The same report shows an increase in smoking among young adults (18 to 24). Not statistically significant, but definitely a trend in the wrong direction, and it looks like no reduction in this group over the past 5 years (Chart from the report below).
Gulp! https://t.co/aD5RMMF7rN https://t.co/cUYOdnWy5T
Between 2007 and 2019, smoking prevalence in the 16/17-year-old age group fell from 23.3% to 7.8%.
The population of smokers in this age group fell by 66.5% between 2007 and 2019, the biggest decline of any age group.
Find out more in our new report: https://t.co/7tGdZ9UBE6 https://t.co/LUPaeond8o
Canadian regulators do not restrict tobacco industry pricing strategies for vaping products. This is a problem that can be fixed. (over to you, @GovCanHealth)
‘Give ‘em the vape, sell ‘em the pods’: razor-and-blades methods of pod e-cigarette pricing https://t.co/bIQEeFUtf2
Sweden's Inquiry into Tobacco came back with recommendation to ban on flavours in e-cigarette liquids. Government goals are shifting to ending nicotine use, not just tobacco use. Bravo! https://t.co/dXdHKptyv1
Utredningsförslag; om oreglerade nikotinprod (tobak) Förslaget= översiktlig info i regerings ANTDSstrategi förra https://t.co/R7BWQPYI5f nu upp för lobbying av näringen plus deras vänner m syfte; alla grader av försämring av försl https://t.co/fgy27Z9Cqm #Barn #Tobak #Folkhälsa https://t.co/252dpgwRle
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