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[UK] Cumbrian smokers failing to stub out habit

Smokers across Cumbria who signed up to NHS stop-smoking services had the lowest success rate in England over a three month period. The latest figures, from April to September last year, show 1,027 people in Cumbria registered and set a quit date.
West Cumberland Times & Star (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:06
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Reasons for Electronic Cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — National Youth Tobacco Survey, United States, 2016

the most commonly selected reasons for use were used by “friend or family member” (39%), availability of “flavors such as mint, candy, fruit, or chocolate” (31%), and the belief that “they are less harmful than other forms of tobacco such as cigarettes” (
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 15, 2018 21:55
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Cigarette Brand Preference and Pro-Tobacco Advertising Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2012–2016

Marlboro, Newport, and Camel were the most commonly reported usual brands smoked by middle and high school current (past 30-day) cigarette smokers. In 2016, these three brands accounted for 73.1% and 78.7% of current cigarette smokers in middle and high s
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 2, 2018 00:18
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[Europe] UK tobacco and alcohol prices among highest in EU

The UK’s price level for tobacco was double the EU average, closely followed by Ireland. Tobacco price levels are lowest in Bulgaria, at 49% lower than the EU average. Tobacco price levels in the EU, relative to the average
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 04:09
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State-Specific Prevalence of Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2014–2015

Differences in tobacco product use across states underscore the importance of implementing comprehensive tobacco control and prevention interventions to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related disparities, including comprehensive smoke-free policies, toba
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 31, 2018 16:19
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Canadians spent C$5.7 billion on cannabis in 2017: Statistics Canada

Canadians’ spending on cannabis was well below 2016 levels for alcohol at C$22.3 billion and tobacco at C$16 billion.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 23:34
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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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Secondhand Smoke

Secondhand smoke isn't quite as toxic as firsthand smoke, but that's small comfort. It still contains over 4,000 chemicals that have no business in your body, including carbon monoxide, a gas often used in suicides, and 40 cancer-causing agents, includin
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46
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The Risks of Cigars

a cigar emits up to 90 times a cigarette's level of nitrosamines, which are potent cancer-causing compounds. Thanks to clever marketing and magazines such as Cigar Aficionado, cigars have come to symbolize the good life. But some of the glamor has alrea
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46
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Smoker's Face

The term was first coined in 1985 by Douglas Model, a British doctor. Model saw a pattern between smoking and wrinkling, so he began surveying patients at an outpatient clinic to see if he could guess, by their faces alone, whether or not they smoked. He
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 23, 2018 00:46
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