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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

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

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

[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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