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Discharged Veterans More Likely to Use Tobacco

While cigarette smoking may have been the norm in the old military -- in a time when cigarettes were included in soldiers' C-ration boxes -- today's active-duty service members seem to have shifted to using smokeless tobacco. This shift could reflect a re
Gallup Organization
added Jul 2, 2014 18:32

[Ireland] School-age smoking rate plunges 50% in 12 years

According to a Health Behaviour in School-aged Children survey, more than one fifth of young people (21.2%) were considered as ‘current smokers’ in 1998, compared to 11.9% in 2010. These figures were celebrated at the Irish Cancer Society’s X-Hale Film
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jul 2, 2014 12:03

[UK-Scotland] Fall in number of teens smoking in Tayside

But health chiefs say the fight is not over, with dozens of school-age teenagers still taking part in the deadly habit. The latest NHS Tayside figures show that 7% of boys and girls in S2 and S4 smoke -- a reduction from 8% of boys and 9% of girls in 2
(Dundee) Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 2, 2014 11:58

[Ireland] Number of schoolchildren who smoke almost halves in 12 years

Only one in ten young people in Ireland is now a smoker, according to recent data from the Health Behaviour in School Aged Children report. The report found that between 1998 and 2010, the number of young smokers almost halved to 11.9%.
Kildare Nationalist (ie)
added Jul 1, 2014 12:18

Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2012–2013

progress has slowed... one in five U.S. adults (50 million persons) currently used any tobacco product every day or some day...Full implementation of comprehensive tobacco control programs at CDC-recommended funding levels, in conjunction with FDA regulat
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 30, 2014 13:29

More countries add graphic warnings to cigarettes

tobacco industry has fought government efforts to introduce or increase the size of graphic warnings in some countries. Here are a few places where pictorial health warnings have made headlines:
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 27, 2014 18:29

[Canada] Ontario Community/Non-Profit Housing Providers with No-Smoking Policies (PDF)

Smoke-Free Housing Ontario (ca)
added Jun 24, 2014 12:58

[Australia] Treasury figures confirm decline in tobacco sales

The federal Treasury has entered the debate over cigarette sales, publishing previously secret information that shows sales falling since the introduction of graphic health warnings and plain packaging.
The Age (au)
added Jun 22, 2014 20:18

A review of smoking policies in airports around the world [FREE FULL TEXT]

existing information on smoke-free legislation lacks consistent terminology and definitions, which are needed to inform future tobacco control policy within airports and in the law.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2014 10:28

[UK] Areas in England where 25% of pregnant women smoke

* In Blackpool, 27.5% of expectant mothers in 2013-14 admitted to smoking * But, for England as a whole, the figure has dropped to an eight year low * The lowest levels of smoking among pregnant women are in London
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2014 12:57
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