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[Finland] Fewer Finns taking up smoking

Research showed that smoking is less prevalent among men of working age, women, and boys and girls under the age of 18 than it was in years gone by. Women are now smoking at the same level they were in the early 1980s. In 2011, almost one in five Finns h
Icenews (is)
added Nov 3, 2013 22:57

More than 40 percent of middle and high schoolers who smoke use flavored little cigars or flavored cigarettes

More than two out of every five middle and high school students who smoke report using either flavored little cigars or flavored cigarettes, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published in the Journal of Adolescent He
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Oct 22, 2013 14:48

Flavored small cigars found popular with teens

About 1 in 30 middle and high school pupils said they smoke the compact, sweet-flavored cigars. The percentages rise as students get older, to nearly 1 in 12 high school seniors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2013 09:15

[Canada] Flavoured tobacco is hooking our kids into the habit, study shows

While chewing tobacco is hardly new, a recently released study found students in Grades 6 to 12 are getting hooked by flavouring in tobacco. According to a study released by the University of Waterloo, 46% of 117,000 students surveyed in 2010-2011 used
Sun News Network (ca)
added Oct 20, 2013 16:29

[New York] I-Team: E-Cigarettes, Used to Smoke Marijuana, Spark New Concerns

More and more, people are smoking marijuana out of e-cigarettes and vapor pens -- right out in the open with little or no fear of getting caught, users and experts say.
added Oct 10, 2013 23:29

Plan for a ‘tobacco free Ireland’ published

A plan to reduce the prevalence of smoking in Ireland to less than 5 per cent of the population by 2025 has been published by Minister for Health James Reilly. Tobacco Free Ireland recommends introducing legislation to prohibit smoking within the campus
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 5, 2013 21:26


Part 1: How Big Tobacco bought Eastern Europe with sex, smuggling, and cheap cigarettes. Eastern Europe’s most exclusive teen dance parties are shrouded in an air of almost Masonic secrecy. Or so I learn when I call up the national headquarters of the c
added Sep 26, 2013 01:10

E-cigarette Sales Surpass $1 Billion As Big Tobacco Moves In

“If the technology continues to innovate the way that it has been, in 10-15 years from now, we are the replacement to big tobacco,” says Andries Verleur, CEO and co-founder of e-cigarette maker V2 Cigs. By now, you’ve probably seen someone puffing on an
added Sep 20, 2013 18:11

New tobacco rule in Arizona bans sale of e-cigs to minors

Two separate pieces of tobacco-related legislation go into effect today in Arizona. One new law prevents the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, while the other gives civil and criminal penalties for the unlawful use of a roll-your-own tobacco machine. Senat
KVOA NBC 4 (Tucson, AZ)
added Sep 14, 2013 08:46

Florida Sets Example for the Nation in Cutting High School Smoking to Under 9 Percent

two things perfectly clear. First, it is powerful affirmation that we know how to reduce smoking and other tobacco use by implementing proven strategies, ... Second, it demonstrates to other states and the entire nation that we can drive down youth smokin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 6, 2013 17:19
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