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A Systematic Review of Smoking Cessation Interventions for Adults in Substance Abuse Treatment or Recovery

NRT, behavioral support, and combination approaches appear to increase smoking abstinence in those treated for substance use disorders. Higher quality studies are required to strengthen the evidence base.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 27, 2015 09:53
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Anti-Smoking Policies Work: With Cigarette Smoking On The Decline, Those Who Remain Want To Quit

As smoking declines, public health researchers assume more of the remaining smokers are hardened — unwilling or unable to quit. A new study from UCSF finds the exact opposite is true. Each one percent decline in the number of smokers came with a 0.6 per
Medical Daily
added Jun 26, 2015 12:22
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[Europe, USA] With More People Quitting Smoking, Do We Need E-Cigarettes?

results bring into question the practice of harm reduction, a public health approach for tobacco control in use since the 1970s... "The fundamental thing is that harm reduction is wrong," says Dr. Stanton Glantz..."It's not an irrational idea, but it's ju
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:37
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As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study

those who still light up are becoming less attached to the habit and more likely to try quitting, a new study has found. These findings run counter to the theory of "hardening," which has held that as smoking rates decline those who still smoke will be i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 25, 2015 20:11
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[Europe, USA] As Smoking Declines, More Are Likely to Quit: New Study Casts Doubt on the Value of Promoting e-Cigarettes

Tobacco control policies should continue to move the population down these softening curves rather than changing policies to promote new forms of nicotine delivery, especially ones like e-cigarettes that are very appealing to children.”
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:40
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[Europe, USA] As smoking declines, more are likely to quit

Smokeless tobacco and, more recently, e-cigarettes have been promoted as a harm reduction strategy for smokers who are "unable or unwilling to quit."...based on the assumption that as smoking declines overall, only those who cannot quit will remain. A new
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:35
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[Europe] The smoking population in the USA and EU is softening not hardening

It has been argued...the smokers that remain include higher proportions of those who are unwilling or unable to quit...Consistent with prior research using different data and methods, these population-level results reject the hypothesis of hardening as s
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2015 09:34
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What’s Hookah, And Is It Healthier Than Smoking A Cigarette?

But considering the kinds of toxic chemicals lurking within that sweet-smelling smoke, getting hooked on hookah may not be so attractive after all.
American Chemical Society
added Jun 24, 2015 16:25
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[Hawaii] PHILLIPS: BANNING E-CIGARETTES MIGHT BE MORE PRESSING THAN RAISING THE LEGAL SMOKING AGE

no matter how good cotton candy vaping tastes like, it still contains nicotine, just as regular cigarettes do and it still contains chemicals that are very bad news for your body, since they have carcinogenic effects themselves. So, instead of introducin
Wall Street Hedge
added Jun 24, 2015 16:20
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Who's Addicted To What? The First Worldwide Guide

in the June edition of the journal Addiction. The researchers collected data on how many people use alcohol, tobacco and drugs, how often they use it and the harm it does....More than a billion people, or 20 percent of the human race, smoke tobacco...."W
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 23, 2015 17:38
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