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9 reasons why many people started smoking in the past

we take a look at some of the weird reasons people started smoking back in the day. 1. Torches of freedom Before the 1920s, women who smoked were seen as immoral. Smoking a cigarette and the various techniques used to smoke were seen as a display of mas
Health 24 (za)
added Jul 3, 2018 20:27
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U.S. teens may smoke hookah because `everyone else is doing it'

More than half of U.S. teens overestimate how often their peers smoke hookah, and a new study suggests this makes them more than nine times more likely to try it themselves. “Adolescence is a critical developmental stage when youth are under pressure to
Reuters
added Jul 4, 2018 04:20
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Smoking drops dramatically over a decade for New Mexico high school students

According to data from the 2017 New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey, youth cigarette smoking has dropped from 24.2 percent in 2007 to nearly one in ten, or 10.6 percent, New Mexico high school students in 2017. Usage rates for other tobacco produ
Ruidoso (NM) News
added Jul 4, 2018 03:06
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Tobacco Consequences in Youth Living With HIV

The journal AIDS and Behavior published a study in HIV patients between 13 and 24 years old, finding daily tobacco use significantly decreases durable viral suppression.... supports the hypothesis that tobacco smoking has direct physiological effects on
Pharmacy Times
added Jul 3, 2018 17:22
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[UK] Semi-naked women are being used to promote dangerous shisha on social media and turning hookah addiction into a 'badge of honour', study finds

Sexual social media posts are promoting dangerous shisha, new research suggests. Out of more than 11,500 Instagram posts at any one time, nearly all advocate hookah, with just 0.4 percent highlighting its health risks, a US study found.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 16:28
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what is your state doing about tobacco?

These are just a few examples from our state fact sheets, which highlight the most up-to-date information on each state. They include cigarette, cigar, smokeless and e-cigarette use rates for adults and high school students, state funding for prevention
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 3, 2018 08:34
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Kids using discreet 'vaping' devices to smoke in school: Study

Los Angeles: A discreet gadget, supposed to help grownups quit smoking, has landed in the hands of high school children, who suck on nicotine vapours in classrooms, a study has found. The gadget called JUUL is little bigger than a pack of gum. The study
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 2, 2018 20:47
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[Wisconsin] Identifying Disparities and Policy Needs with the STARS Surveillance Tool

The Standardized Tobacco Assessment for Retail Settings (STARS) tool...allowed for identification of previously undocumented disparities in the tobacco point-of-sale environment in Milwaukee and facilitated discussion about possible policy inter-ventions
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Aug 7, 2018 17:07
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes and youth smoking: be alert but not alarmed [FREE FULL TEXT]

In determining how we respond to research on youth vaping and smoking, we need to consider the whole population (youth and adults) and longer term goals, such as a cigarette endgame. The goal of policy making should be to achieve the optimal regulatory b
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 21:13
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 21:10
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