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ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES: Imports, Tariffs, and Data Collection: SUMMARY (PDF)

federal government does not systematically collect data on e-cigarette sales, numbers of manufacturers and importers, or types of products sold. Although information about the e-cigarette market is incomplete, most e-cigarettes sold in the United States a
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Jun 9, 2015 09:50
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[New York] NY smoking rates hit record low

But health advocates and good-government groups have knocked the state's efforts. In a report last year, the New York Public Interest Research Group found tobacco companies were spending more to lobby against tougher laws in New York, while the state has
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added Jun 9, 2015 09:12
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Smoking levels across New York hit historic low, Cuomo says New York is ‘healthier than ever’

The adult smoking rate is now 14.5%. The national average is 17.8%. “With the lowest smoking rate in recorded history, it’s clear that New York State is becoming healthier than ever,” Gov. Cuomo said. The statewide drop comes even as smoking has been
New York Daily News
added Jun 9, 2015 09:06
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[New York] Smoking rate in N.Y. at all-time low

State officials attributed the decline in smoking rates to efforts that include its Tobacco Control Program and the Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan. A strong Clean Indoor Air Act, which has prohibited smoking in restaurants and other workplaces since 2
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jun 9, 2015 09:05
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Governor Cuomo Announces New York's Smoking Rates Reduced to Lowest Levels in Recorded State History

as a result of the state’s wide-ranging tobacco cessation efforts. Data shows that in the last four years, the smoking rate among high school students has dropped 42 percent and now remains at 7.3 percent, while the adult smoking rate has dropped to 14.5
Office of the Governor New York
added Jun 9, 2015 08:54
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[UK] Fewer adults dying because of smoking, figures for England suggest

But the figures, published by the government’s Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) on Friday, were greeted cautiously ... (Ash) said tobacco-related deaths were still unacceptably high. The campaign group also expressed concern that the hel
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:45
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Special Eurobarometer 429: ATTITUDES OF EUROPEANS TOWARDS TOBACCO AND ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES (PDF)

EXPOSURE TO TOBACCO SMOKE IN PUBLIC PLACES / STARTING/STOPPING SMOKING TOBACCO / E-CIGARETTE CONSUMPTION IN THE EUROPEAN UNION / MOTIVATIONS FOR STARTING TO USE ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES / AWARENESS OF AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS TOBACCO AND E- CIGARETTES
Europa - European Commission
added May 31, 2015 10:53
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World No Tobacco Day: Eurobarometer reveals that tobacco use is down by 2 percentage points in the EU since 2012, but 26% of Europeans are still smokers

The ‘Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco’ Eurobarometer survey was carried out by TNS Opinion & social network in all 28 EU countries between 29 November and 8 December 2014. It involved face to face interviews with nearly 28 000 respondents from diff
Europa - European Commission
added May 31, 2015 10:47
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[Asia] 8,000 smokers die in Israel each year, report says / 700 killed by secondhand smoke, according to Health Ministry; overall, habit is on the decline

Some 19.8 percent of Israelis aged 21 and over classified themselves as smokers in 2014, compared to 23.1% in 2013, according to a report by Health Ministry. The report was released as the World Health Organization marked No Tobacco Day Sunday.
Times of Israel (is)
added May 31, 2015 07:40
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[UK] Deaths from cancer soar due to obesity, smoking and living longer:

The rise of smoking in developing countries accounts for lung cancer topping of the list of most new cases in 2013...The Global Burden of Disease, provides a comprehensive assessment of new cases of cancer, and cancer-related death and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:01
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