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[Virginia] CASEY: Bike fix-it man mixes cycling with anti-smoking advocacy

John Smiley, 75, doubts he'd be with us today if he hadn't quit a three-pack-a-day habit in 1983. He spreads his anti-tobacco fervor at Smiley's Bikeworks, behind The Green Goat bar and grill in Wasena, where rehabbed two-wheelers are very affordable. Re
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jun 21, 2018 13:49
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[New York] Quitting Smoking Ups Drug Rehab Success, Study Shows

“I think if I would have quit smoking sooner, I would have woken up sooner to the fact that I was an addict,”.... There is research that concurs. Experts say tobacco dependence is a chronic addictive disease. A 2017 study by researchers at Columbia Unive
Long Island (NY) Press
added Jun 22, 2018 20:38
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[Illinois] American Lung Association and Mental Health America Partner to Support Residents in Smokefree Public Housing Transition

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the project will support public housing residents who are living with behavioral health issues, such as mental illness and substance use disorders, as all federally-owned public housing transiti
PR Newswire
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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Craving to Quit: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Smartphone app-based Mindfulness Training for Smoking Cessation

our findings provide preliminary evidence that mindfulness training via smartphone app may help lessen the association between craving and smoking, an effect that may be meaningful to support quitting in the longer-term.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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Could Restricting Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Do More Harm Than Good?

MedicalResearch.com: What are the main findings? Response: Our research shows that if people use a lower nicotine strength, they report that it’s less satisfying and, because they are trying to increase their nicotine intake, they tend to puff more and
MedicalResearch.com
added Jun 19, 2018 03:28
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Gender differences in negative affect during acute tobacco abstinence differ between African American and White adult cigarette smokers

negative affect during acute tobacco abstinence may be a clinically important and intervenable factor that can inform cessation interventions specifically for Non-Hispanic White women smokers. Further empirical exploration of mechanisms underlying interac
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:25
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Nondaily Smokers’ Changes in Cigarette Consumption With Very Low-Nicotine-Content Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Switching to VLNCCs caused substantial smoking reduction among [nondaily intermittent smokers] but did not significantly increase abstinence. Response to a VLNCC intervention suggests that nicotine-seeking motivates ITS’ smoking.
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:12
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Truth Initiative Collaborating with GfK MRI, Acxiom to Elevate Targeting, Activation, Verification for Anti-Opioid Campaign

Data analysts and researchers from Acxiom, GfK MRI, and Truth Initiative are working together to battle opioid addiction, identifying how accurate digital data and verification can best play a role.
Business Wire
added Jun 14, 2018 12:31
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Determinants of progression of nicotine dependence symptoms in adolescent waterpipe smokers

Conclusions A significant proportion of adolescent waterpipe smokers progressed on ND. Venue-based policies such as limiting youth access to waterpipe cafés are warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 13, 2018 06:28
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[UK] GLANTZ: E-cigarettes are expanding nicotine addiction in England, too

A new study using data collected in the UK between June 2015 and April 2016 of schoolchildren (mean age 14.1, n=499) shows that, like everywhere else, a substantial number of kids using e-cigarettes have never smoked cigarettes. In fact, at 52.6%, this
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:48
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