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[UK] Have your say on proposals to tackle tobacco harm

The council is now looking at a new model for addressing tobacco control services with a joint focus on preventing people from starting to smoke, and on helping existing smokers to quit. The proposed new 
services will aim to prevent people, particularl
Eastwood Advertiser (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 14:22
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[UK] Girl, 12, poisons classmates with nicotine spray which her SCHOOL prescribed

The 12-year-old girl, a pupil at Wolstanton High School, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, in Staffs, was prescribed the nicotine spray by health workers after she became addicted to smoking. But when she brought in the Nicorette mouth spray to school, it was pa
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:58
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ARCHIVE: DOLL/PETO: The Causes of Cancer: Quantitative Estimates of Avoidable Risks of Cancer in the United States Today

It is sometimes suggested that because a percentage of smokers do not get lung cancer, there must be other causes, or genetic variability . The conclusion may or may not be correct, but the argument for it is bogus.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 03:29
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75th anniversary commentary: JNCI and Cancer Prevention [FREE FULL TEXT]

JNCI...with its broad coverage of bench research, epidemiologic studies, and clinical trials, has a long history of publishing practice-changing studies in cancer prevention and public health. These include studies of tobacco cessation,
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 29, 2015 02:34
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[North Carolina] Vapor retailer targets adult smokers

The founders of Avail Vapor entered the electronic-cigarette business in 2013 with their eyes open to the opportunities and roadblocks of an industry operating in a Wild Wild West mode. The Richmond, Va., company is operating 33 stores in three states
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 08:17
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[North Carolina] Bill would give money to prevention programs for teens

Senate Bill 662 The bill contains six key tobacco-use-prevention funding elements: • $6.31 million to create 10 regional programs to cover all 100 counties. • $200,000 toward youth leadership and involvement training. • $190,000 for prenatal and neonatal
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 08:14
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[USA] Smokers in the US may have declined but the dangers to smoking stay lethal

Growing concern: Tobacco products still pose significant risks to health, and while the number of smokers in the United States has significantly declined, for every American smoker who has quit, the global rate of smoking has increased.
The Star (my)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:52
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CDC's New Anti-Smoking Ads Target E–Cigarettes

And now, the CDC says in a statement that “about three in four adult e-cigarette users also smoke cigarettes. If you only cut down the number of cigarettes you smoke by adding another tobacco product, like e-cigarettes, you still face serious health risk
Fox Media
added Mar 28, 2015 07:20
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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes: Are you getting what you pay for?

Researchers have found some e-cigarette users, or 'vapers', are getting up two-and-a-half times as much of the addictive drug from each dose then what the manufacturers claim; but others are getting ripped off ...only had a fraction of the other harmful
TV3 (nz)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:10
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[UK] Neuropsychiatric review offers reassurance for smokers who quit using varenicline

The largest review of clinical trials to date has found no evidence of an increased risk of suicide or attempted suicide, suicidal ideation, depression or death in people taking the smoking cessation drug varenicline (Champix)
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 23:05
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