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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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[Australia] Understanding the battle status on the war against tobacco

For the first time, the Government insists they cannot publish data on tobacco tax receipts due to confidentiality. In his excellent article “Show us the data on tobacco sales”, Simon Chapman, professor of public health at the University of Sydney, ques
Crikey (au)
added Jul 30, 2013 05:04
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[Africa] EKWUJURU: GATS report & tobacco use in Nigeria

Recently, a report by Global Audit on Tobacco Survey (GATS) indicated that incidence of tobacco use in Nigeria is low, a report that may not go down well with the civil society groups that campaigned against tobacco smoking, advertisement and production.
Vanguard (ng)
added Jul 30, 2013 04:28
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Find 100% Tobacco-Free Colleges

Tobacco-free policies are a growing trend on college campuses across the United States. Today there are approximately 418 colleges and universities that are 100% tobacco-free, and more join the list every year! This list originated with the American Lung
American Lung Association
added Aug 1, 2013 20:57
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The 10 leading causes of death by income group (2011)

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 23, 2013 06:23
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The top 10 causes of death

What kills more people: infectious diseases or noncommunicable diseases? Noncommunicable diseases were responsible for two-thirds of all deaths globally in 2011 ... Tobacco use is a major cause of many of the world’s top killer diseases – including c
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 23, 2013 06:20
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Report: Fewer Alaskans are smoking

The annual “Alaska Tobacco Facts” update is produced by the Tobacco Prevention and Control Program, which is part of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. The report introduction says the document is designed to be a “brief, annual update
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jul 25, 2013 12:59
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Number of smokers in the UK set to fall below 20% for the first time in a century

* By the end of the year it's expected less than a fifth of Britons will smoke * Among the upper and middle classes about 13% of people smoke * 25% of people in the lower social brackets are smokers
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 21, 2013 05:44
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[UK] Decline Witnessed in Adult Population’s Smoking Rate

A survey has been taking place with regard to tobacco use in England. It has been unveiled that a decline in smoking rate has been witnessed in the adult population. It has been said the smoking prevalence is expected to be below 20% among the adult pop
TopNews
added Jul 20, 2013 14:08
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[UK] Fewer than one in five people in England smoke, expert claims

Smoking rates in England are falling by up to one per cent a year and fewer than one in five people now smoke, an expert has claimed. It will be the first time in hundreds of years that less than a quarter of the population smokes, it is claimed Photo:
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 20, 2013 13:59
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