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Trends In Electronic Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults

Although smokers are most likely to use these products, almost a third of current users are nonsmokers, undermining potential public health benefits cigarette smokers possibly switching to electronic cigarettes.
Mississippi Tobacco Data (University of Southern Mississippi)
added May 21, 2015 21:34
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Top managers most afflicted by disorders, study finds

the highest proportion of smokers exists among craftsmen and trades workers....Singapore Motor Workshop Association president Francis Lim said older vehicle mechanics who smoke outnumber the younger ones. He estimated that about 60 to 70 per cent of thos
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 20, 2015 20:28
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[Colorado] Teen smoking declines nationally / Trend remains a concern locally

Underage cigarette smoking in Southwest Colorado appears high compared with the national trend, which shows that smoking by middle- and high-school students declined significantly from 2002-03 to 2012-13.
Durango (CO) Herald
added May 19, 2015 01:22
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CDC Map Reveals ‘Most Distinctive’ Cause Of Death State by State / Your geography can have a big impact on how you bite the dust.

While heart disease and cancer are two leading causes of death across the U.S., certain causes of death are more common in some states than in others.
AlterNet.org
added May 18, 2015 11:31
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Global statistics on addictive behaviours: 2014 status report [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco and alcohol use are by far the most prevalent addictive behaviours and cause the large majority of the harm. However, the quality of data on prevalence and addiction-related harms is mostly low, and comparisons between countries and regions must
Addiction
added May 14, 2015 10:34
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Too Many Sidelined by COPD

Recent research indicates that the United States has a long way to go before 81.3% of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)—the Healthy People 2020 goal—aren’t sidelined by their disease.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added May 12, 2015 13:29
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Vital Signs: Leading Causes of Death, Prevalence of Diseases and Risk Factors, and Use of Health Services Among Hispanics in the United States — 2009–2013

Among Hispanics, self-reported smoking prevalences varied by Hispanic origin and by sex. U.S.-born Hispanics had higher prevalences of obesity, hypertension, smoking, heart disease, and cancer than foreign-born Hispanics: 30% higher, 40%, 72%, 89%, and 93
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 8, 2015 11:19
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E-Cigarette Tax Bill Update

Since the beginning of this year, 22 states and the District of Columbia have introduced bills that would assess an excise tax on electronic cigarettes and nicotine liquid solutions used in e-cigarettes. With some state legislatures already adjourned and
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 6, 2015 20:55
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[Canada] THE COST OF SMOKING: A MANITOBA STUDY (PDF)

A common perception is that while smokers may use more healthcare services, they die younger. ...Those in Manitoba who ever smoked use significantly more healthcare services and they do so over a considerably long period—into their late 70s and early 80s.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 19:34
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Who's Accountable

Who put the smoking in that movie? Now, for the first time, you have direct access to the tobacco-promotion track records for every major player in every top-grossing Hollywood film for the last decade and more.
Smokefree Movies (UCSF)
added May 5, 2015 13:21
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