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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ‘Kiddy packs’ won’t cut illegal cigarette trade, says anti-smoking group

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) president Dr Molly Cheah said today there is no evidence to prove that “kiddie packs” can help fight the illicit tobacco business. “This is rubbish. Fighting the illegal cigarette market and reintroducing ‘kid
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jan 20, 2018 16:37
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Temporal Trends of Sources of Cigarettes among U.S. High School Students: 2001-2015

Patterns of high school student access to cigarettes have changed from 2001 to 2015, with access from “some other way” becoming more prevalent. The differences in cigarette acquisition by age, sex, race/ethnicity, and smoking frequency highlight the impo
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 20, 2018 16:36
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Smoking Rate Among U.S. Adults Remains at 15%

The smoking rate among adults has dropped precipitously during the last 5 decades, from a high of around 43% in the mid-1960s to the current rate of 15.5%. But for the first time in a decade in 2016, the rate at which adults smoked cigarettes inched upw
MedPage Today
added Jan 20, 2018 16:34
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Smoking status and survival among a national cohort of lung and colorectal cancer patients

Among both LC and CRC patients, current smokers at diagnosis have higher mortality than never-smokers. This effect should be further studied in the context of tumor biology. However, smoking cessation around the time of diagnosis did not affect survival
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 20, 2018 16:32
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[New York] Are Smoking Bans About to Get a Boost?

But there is widespread speculation that the new law will give momentum to a trend that has been building or several years – the move by co-op and condo boards to impose building-wide bans that prohibit smoking inside apartments and in private outdoor sp
Habitat Magazine
added Jan 20, 2018 16:05
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American Lung Association in Georgia to offer ‘quit smoking’ support to residents of public housing

Through the Smoking Cessation for Low Income Housing Residents initiative, the Lung Association will work with Public Housing Agencies and other local partners to provide smokers wanting to quit access to proven-effective tobacco cessation services such a
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Jan 20, 2018 16:04
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[UK] Hypnotherapist to the stars Max Kirsten launches quit smoking app that also improves your sex life

The award-winning British addiction therapist famous for helping celebrities including Adele, Tom Hardy and Ewan McGregor says his app, which costs half the price of a packet of cigarettes, helps improve fertility, performance and stamina in the bedroom.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58
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[Australia] 'I'm finally done!' Ruby Rose quits smoking as she's forced to use a wheelchair and cane after back surgery... after being spotted puffing on a cigarette just days ago

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58
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[Australia] 'No wonder we Aboriginal people can't get ahead': Indigenous politician says paying respect to elders and smoking ceremonies are 'bulls*** rituals'

'All the "Welcome to Country", all the "Smoking Ceremonies" and all the made up bulls*** rituals about "pay our respects to elders past and present" is just one big lie. 'Shame shame shame.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58
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[UK] Ask the pharmacist: My teenager has started smoking - is he too young for nicotine replacement therapy?

The longer you smoke, the greater the damage to your health, so clearly, it's important your son gives up as soon as he can. Nicotine replacement patches, gum, strips and lozenges can be used from the age of 12. They're normally taken for three months.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 20, 2018 15:58
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