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CDC: Use of Emerging Tobacco Products Increasing Among US Youths ($$)

CDC researchers found e-cigarette use increased among middle school students (grades 6 through 8) from 0.6% to 1.1%; among high school students (grades 9 through 12), e-cigarette use increased from 1.5% to 2.8%. Current use is defined as using 1 or more t
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 7, 2014 20:26

Utah Health Status Update: Electronic Cigarette Use Among Utah Students (Grades 8, 10, and 12) and Adults (PDF)

Despite having no legal access to e-• cigarettes, Utah youth are three times more likely to report current use than adults. Nearly one third of Utah youth who • used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days report that they never tried conventional cigarettes.
Utah Department of Health
added Jan 7, 2014 08:35

[UK, UK-Wales] Lung Cancer Surgery Rises 65% as England and Wales Catch Up with European Survival Rates

The number of people in England and Wales having surgery for common lung cancer has risen by 65% in the last five years, a report has found. The National Lung Cancer Audit by the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that more than one in five
IBTimes (uk)
added Dec 16, 2013 20:31

[China] Hundreds of millions of Chinese men could die from tobacco related diseases

The Tobacco Atlas, and its companion website, graphically detail the scale of the tobacco epidemic, progress that has been made in tobacco control, and the latest products and tactics being deployed by the tobacco industry – such as the
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 11, 2013 14:13

[New Zealand] Maori smoking rate drops

the rate of smoking among Maori dropped almost 10 points from 42.2 percent to 32.7 percent. But Ms Snowden says to reach the target of a smoke-free New Zealand by 2025, which means a prevelance of under 5 percent, there needs to be more initiatives inclu
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 10, 2013 12:45

[New Zealand] Minister welcomes Census figures showing decline in smoking

Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia is extremely pleased at the 2013 Census results that show that the number of smokers in New Zealand has dropped by nearly a quarter since the 2006 Census. Statistics New Zealand released the results today
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 10, 2013 12:44

[New Zealand] Census 2013: More Kiwis stub out smoking habit

Adults' rate of smoking has declined to 15 per cent in the latest census, down from 20.7 per cent in 2006. Census 2013 counted 463,000 adults who smoked one or more cigarettes a day, compared with 598,000 at the previous census.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 10, 2013 12:41

ARCHIVE: Curbing the epidemic - governments and the economics of tobacco control

The report makes two recommendations: strategic action should be taken in a variety of aspects to curb the tobacco epidemic; and international organizations should review existing programs/policies, to ensure due prominence in tobacco control.
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:19

Risky Behaviors Constitute Growing Threats to Global Health

report warns that risky behaviors –smoking, using illicit drugs, alcohol abuse, unhealthy diets, and unsafe sex— are increasing globally and pose a growing threat to the health of individuals, particularly in developing countries. The report looks at how
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:13

Smoking, unsafe sex and alcohol 'pose growing threat in poorer countries'

Nearly 80% of the deaths from smoking in 2010 occurred in poorer countries, says World Bank, as risky behaviour soars
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 12:08
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