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[Australia] Nation's smoking hot spots revealed

has the highest smoking rate in Australia, with 28 per cent of adults lighting up at least once a day, according to new data. Adults in Sydney's north shore and beaches have the cleanest lungs, with only 6 per cent smoking daily, according to a National
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 00:53

CDC - Fact Sheet - Youth and Tobacco Use

Smoking and smokeless tobacco use are initiated and established primarily during adolescence.1,2,3 In fact, 88% of adult smokers who smoke daily report that they started smoking by the age of 18 years.1,2,3 Current cigarette smoking among middle school
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 24, 2013 18:41

NEW TOBACCO PRODUCTS: FDA Needs to Set Time Frames for Its Review Process (PDF)

Report to the Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S. Senate
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Oct 24, 2013 12:18

U.S. GAO - New Tobacco Products: FDA Needs to Set Time Frames for Its Review Process

the Secretary of Health and Human Services should direct the Commissioner of FDA to establish performance measures that include time frames for making final decisions on SE submissions and Exemption from SE submissions.
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Oct 24, 2013 11:53

[UK] Heart attack death rates halve from 2001-12 but cancer mortalities rise

Ischaemic or coronary heart disease was the biggest cause of death, killing 40,557 people in 2012, followed by lung cancer, which caused more than 30,000 deaths ... Better diets, reduced smoking especially after the ban in public areas, and more prompt a
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2013 10:00


The TIM Africa regional report is intended to provide a snapshot of the TI behaviors in terms of common activities and tactics, compare actions and make recommendations on how to counter the TI interference (TI interference) in the region. This report wi
Centre For Tobacco Control in Africa (ug)
added Oct 16, 2013 18:25

[Indonesia] Cigarette smoking? It’s all in your mind, minister says

in a country that is ranked as the sixth largest tobacco producer in the world, the issue is more complex. The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) Indonesia Report 2011 said that the proportion of adult male smokers in Indonesia had increased to 67.4 perc
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 16, 2013 03:55

Alaska Youth Risk Behavior Survey Trends 2003-2013: Preliminary Highlights (PDF)

Some risks were significantly lower in 2013 than in 2007 among traditional high school students, including: . . . ••Percentages on tobacco use measures (e.g., any tobacco use in the past year: 24% in 2007; 17% in 2013)
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
added Oct 16, 2013 01:53

[Canada] Why doctors are raising the alarm over e-cigarettes

even as medical researchers and tobacco-industry scientists debate their merits as a smoking-cessation device, e-cigarettes have become a hit among North American youth. The sale and marketing of e-cigarettes is illegal in Canada, but aficionados say cont
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 11, 2013 11:55

How Russian lifestyles are affecting the nation's healthcare

a third of the Russian adult population currently smokes, compared with 25 per cent in the EU and 19 per cent in the US. Again, men make up the majority of the smoking population in Russia, with 46 per cent of Russian men saying they smoke compared with 2
PMLiVE (PM Group) (uk)
added Oct 7, 2013 17:30
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