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[Asia, Singapore] More smokers, but fewer smoking tobacco products

National Health Survey (NHS) 2010 found that smoking prevalence has increased from 12.6 per cent in 2004 to 14.3 per cent in 2010. The increase was especially significant for smokers aged 18 to 29 -- from 12.3 per cent in 2004 to 16.3 per cent in 2010.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 18, 2014 14:43

[Canada] Day 216: The one-question questionnaire

The days have been extended as part of an agreement to take only three more days to finish the industry's critique of the plaintiffs' expert epidemiologist, Jack Siemiatycki. That leaves one and a half (long) days each for the second (Mr. Kenneth Mundt)
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 18, 2014 10:08

[Swaziland] Stakeholders meet to formulate Tobacco Control Policy

OFFICERS and other stakeholders met yesterday at the Royal Swazi Convention Centre with the purpose of deliberating on Tobacco and Trade. The five-day workshop will also see the formulation of a National Tobacco Control Policy and Regulations. As a sign
Swazi Observer (sz)
added Mar 18, 2014 09:25

[Canada] Day 215: Headlong into year 3! .....

It was two years ago today that courtroom 17.09 was filled to the rafters with those who had come to see the opening of this historic event. Today, there was an over-flow crowd on the lawyers' benches ahead of the bar,
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 18, 2014 01:48

[Canada] Day 214: Individuation.

Statistician Mr. Laurentius Marais made clear that he thinks it is impossible to use epidemiology to decide whether a smoker with cancer can be considered more likely than not to have become ill as a result of smoking, no matter how much he or she smoked
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 18, 2014 01:46

[Denmark] Danes drinking and smoking less

the number of people who said they smoked on a daily basis fell from almost 21 per cent to 17 per cent during the same period.
Icenews (is)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:30

In U.S., Smoking Rate Lowest in Utah, Highest in Kentucky

While smoking rates declined in nearly all states from 2008 ... the states with the top 10 highest and lowest smoking rates are largely the same as they were six years ago. Nationally, the smoking rate fell to 19.7% in 2013 from 21.1% in 2008.
Gallup Organization
added Mar 13, 2014 17:05

[Wisconsin] How American singles feel about love, dating and cigarettes [Infographic] and Pfizer Inc teamed up to conduct a survey asking members what they think about dating, smoking and their preferences in a potential partner. The survey provided insights for a new program, “We Heart Quitters,” aimed at helping peopl
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Mar 11, 2014 14:45

Allen Carr's Easyway To Stop Smoking (also Alcohol, Drugs, Debt, Weight, Gambling): Shocking new e-cigarette study! The e-cigarette time bomb... 84% (eighty four per cent) of UK e-cigarette users still smoke!

A key finding of the survey was that a staggering 84% (eighty four per cent) of e-cigarette users regularly continue to smoke cigarettes as well as use e-cigarettes. This is particularly worrying as nearly half of e-cigarette users surveyed (47%) indica
Business Wire
added Mar 11, 2014 14:03

[UK] 12% of mothers in England smoke throughout pregnancy

The number of mothers in England known to smoke right up until their due date is 12 per cent, 1 per cent over the 2015 target set by the government's Tobacco Control Plan in 2011. The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) figures, published
The Information Daily (formerly eGov monitor - A Policy Dialogue Platform) (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 11:46
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