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Smoke-Free Policies in the World’s 50 Busiest Airports — August 2017

What are the implications for public health practice? Broader implementation of smoke-free policies at the national, city, or airport authority levels can protect employees and travelers of all ages from secondhand smoke inside airports.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:48
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Nearly half of the world's busiest airports have smoke-free policies

Among the 50 busiest airports in the world, 23 have smoke-free indoor policies. This means air travelers and employees at 46 percent of the world's busiest airports are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke. The other 27 busiest airports allow smoki
PR Newswire
added Nov 23, 2017 02:35
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Health at a Glance

This edition contains a range of new indicators, particularly on risk factors for health. It also places greater emphasis on time trend analysis. Alongside indicator-by-indicator analysis, this edition offers snapshots and dashboard indicators that summa
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:53
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About 1 in 5 U.S. adults consume tobacco products, federal agencies say

However, the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration also stirred again the public-health debate of what is a tobacco product, particularly when it comes to electronic cigarettes and vaporizers.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 14, 2017 03:44
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Smoking and alcohol consumption in OECD countries – country breakdown

At least seven million people worldwide die of tobacco smoking and of these 890,000 die of exposure to second hand smoke. Smoking statistics
News-Medical.net
added Nov 14, 2017 03:12
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Health at a Glance 2017: Smoking and alcohol consumption among children

Over 15% of 15-year-olds smoke at least once a week in France, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Slovak Republic, as well as Lithuania (Figure 4.5). At the other end of the scale, fewer than 5% report weekly smoking in Iceland and Norway. Across the OE
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 14, 2017 13:05
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Health at a Glance 2017: Smoking among adults

Across the OECD, just over 18% of adults smoke tobacco daily (14% of women and 23% of men) (Figure 4.1). Rates are highest in Greece, Hungary and Turkey, as well as Indonesia (over 25%), and lowest in Mexico as well as Brazil (under 10%). Women smoke the
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 14, 2017 13:01
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[Europe] Health at a Glance 2017: Smoking and alcohol consumption among children

Over 15% of 15-year-olds smoke at least once a week in France, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, and the Slovak Republic, as well as Lithuania (Figure 4.5). At the other end of the scale, fewer than 5% report weekly smoking in Iceland and Norway. Across the OE
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (fr)
added Nov 14, 2017 12:55
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1 in 5 U.S. adults used tobacco in 2015: government study

found 21 percent of U.S. adults, or 49 million people, were tobacco users. Of them, about 87 percent reported smoking cigarettes, cigars or some form of pipe. The remainder reported using e-cigarettes or smokeless products such as chewing or dissolvable
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2017 20:32
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2015

In 2015, 20.1% of U.S. adults currently (every day or some days) used any tobacco product, 17.6% used any combustible tobacco product, and 3.9% used ≥2 tobacco products. Current use of any tobacco product was higher among males; persons aged <65 years; n
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:10
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