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CDC - Fact Sheet - Youth and Tobacco Use

Smoking and smokeless tobacco use are initiated and established primarily during adolescence.1,2,3 In fact, 88% of adult smokers who smoke daily report that they started smoking by the age of 18 years.1,2,3 Current cigarette smoking among middle school
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 24, 2013 18:41

Sheesha smoking hooks more Pakistani students

One-fifth of college and university students in Pakistan -- aged from 20 to 25 years -- are addicted to smoking sheesha, a form of hookah-smoking with a flavoured tobacco, a study has found.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:37

[Australia] Fear privacy laws will hit anti-smoking campaign

researchers warn the failure to publish tobacco excise data will make it impossible to properly monitor the consumption of cigarettes in Australia. ''It's going to make it very, very difficult for us to evaluate important policy and program impacts,'' Sy
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jun 7, 2013 10:35

[Russia] Do National Smoking Bans Actually Work?

But will it actually work? Here’s how similar efforts have played out in other developed nations.
TIME Magazine
added Jun 3, 2013 19:05

[Bangladesh] Rising tobacco use sparks concerns

The tobacco control law of 2005 provides for bans on advertising, promotion and sponsorship, smoking in public places and public transports and requirements for warning on cigarette packets. However, direct tobacco advertising had been banned only for sm
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:46

[Australia] Which professionals are quitting smoking?

NEW statistics released for World No Tobacco Day reveal which professions and religions are heeding the quit smoking message. It turns out teachers have learned their lesson and quit smoking, but one in 10 health professionals is still puffing away, acc
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 31, 2013 12:26

Bloomberg Best and Worst / Most Smoker-Friendly: States

Smokers have the most freedom in Kentucky, West Virginia and Mississippi
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2013 18:59

Cigarette prices doubled in past decade

In April 2013, the price of cigarettes was twice as high as a decade ago, mainly as a result of tax increases. Currently, taxes account for nearly three quarters of the price of a packet of cigarettes.
Statistics Netherlands (nl)
added Jun 7, 2013 10:07

[UK] World No Tobacco Day infographic: The numbers behind smoking cigarettes

We will have to wait and see what the impact of these measures will be, but a study earlier this year by Cambridge University estimated that plain packaging in Britain would reduce the percentage of adult smokers here by one per cent. While that may not
Metro Café (uk)
added May 31, 2013 13:37

Smoking rates in Canada: How the provinces measure up

To mark the day, we've pulled together some numbers on tobacco use and its consequences in Canada and around the world.
CBC News (ca)
added May 31, 2013 12:22
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