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[UK] Fewer smokers trying to kick the habit with NHS help

Despite the number of setters and quitters falling, the overall success rate of those trying to quit with the NHS has increased from 49 per cent in 2011-12 to 52 per cent in 2012-13. The number of setters and quitters is still three times as high as in 2
Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) (uk)
added Oct 30, 2013 15:32

[UK] Heart attack death rates halve from 2001-12 but cancer mortalities rise

Ischaemic or coronary heart disease was the biggest cause of death, killing 40,557 people in 2012, followed by lung cancer, which caused more than 30,000 deaths ... Better diets, reduced smoking especially after the ban in public areas, and more prompt a
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2013 10:00


Recent action by several states and territories to prohibit smoking in privately owned vehicles while children are present has brought significant attention to the issue of the risks to children associated with exposure to secondhand smoke, particularly i
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 23, 2013 05:01

[UK] Fewer than one in five people in England smoke, expert claims

Smoking rates in England are falling by up to one per cent a year and fewer than one in five people now smoke, an expert has claimed. It will be the first time in hundreds of years that less than a quarter of the population smokes, it is claimed Photo:
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 20, 2013 13:59

[UK] Salford is first council to sign up to a smoke free future

The council has signed up to the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control, pledging to reduce the number of smokers in the city and tackle health inequalities. In Salford, 26% of the adult population smokes, but this figure rises to 38% for manua (uk)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:20

Smokefree Lists, Maps, and Data - 1/2/13

1) U.S. 100% Smokefree Laws in Workplaces AND Restaurants AND Bars 2) Municipalities with Local 100% Smokefree Laws 3) Overview List - How Many Smokefree Laws? 4) Summary List of U.S. Population Protected by 100% Smokefree State/Local Laws
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Mar 15, 2013 13:17

[India] '40% of tobacco consumers in Bihar are women'

According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey-2010, 40% of the tobacco consumers in the state are women! The state has the dubious distinction of having the largest number of tobacco consumers after five smaller states, including Mizoram, Manipur and Meghalaya
Times of India
added Mar 10, 2013 14:34

[West Virginia] Report: State's LGBT smoking rate higher than general population

Nearly 41 percent of people in the LGBT community smoke, compared to 23.9 percent of the state's general population, according to data from researchers in West Virginia University's School of Public Health and the state Bureau for Public Health's Divisio
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Feb 15, 2013 09:03

Rhode Island has 3rd lowest youth smoking rate

A new federal report says Rhode Island has the third-lowest youth smoking rate in the nation, but the state ranks near the middle of the pack when it comes to adult smoking rates.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 06:03

Monitoring the Future

Since 1975 the MTF survey has measured drug, alcohol, and cigarette use and related attitudes among adolescent students nationwide.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 20, 2012 00:32
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