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TRENDS IN SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE AND INITIATION: 2002 TO 2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although cigarette use has decreased within the United States, the promotion of smokeless tobacco has increased... In 2014, 3.3 percent of people aged 12 or older, or an estimated 8.7 million people, used smokeless tobacco in the past month. Males were mo
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:39
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[Australia] 2016 ndshs key findings: Tobacco smoking

little or no improvement was made among people aged 30 or older between 2013 and 2016... Tobacco contributes to more drug-related hospitalisations and deaths than alcohol and illicit drug use combined. However the proportion of people who perceive
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Jun 1, 2017 02:03
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Every third Russian smokes

Seventy-nine percent of smokers in Russia want to give up their bad habit. Unfortunately, the number of smokers in Russia is very high. Every third Russian citizen is a smoker, a study said. The study conducted by All-Russian Public Opinion Centre (WCIOM
Pravda Online
added Jun 1, 2017 01:34
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VIDEO: Ten things you need to know about tobacco and Switzerland

It’s World No Tobacco Day, so here’s 10 things you might not know about smoking, tobacco and smokers in Switzerland.
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added May 31, 2017 18:22
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Tobacco and its environmental impact: an overview (PDF) (72pp)

This overview opens the lid on a Pandora’s Box containing the quieter but shockingly widespread impacts of tobacco from an environmental perspective. The tobacco industry damages the environment in ways that go far beyond the effects of the smoke tha
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2017 17:10
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[Africa, Mid-east] Twenty percent of Egyptians over 15 are smokers, reveals CAPMAS ahead of no-smoking day

Of Egypt's total population of 93 million, an estimated 12.6 million are smokers, according to the data. The over-15 age group represents approximately 62 percent of the total population. The World No Tobacco Day was launched by the World Health Organiz
Al-Ahram (eg)
added May 30, 2017 22:44
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Nearly 40m people consume tobacco, says Maleque

The state minister revealed the statistics at a press briefing at his ministry on the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day-2017. Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim and senior officials were present at the press briefing. With the theme "T
Financial Express (bd)
added May 29, 2017 19:22
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The average number of cigarettes smoked per person, per year, mapped

China is the world's biggest consumer of cigarettes, adults there smoke a huge 4124 each a year (11-12 a day), according to data from the World Health Organisation. In a close second is Belarus (3831 cigarettes smoked per adult, per year), then Lebanon
Indy 100 (The Independent) (uk)
added May 28, 2017 00:22
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Current Tobacco Smoking and Desire to Quit Smoking Among Students Aged 13–15 Years — Global Youth Tobacco Survey, 61 Countries, 2012–2015

data from 61 countries from 2012 to 2015 revealed that the median current tobacco smoking prevalence among students aged 13–15 years was 10.7%. Tobacco smoking prevalence differed by gender and varied across countries. In the majority of countries, over 5
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 25, 2017 22:43
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Announcement: World No Tobacco Day — May 31, 2017

This year, the theme for World No Tobacco Day is “Tobacco — a Threat to Development” (2). To support this theme, WHO is calling for activities that include international collaboration highlighting the links between the use of tobacco products, tobacco c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 25, 2017 22:29
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