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[UK] To vape or not to vape? More and more just say no …

Vaping rates among smokers and ex-smokers rose steadily until the end of 2013, when some 22% of smokers and ex-smokers were vaping. But this proportion levelled out throughout 2014 before dropping to 19% during the final quarter of last year. Early signs
The Australian (au)
added Feb 22, 2015 14:54

Academy Awards Breakout 2015

Acting speaks loudest -- Actors smoking in their Oscar®-nominated roles, 2015 / Is Oscar® an ashtray? -- 57% of nominated films include tobacco imagery in 2015 / Compare Oscar® noms -- Films by rating and tobacco presence, 2010-2014
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:39

Vital Signs: Disparities in Nonsmokers' Exposure to Secondhand Smoke — United States, 1999–2012

Overall, SHS exposure in the United States has been reduced by half since 1999–2000. However, 58 million persons were still exposed to SHS during 2011–2012, and exposure remains higher among children, non-Hispanic blacks, those living in poverty, and thos
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Feb 17, 2015 18:09

[New York] GRAPHIC: Smuggled smokes: Nannies v Al Capone

Eric Garner died after a New York cop put him in a chokehold. His crime was selling “loosies”, or untaxed cigarettes...There are sound public-health reasons for taxing tobacco but as the map shows, the higher the taxes, the bigger the black market.
The Economist
added Feb 16, 2015 05:24

Cigarette Taxes and Cigarette Smuggling by State, 2013

The highest inbound cigarette smuggling rates are in New York (58.0 percent), Arizona (49.3 percent), Washington (46.4 percent), New Mexico (46.1 percent), and Rhode Island (32.0 percent). The highest outbound smuggling rates are in New Hampshire (28.6 p
Tax Foundation
added Feb 10, 2015 07:50

[Canada] E-cigarettes tried by 20% of youth in national survey

Canada’s cigarette smoking rate reached its lowest recorded level last year at 15 per cent, but 20 per cent of young people have tried vaping, the first national survey on electronic cigarette use suggests. In 2013, there were about 4.2 million regular
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 6, 2015 17:59

[Australia] Use and abuse of statistics in tobacco industry-funded research on standardised packaging

these papers are flawed in conception as well as design but have nonetheless been widely publicised as cautionary tales against standardised pack legislation. Specifically, we focus on the low statistical significance of the analytical methods used and th
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2015 06:00

[Canada] 15 per cent of Canadians report smoking tobacco, lowest rate ever: survey

The 2013 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey found 11 per cent reported smoking daily, while four per cent say they use tobacco only occasionally. The biennial survey of 14,500 Canadians aged 15 and older included questions for the first time abo
Canadian Press
added Feb 4, 2015 15:02

Secondhand Smoke / An Unequal Danger

More than 1 in 3 nonsmokers who live in rental housing are exposed to SHS. No level of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure is safe. SHS exposure occurs when nonsmokers breathe in smoke exhaled by smokers or from burning tobacco products. It kills more than 4
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Feb 3, 2015 19:31

Indicators for Chronic Disease Surveillance — United States, 2013 Recommendations and Reports

Tobacco 1.1 Current cigarette smoking among youths Existing YRBSS Tobacco / Current smoking among adults aged ≥18 years Revised BRFSS Tobacco / Current cigarette smoking among women aged 18–44 years / Cigarette smoking before pregnancy New PRAMS Tobacco
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Feb 3, 2015 19:27
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