD countries. Where possible, it also reports data for partner countries (Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Latv
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:10
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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Coverage — United States, 2014–2015

only nine states cover all nine treatments considered in this report for all Medicaid enrollees. Moreover, all of these states still have some barriers in place that make it more difficult for Medicaid enrollees to access these treatments, which would be
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:11
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Guidelines on Statistical Reporting at Nicotine & Tobacco Research [FREE FULL TEXT]

One journal has even banned the use of NHST entirely.1 Here we describe some of these limitations, and offer recommendations for better reporting of statistical analyses that we would encourage our authors to adopt.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 12, 2015 12:00
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California Tobacco Facts and Figures 2015: 25 Years of Tobacco Control in California (PDF)

This document provides tables, graphs, and information about tobacco use in California as a quick reference for individuals or groups working to eliminate tobacco use. The Appendix provides tables listing prevalence rates for those graphs that do not
California Department of Public Health
added Sep 30, 2015 17:01
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Avoidable risk factors take an increasing toll on health worldwide

"There's great potential to improve health by avoiding certain risks like smoking and poor diet as well as tackling environmental risks like air pollution," said IHME Director Dr. Christopher Murray. "The challenge for policymakers will be to use what we
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 11, 2015 00:39
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