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[Ireland] Irish Independent Men kick the habit – but female smokers still on the increase

The findings emerged in the latest survey carried out by the National Tobacco Control Office . It looked at the smoking habits of Irish adults aged 15 years and older and found that 21.7pc still light up, down 1.8pc compared to 2010.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Aug 13, 2013 12:10
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KRIS: VIDEO: Blame Smokers? Absolutely Not!

Only 16% of our patients today are current smokers. ... it is very important that people who have stopped smoking but develop lung cancer do not blame themselves, and that healthcare providers in particular and society in general do not blame them either.
Medical Tribune
added Aug 12, 2013 17:29
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Americans Back Higher Health Insurance Rates for Smokers

Fifty-eight percent of Americans say health insurance companies would be justified in setting higher rates for people who smoke. This is on par with the 60% seen in 2011, but down modestly from 65% in 2003. Fewer, 41%, support setting higher rates for tho
Gallup Organization
added Aug 12, 2013 09:24
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children Aged 3‒19 Years With and Without Asthma in the United States, 1999‒2010

The percentage of children aged 3‒19 years without asthma exposed to ETS decreased from 1999 to 2010, while the percentage with asthma exposed to ETS did not change. In 2007‒2010, the percentage of ETS exposure was higher in girls with asthma than in gi
National Center for Health Statistics
added Aug 8, 2013 04:49
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Kids' exposure to secondhand smoke drops — except among those with asthma

secondhand smoke exposure dropped significantly among kids who don’t have asthma, according to the report by the National Center for Health Statistics. “What surprised us was that among kids with asthma, secondhand exposure to smoke did not decrease at a
NBC News
added Aug 8, 2013 04:45
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[Australia] Victorian smoking rates fall to an all-time low of 13%

Cancer Council data shows 13.3% of Victorians are smoking on a regular basis, either daily or weekly. Daily smoking rates fell to 11.7%. Across all demographics, Victorians are shying away from lighting up, with about six in 10 adults stating they've ne
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 9, 2013 18:19
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[Australia] Victorian smoking rates fall to an all-time low of 13%

Cancer Council data shows 13.3% of Victorians are smoking on a regular basis, either daily or weekly. Daily smoking rates fell to 11.7%. Across all demographics, Victorians are shying away from lighting up, with about six in 10 adults stating they've ne
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 9, 2013 18:18
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At a Glance: Electronic cigarettes

WHAT'S IN THEM: The ingredients in the liquid used in most e-cigarettes include nicotine, water, glycerol, propylene glycol and flavorings. Propylene glycol is a viscous fluid sometimes used as an antifreeze but also as a food ingredient.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 3, 2013 15:55
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TOBACCO INDUSTRY MONITORING REGIONAL REPORT FOR AFRICA (PDF)

The TIM Africa regional report is intended to provide a snapshot of the TI behaviors in terms of common activities and tactics, compare actions and make recommendations on how to counter the TI interference (TI interference) in the region. This report wi
Centre For Tobacco Control in Africa (ug)
added Oct 16, 2013 18:25
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Most U.S. Smokers Want to Quit, Have Tried Multiple Times

Most current smokers in the U.S. would like to give up smoking. Perhaps as a testimony to their desire to quit, 85% of smokers say they have in fact tried to quit at least once in their lifetime, including 45% who have tried at least three times.
Gallup Organization
added Aug 8, 2013 04:52
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