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More U.S. households smoke-free, study says

Nearly twice as many U.S. households are smoke-free compared to 20 years ago, reflecting an increased awareness of the health hazards from secondhand smoke, but too many people still are exposed, according to a federal study released Thursday.
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2014 14:49
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More Homes Go Smoke-Free, But Exposure Remains A Health Threat : Shots

Though more than three-quarters of homes are now smoke-free, millions of children and other relatives of smokers are still exposed to secondhand smoke, a study finds. The number of smoke-free homes rose from 43 percent in 1992-1993 to 83 percent in 2010-
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:47
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[Ethiopia] Smokers Coughing Up a Hefty Price

“Some years back, the price of Nyala was 15 cents for a stick and 50 cents for the Rothmans, but now both have increased drastically to 80 cents and two Birr, respectively,” said Abdu Nassir, a shop owner at Mexico Square.
Addis Fortune (et)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:09
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[California] 2014 Youth Tobacco Purchase Survey Results (PDF)

California Department of Public Health
added Sep 3, 2014 11:58
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Rate of Illegal Tobacco Sales to Youth Increases in California

today released the California rate of illegal tobacco sales to minors, which has increased to the highest rate since 2008. The 2014 Youth Tobacco Purchase Survey found that illegal tobacco sales to minors at retail outlets occurred at a rate of 9.0 percen
California Department of Public Health
added Sep 3, 2014 11:56
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[USA] Tobacco in the US

Cigarette value sales continue to climb despite tumbling volume
Euromonitor International
added Sep 3, 2014 10:55
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Can China diminish its burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries by promoting health in its policies, practices, and incentives? [FREE FULL TEXT]

China is the world's largest consumer of tobacco. In 2010, an estimated 301 million people or 28·1% of adults (52·9% of men and 2·4% of women) aged 15 years and older were smokers,73, 74 with a particularly high rate in Chinese men aged 45—64 years (63·0
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:51
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New CDC Study Finds More Non-Smoking Kids Are Using E-Cigarettes, Shows Need for FDA to Quickly Finalize and Strengthen Regulations

It’s not surprising that youth use of e-cigarettes has gone up at the same time that e-cigarettes are being promoted using many of the same tactics long used to market regular cigarettes to kids. These include celebrity endorsements, slick TV and magazin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 25, 2014 18:21
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Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years

More than a quarter-million middle and high school students who were non-smokers say they used an electronic cigarette last year -- a threefold increase from 2011, a new U.S. study says.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 25, 2014 17:42
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More than a Quarter-million Youth who Had Never Smoked a Cigarette Used e-cigarettes in 2013

More than a quarter of a million youth who had never smoked a cigarette used electronic cigarettes in 2013, according to a CDC study published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. This number reflects a three-fold increase, from about 79,000 in
Health News Digest
added Aug 25, 2014 16:08
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