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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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LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being / Significant differences seen in financial and physical well-being elements

A variety of factors could contribute to LGBT women's disproportionately lower physical well-being. A recent analysis of the 2013 National Health Interview Survey reported higher levels of smoking and alcohol consumption among LGB women than among non-LG
Gallup Organization
added Aug 25, 2014 09:01
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Stability of smoking status in the US population: a longitudinal investigation

From 2001 to 2005, smoking status was extremely stable in the US population. Specific gender, race and educational groups need increased prevention and intervention efforts.
Addiction
added Aug 22, 2014 10:33
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[UK] Smokers in Manchester 'least successful' at kicking habit - Manchester Evening News

But only 3,764 people later reported to NHS anti-smoking chiefs that they had actually been successful. It means that less than one in five people gave up cigarettes - the lowest rate in the country.
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:17
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[UK] Smokers turn their backs on NHS as they opt for e-cigarettes to help quit smoking

The number of people turning to the NHS for help to stop smoking has fallen for the second year in a row... Anti-smoking campaigners suggested that this may be because more smokers are turning to electronic cigarettes to help them quit. This is also the
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 16:30
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Q&A: The Hidden Costs of Tobacco Debt

capital appreciation bonds....are now likely to default. And that could force governments to pony up even more of their future tobacco windfall to investors — money that could otherwise benefit taxpayers. How did it all happen? Here are answers to some b
North Denver (CO) News
added Aug 19, 2014 07:32
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