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Although cigarette use has decreased within the United States, the promotion of smokeless tobacco has increased... In 2014, 3.3 percent of people aged 12 or older, or an estimated 8.7 million people, used smokeless tobacco in the past month. Males were mo
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:39

Many Young Americans Using Snuff, Chewing Tobacco

An analysis of SAMHSA data from 2002 to 2014 found that nearly 9 million Americans (3.3 percent) reported using smokeless tobacco in the past month. This includes chewing tobacco, dip, snus and snuff -- generally, these forms are held in the mouth. Abou
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 16, 2017 14:35

22nd Century Meets with FDA on Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application for World’s Lowest Nicotine Tobacco Cigarettes

the Company will now move forward with a significantly expanded Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application with the CTP/FDA for the Company’s BRAND A Very Low Nicotine (VLN) cigarettes. “We believe BRAND A VLN cigarettes will prove invaluable in dr
Business Wire
added Jun 16, 2017 14:32
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PMI Statement: Collaboration with the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) reaches conclusion

has helped PMI develop a better understanding...Acknowledging and acting on the societal harm caused by our products is central to our human rights commitment and to our vision for a smoke-free future to replace cigarettes with smoke-free products.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:26

[Estonia, Sweden] On the hunt for contraband cigarettes

the Tax and Customs Board (MTA) has managed to reduce the market share of contraband cigarettes by half...The following is an account of one of their most successful operations—involving a contraband cigarette factory in Tartu County.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:20

Adult smoking habits in the UK: 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

1. Main points In 2016, of all adult survey respondents in the UK, 15.8% smoked which equates to around 7.6 million in the population. Of the constituent countries, 15.5% of adults in England smoked; for Wales, this figure was 16.9%; Scotland, 17.7% and
Office for National Statistics
added Jun 16, 2017 13:54

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey results

[FDA] has invested heavily in compelling, science-based campaigns to educate youth about the dangers of tobacco use...We plan to build on these vital efforts to reduce tobacco-related disease and death.
PR Newswire
added Jun 16, 2017 00:17

[Europe] Comparative price levels for food, beverages and tobacco

Price levels for food, beverages and tobacco vary considerably across the EU Member States...For tobacco the highest prices were observed in the United Kingdom (202 % of the EU average), while the lowest were recorded in Bulgaria (51 %).
European Commission - Trade (be)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13

[UK] Statistics on Smoking England: 2017 (PDF)

•There were estimated to be around 474 thousand hospital admissions attributable to smoking, which was an increase from 458 thousand in 2005/06. •As a proportion of all admissions, this has fallen to 4% from 6% in 2005/06. Deaths (2015) •There were
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 21:02

[UK] Statistics on Smoking, England - 2017 [NS]

The report aims to present a broad picture of health issues relating to smoking in England and covers topics such as smoking prevalence, habits, behaviours and attitudes among adults and school children, smoking-related ill health and mortality and smokin
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 21:00
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