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Animated Map of Cancer Incidence in England, 1995-1997 to 2009-2011 26-Jun-2013 This animated map presents cancer incidence rates for England from 1995–1997 to 2009–2011. It allows users to explore incidence rates by local authority for males and females
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Jul 3, 2013 09:06

[Germany] Young Germans stub out cigarettes

The share of young Germans who smoke has dropped by more than half over the past decade, a government report released on Monday revealed. In 2001, 27.5 percent of Germans aged between 12 and 17 identified themselves as smokers – a figure that dropped
The (de)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:50

Smoking rate for adults declines

18% of U.S. adults are smoking, compared with 19% last year, but it's not clear why.
USA Today
added Jun 24, 2013 13:04

[Canada] Quebec smokers haven't been butting out

Anti-smoking activists say it is a public health catastrophe that Quebec's smoking rate has barely budged since 2003, despite the multiple restrictions placed on smoking over the past decade. New figures from Statistics Canada show the rate sits at 23.8
CJAD 800 AM (ca)
added Jun 20, 2013 20:07

VIDEO: Alabama fifth most smoker-friendly state

Despite no smoking signs and public smoking ordinances, Alabama is pretty welcoming of anyone looking to light up a smoke. Bloomberg looked at the number of smoking adults, excise taxes and states with no smoking legislation.
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Jun 20, 2013 19:40

Bloomberg: Alabama fifth most smoker-friendly state

Alabama's smoker friendly ranking was listed in a Bloomberg Best (And Worst) study. The online news organization stated that it based the rankings on the combined percentage of adults who smoke cigarettes every day or "some days," excise tax imposed on e
Birmingham (AL) Business Journal
added Jun 20, 2013 19:02

Bloomberg Best and Worst / Most Smoker-Friendly: States

Smokers have the most freedom in Kentucky, West Virginia and Mississippi
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2013 18:59

The case for a cigarette tax, in one graphic

Tobacco taxes are a proven strategy to reduce smoking, especially among younger people, and extend lives. As the graph shows, a 10 percent rise in cigarette prices will reduce smoking by 5-15 percent among people under age 18 and by 3-7 percent among adu
Washington Post
added Jun 20, 2013 15:47

[Canada] VIDEO: Number of smokers spikes in Windsor-Essex

According to the Canadian Community Health Survey released Monday, 20.3 per cent of the region's population smoked daily or occasionally in 2012. That's up from the 13.4 per cent that did so in 2011.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 19, 2013 02:33

US Adult Smoking Rate Drops To 18 Percent: Are Graphic Anti-Smoking Campaigns Getting Results?

The national smoking break was a welcomed finding by anti-smoking organizations, who have been recording and comparing data since the early 60s. When compared to the year 1965, during which 42.4 percent of Americans surveyed labeled themselves as smokers
Medical Daily
added Jun 18, 2013 13:26
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