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Electronic Cigarette Use among Working Adults — United States, 2014

Overall, 3.8 percent of US working adults use e-cigarettes. Prevalence of use varies by sociodemographic characteristics, by industry, and by occupation. An estimated 5.5 million working Americans currently use electronic cigarettes (e-cigs). Data from
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 9, 2016 18:00

The relationship between smoking and cancer is well established. To understand the opportunities for cancer prevention that lie within tobacco control, we’re highlighting the key facts about tobacco and cancer.

Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:43

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Cigarette Smoking Among Urban American Indian Adults — Hennepin and Ramsey Counties, Minnesota, 2011 (PDF)

Among American Indians surveyed in Hennepin and Ramsey counties, Minnesota, 59% were current smokers, and 19% were former smokers. Smoking was most common among persons aged 25–44 years (72%). Reports of secondhand smoke exposure were high, including
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Jun 2, 2016 19:44

Plain packaging of tobacco products: EVIDENCE, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION (PDF) (86pp)

this publication is divided into four parts. Part 1 first defines the concept of plain packaging and distinguishes it from other packaging and labelling measures. In doing so, it also identifies those provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2016 21:06

Mapped: The countries that smoke the most cigarettes

As with alcohol consumption, Eastern European countries dominate. Montenegro, where 4,124.53 cigarettes are smoked per adult per year, according to 2014 figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO), is the top of the pile, while Belarus, Macedonia,
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 31, 2016 19:58

[Canada] Plain Packaging – International Overview (PDF)

Plain packaging was implemented in Australia in 2012, has been adopted in France and the United Kingdom for implementation May 20, 2016, has been adopted in Ireland awaiting commencement date, and is under formal consideration in Norway, Hungary, Slovenia
Canadian Cancer Society
added May 30, 2016 14:54

[Asia-pacific] SEATCA Tobacco Packaging and Labelling Index (PDF) (44pp)

This SEATCA Tobacco and Packaging Index provides a detailed review of the current status of packaging and labelling requirements in ASEAN countries according to the recommendations of the FCTC Article 11 Guidelines. The first of its kind, this index ackno
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added May 29, 2016 16:05

CDC: Smoke Is Clearing in U.S.

Over the last 6 years, smoking rates have fallen by 27% and bringing the decline in the previous five decades to 64%. In 1965 -- the first year that smoking prevalence data were collected -- 42.4% of adults in the U.S. smoked cigarettes. Close to one in
MedPage Today
added May 26, 2016 14:10

Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on data from the national health interview survey 2015: Current smoking (PDF)

. The percentage of current cigarette smokers was higher for men (16.7%) than for women (13.6%). . The percentage of former cigarette smokers was higher for men (25.0%) than for women (18.9%). . The percentage of those who had never smoked cigarettes w
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 25, 2016 14:54

Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2015 National Health Interview Survey (PDF) (120 pp)

• For 2015, the percentage of adults aged 18 and over who were current cigarette smokers was 15.1% (95% confidence interval = 14.46%–15.72%), which was lower than the 2014 estimate of 16.8%. • The prevalence of current cigarette smoking among U.S. ad
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added May 24, 2016 23:11
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