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For Smoking Cessation, Money Whispers Louder than Nicotine Replacement

smokers offered up to $600 to remain tobacco-free for 6 months were significantly more successful than those given free access to conventional cessation aids or to e-cigarettes. But in absolute terms, the efforts were all wildly unsuccessful..."offering
MedPage Today
added May 24, 2018 15:06
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ARCHIVE: Flavored e-cigarette liquids and cinnamaldehyde impair respiratory innate immune cell function

We conclude that cinnamaldehyde has the potential to impair respiratory immune cell function, illustrating an immediate need for further toxicological evaluation of chemical flavoring agents to inform regulation governing their use in e-liquid formulation
American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.
added May 24, 2018 15:05
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[UK] Beware the cinnamon e-cig! Scientists warn of the dangers of vaping this particular spice

Scientists in the US carried out tests in which they exposed human airway cells to cinnamon-flavoured liquid and spray from one of the latest e-cigarettes. They found that the spice chemical cinnamaldehyde impaired the movement of tiny hair-like cilia t
The Mirror (uk)
added May 24, 2018 15:03
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Money a better motivator to stop smoking than free e-cigs or quit aids

Providing free electronic cigarettes or other stop-smoking products to employees to get them to give up real cigarettes is less effective than the threat of taking away a cash reward for quitting, according to a new study that weighs the effectiveness of
Reuters
added May 24, 2018 15:02
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A Pragmatic Trial of E-Cigarettes, Incentives, and Drugs for Smoking Cessation

financial incentives added to free cessation aids resulted in a higher rate of sustained smoking abstinence than free cessation aids alone. Among smokers who received usual care (information and motivational text messages), the addition of free cessation
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added May 24, 2018 15:01
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Cigarette smoke directly impairs skeletal muscle function through capillary regression and altered myofiber calcium kinetics in mice

These data suggest that cigarette smoke components may impair hind limb muscle vascular structure, fatigue resistance and myofiber calcium handling, and these changes ultimately affect contractile efficiency of locomotor muscles independent of a change in
Journal of Physiology
added May 24, 2018 15:00
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Cigarette smoke directly damages muscles in the body

cigarette smoke directly damages muscles by reducing the number of blood vessels in leg muscles, thereby reducing the amount of oxygen and nutrients they can receive. This can impact metabolism and activity levels, both of which are risk factors for many
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 24, 2018 14:56
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Sensory analysis of characterising flavours: evaluating tobacco product odours using an expert panel [FREE FULL TEXT]

An expert panel was successfully trained to assess characterising odours in cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco. This method could be applied to other product types such as e-cigarettes. Regulatory decisions on the choice of reference products and signif
Tobacco Control
added May 24, 2018 07:37
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[Montana] Hamilton vape shop owner protests new ban policy

The co-owner of Freedom Vapes is challenging a board of health decision to prohibit electronic nicotine delivery devices in indoor public buildings. Ron Marshall said his establishment isn't selling tobacco products. The board of health last week voted t
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added May 24, 2018 07:35
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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