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[UK] Smoking among teenagers falls after ban ($$)

Smoking bans in the UK have reduced the number of teenagers taking up the habit by a fifth. Research by the University of Glasgow on the impact of the ban on smoking in public places has shown that it has stopped a significant number of young people from
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 25, 2016 03:51
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Lung Cancer Deaths Soar in China’s Steel Country, Report Says

s a chief cause. Other factors may also be important. Smoking rates in China, at least among males, are far higher than in many countries, including the United States. Chinese men, who constitute about a tenth of the world’s population, smoke one-third o
New York Times
added Feb 19, 2016 15:42
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[UK] E-cigarettes being used by 2.2m as trend for fewer smokers continues

More than two million people in Britain now use electronic cigarettes, although 59% also smoke regular cigarettes alongside, new figures suggest. Estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed there are 2.2 million current e-cigarette
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 18, 2016 16:24
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Pregnant women should NOT use e-cigarettes: Devices could be ‘worse for a baby’s health than tobacco smoke’

Women who switch to e-cigarettes when pregnant may be unwittingly damaging their unborn baby, scientists have warned. The devices harm learning, memory, co-ordination and behaviour, it is feared. Even fertility may be cut, the world’s leading science con
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 16:02
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New York Today: Making It Official

On this day, in 1908...City Council passed the Sullivan Ordinance, which...made it illegal for anyone managing or owning “a public place”...to allow women to smoke...vetoed two weeks later by Mayor McClellan...one woman did get arrested...Katie Mulcahey.
New York Times
added Jan 21, 2016 15:38
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[UK-Scotland] New study finds financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking are highly cost-effective

The scientific journal Addiction has today published the first cost-effectiveness analysis of financial incentives to help pregnant women stop smoking. The report found that financial incentives are highly cost-effective, with an incremental cost-effectiv
EurekAlert
added Nov 12, 2015 14:44
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School personnel smoking, school-level policies, and adolescent smoking in low- and middle-income countries

the link between personnel and teacher smoking on school grounds, and student smoking in 62 low-income and middle-income countries...Low-income and middle-income countries may reduce smoking among young people by banning smoking for teachers and school pe
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2015 08:22
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[Asia] Contrasting male and female trends in tobacco-attributed mortality in China: evidence from successive nationwide prospective cohort studies [FREE FULL TEXT]

the annual number of deaths in China that are caused by tobacco will rise from about 1 million in 2010 to 2 million in 2030 and 3 million in 2050, unless there is widespread cessation.
The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 9, 2015 08:27
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Cancer Still the Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Hispanics: Report

lung cancer is now the leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women overall. However, since Hispanic women have traditionally smoked less, lung cancer deaths are 70 percent lower among Hispanic women than among white women. In 2014, 8 percent of Hispani
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 16, 2015 15:52
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Americans make progress against some health risks, but obesity and smoking cause more deaths

Smoking was the number-one individual risk factor associated with US deaths in 2013 – up from number two in 1990 – contributing to 443,824 American deaths. This increase was largely fueled by changing patterns of behavior among American women. Smoking’s
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
added Sep 11, 2015 00:38
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