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what’s the harm in hookah? how risk misperceptions relate to rising use

Truth Initiative® researchers surveyed more than 7,500 young people, ages 15 to 21 years old, over two years to examine the role hookah harm perceptions and other factors have in increasing hookah use over time. Participants answered questions about hooka
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:21
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[New Jersey] Move to raise age for N.J. tobacco sales to 21 gains momentum again

A state Assembly panel voted Thursday to raise the age for tobacco product purchases in New Jersey from 19 to 21, a move that will cost the state nearly $16 million in tax revenue. The 7-3 vote of the Assembly Appropriations Committee sends the bill to t
NJ.com
added Jun 2, 2017 17:50
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In Utero Tobacco Exposure Can Lead to Executive Function Issues in Adolescents

the study is the first to look at the long-term impact on students in a high school setting and demonstrates the importance of providing more evidence-based smoking cessation programs to women of childbearing age and pregnant women.
Boston Medical Center
added Jun 2, 2017 20:56
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[Australia] Parents and grandparents are BIGGER drug-takers than teenagers, according to new research (and they are smoking and drinking more too)

those who have never smoked rising from 95 per cent in 2013 to 98 per cent in 2016. In comparison, Australians aged 40-49 years old are the highest age bracket for daily smokers, at 22 per cent. The age when young people are trying alcohol and cigarett
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:05
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Cheaper cigarettes, roll-your-own tobacco slows smoking’s downward spiral

the first time in two decades that a statistically significant fall was not recorded. There are several factors likely to be responsible for the previously brake-less downward slide in smoking. Long-time campaigners Mike Daube and Todd Harper have set o
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:28
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[Asia] WHO China launches smoke-free campaign targeting youth

(WHO) started a "smoke-free generation" media campaign in Beijing Thursday targeting young Chinese. China is in the grip of a national tobacco epidemic, and children are most susceptible with cigarettes portrayed as fashionable and alluring in popular cu
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 2, 2017 18:03
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia tobacco bill would open tap for ads aimed at kids, health official says

A proposed Indonesian tobacco law will roll back regulations to discourage smoking in a country that already has one of the highest smoking rates in the world and open the floodgates to advertising aimed at teenagers, a health ministry official said. If
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2017 17:00
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[Asia] Smoking cost Israeli economy NIS 13b in 2016

A report by the Minister of Health about smoking in 2016 was published today, shedding light on the extent of smoking in Israel among various population groups. The report also addresses the economic aspects of smoking. According to the report, 22.7% of
Globes/Israel's Business Arena
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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[Africa] Nigeria introduces 9 new regulations to limit tobacco use (FULL LIST)

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act that would be implemented by the federal government. The National Tobacco Control Act was signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jona
Premium Times (ng)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[Africa, Ghana] Ministry of Health outdoors Legislative Instrument on Tobacco control

A legislative Instrument (LI) to control the use of Tobacco in Ghana, has been launched by the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service at a ceremony to commemorate the 2017 World No-Tobacco Day in Accra.
ghanabusinessnews.com (gh)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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