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Efficacy of Pharmacotherapy for Smoking Cessation in Adolescent Smokers: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

The current meta-analysis suggests that pharmacotherapy can be considered as an aid for smoking cessation in the short-term period among adolescent smokers. However, further large RCTs are warranted to determine its long-term efficacy and safety.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 28, 2018 18:37
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Reduced-Risk Warnings versus the U.S. FDA-Mandated Addiction Warning: The Effects of E-Cigarette Warning Variations on Health Risk Perceptions

findings show that overall health risk perceptions and addiction risk perceptions based on the addiction warning are greater than risk perceptions based on the reduced-risk warnings. In contrast, specific disease-related risk perceptions, such as cancer a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 28, 2018 18:36
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SECOND YEAR IN A ROW - REYNOLDS AMERICAN CERTIFIED AS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK®

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its companies have been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® for a second year in a row.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Aug 28, 2018 18:30
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[California] ARCHIVE: Juul e-cigarettes and teens: 'Health problem of the decade'?

They take a hit, sucking on the device as they would a cigarette. Then, "they blow into their backpacks ... or into their sweater when the teacher isn't looking," said Elijah Luna, 16, a sophomore at Vista del Lago High School in Folsom, Calif., about 30
CNN
added Aug 28, 2018 15:02
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Juul Lawsuits Could Change e-Cigarette Marketing

The company has come under fire this week in the wake of three lawsuits alleging the devices have caused Juul users to become addicted to nicotine. One of the Juul lawsuits was filed by the parents of a 15-year-old boy who they claim is addicted to the v
CONSUMERSAFETY.ORG
added Aug 28, 2018 15:02
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[UK] Two thirds of smokers in Hartlepool using support services failing to quit

Just a third of the people using the NHS Stop Smoking Service in Hartlepool managed to quit, according to the latest figures. In the 12 months from April 2017 to March this year, 1,228 people in Hartlepool signed up with the NHS Stop Smoking Service and s
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:38
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[UK] Councillor slams ‘inappropriate’ investment in tobacco industry to fund local authority pension schemes

Tobacco barrons have been handed more than £30m in public money by town hall chiefs across Tyne and Wear – despite high profile efforts to combat smoking in the region. The Tyne and Wear Pension Fund - which is managed by South Tyneside Council - has £31.
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:36
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[Europe, UK] 15 and 16 year-olds are the most likely to take up cigarettes

Twice as many 11 to 15-year-old girls in Western Europe took up smoking in 2009 as in 1970. Scientists warn anti-smoking adverts need to be aimed at younger people because people who make it to 20 years old without smoking are 'very unlikely' to start
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 28, 2018 14:34
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Almost one in 20 U.S. adults now use e-cigarettes

Roughly 10.8 million American adults are currently using e-cigarettes, and more than half of them are under 35 years old... One in three e-cigarette users are vaping daily, researchers report in the Annals of Internal Medicine. “Electronic cigarette use
Reuters
added Aug 28, 2018 14:27
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Prevalence and Distribution of E-Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016

E-cigarette use is common, especially in younger adults, LGBT persons, current cigarette smokers, and persons with comorbid conditions. The prevalence of use differs across states. These contemporary estimates may inform researchers, health care policyma
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Aug 28, 2018 14:25
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