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[Canada] Anti-smoking tour arrives in Regina

Resener's story is a common one in Regina, and a new initiative hopes to put a more definite stop to smoking. The Biggest Break-Up tour is a collaboration between Health Canada, the Canadian Cancer Society and advertising agency Newad that seeks to raise
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:50
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Virginia health agency launching quit smoking campaign

The Virginia Department of Health says it is counting down to Virginia Quit Day on Nov. 20. Tips and support will be posted on the agency's Facebook page every day leading up to the event.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 21, 2014 14:42
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[New York] SULLUM: For public health, let them vape cake

Critics like Constantinides and Rockefeller, guided by little more than their own idiosyncratic tastes, want to decree which flavors adult vapers may consume, even at the cost of deterring smokers from quitting. These taste tyrants elevate hypothetical t
New York Daily News
added Oct 21, 2014 13:21
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[UK] New e-cig laws generate debate

But Chris Bowman, who runs Crystal Clear Vapours on Warrington Market and was the second person in the UK to sell e-cigs, refutes GP's claims and warns TV advertising could lead to more customers buying the product from sources which do not fully inform
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:16
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GLANTZ: Intensive e-cig users more likely to quit cigs, intermittent users less likely to expect to quit in next year

there was a suggestion that the intensive users were using them because of health concerns compared to the other groups. This may explain why the intensive users were more successful at quitting smoking. It may be that the intensive users were replacing
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:09
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[UK] Two-Pronged Program Looks Best for Helping Smokers Quit

A combination of counseling and medication greatly increases smokers' chances of quitting, according to new research. The study included 1,560 adult smokers in England who made at least one attempt to quit over six months. About 45 percent used no aids t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2014 10:16
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E-cigarettes: Public health hazard or key to quit smoking?

Scientific studies showing that electronic cigarettes actually help people quit smoking are few and far between. But that isn't stopping many smokers, as well as a few experts, from giving e-cigarettes the benefit of the doubt.
Fox News
added Oct 19, 2014 11:30
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COBB/ABRAMS: The FDA, E-Cigarettes, and the Demise of Combusted Tobacco

We would encourage the FDA to accelerate their regulations to eliminate uncertainty regarding safety, drive the substitution and use of clean nicotine, and hasten the demise of lethal combusted tobacco.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:29
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AUDIO: Interview with Dr. Nathan Cobb on the future of e-cigarettes, smoking, nicotine-replacement therapy, and Big Tobacco.

Nathan Cobb is an attending physician in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Georgetown University Hospital. Stephen Morrissey, the interviewer, is the Managing Editor of the Journal.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:24
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FDA panel votes to keep severe warning on Pfizer anti-smoking drug

Pfizer Inc failed to convince the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to remove a black box warning on its controversial quit-smoking drug Chantix, with an advisory panel to the agency voting against the removal on Thursday.
Reuters
added Oct 16, 2014 23:39
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