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HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 11, 2016 16:06

Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and lung cancer: A systematic review

Conflict-of-interest statement: Lee PN, Director of P.N. Lee Statistics and Computing Ltd., is an independent consultant in statistics and an advisor in the fields of epidemiology and toxicology to a number of tobacco, pharmaceutical and chemical companie
World Journal of Meta-Analysis
added Aug 5, 2016 18:37

[Canada] Plain Packaging – International Overview (PDF)

Plain packaging was implemented in Australia in 2012, has been adopted in France and the United Kingdom for implementation May 20, 2016, has been adopted in Ireland awaiting commencement date, and is under formal consideration in Norway, Hungary, Slovenia
Canadian Cancer Society
added May 30, 2016 14:54


Support for all policy initiatives has significantly increased since 2011. Eight in ten support (strongly or somewhat) not allowing smoking in movies rated 14A or lower as well as banning tobacco logos in movie scenes (79% and 77% respectively). •
added Apr 4, 2016 15:58

Blacks & Whites Differ in Smoking Patterns, and Quitting

such inter-racial differences was a major focus of an investigation by Dr. Theodore R. Holford of the Yale School of Public Health and colleagues, recently published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. The investigators used data from the U.S. Na
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Mar 28, 2016 17:36

Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2012, featuring the increasing incidence of liver cancer

Ongoing reductions in both the incidence and mortality of cancer overall, and specifically deaths from the most common cancers (female breast, prostate, lung, and colorectal cancers) in most racial and ethnic groups, represent continued progress in speci
Wiley Online Library
added Mar 10, 2016 15:57

[UK] More young women are smoking as rate among young men falls

"It is certainly worrying that more young women are taking up smoking”, chief executive of the British Lung Foundation Dr Penny Woods told PA. ”The introduction of drab standardised packaging from May this year should help tackle this, but more efforts
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 20, 2016 20:20

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

[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

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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