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[UK] LYDON: My six-decade battle to quit smoking

Contrary to the multi-millionaire addict David Hockney and those who claim that choosing to smoke is an essential freedom, I would say most smokers have no freedom in the matter...lifesaving luck to fall into the care of an NHS doctor who approached my a
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:16

[Maryland] JBA boosts tobacco cessation to 60 percent

Goff motivated the runners during a kickoff announcement citing that during the past five years tobacco usage on Joint Base Andrews has decreased by 60 percent. “We’ve been trying to decrease tobacco use and decrease supportive environments since my arri
added Nov 27, 2015 15:32

[UK] 'Use e-cigarettes to stop smoking' – Hull health chiefs back 'game changing' technology

HULL'S public health team is backing e-cigarettes as a way of reducing the harm caused by smoking....shared Public Health England's conclusion that e-cigarettes were significantly less harmful than tobacco and have the potential to help smokers quit.
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:22
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[UK] Local smoking cessation budget slashed 50% as public health cuts bite

A local council has said it is having to slash the funding for its smoking cessation services in half due to Government cuts to the public health budget. Lincolnshire County Council said it had cut the budget for a newly tendered smoking cessation servi
Pulse (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 14:54

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] UM Specialist Rubbishes Claims That Vaping Helps Kick Smoking Habit

University Malaya Centre for Addiction Sciences' addiction medicine specialist Associate Professor Dr Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin said the electrical devices had never been endorsed as a stop smoking aid. "The claims made by vapers are anecdotal. It has neve
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:03

[Australia] Tobacco bans in prisons paying off

the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has found they have led to a decline in smoking rates. Almost three quarters of prisoners who enter prison are smokers.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:02

ATR Supports Change in Predicate Date for New Tobacco and Vapor Prod

Today, Americans for Tax Reform sent a letter to members of Congress... Congress must act to permit innovation to continue for these smoking cessation products that stand to save millions of lives and billions of tax dollars resulting from harm reduction
Americans for Tax Reform
added Nov 25, 2015 17:13

NITZKIN: Understanding the crusade against e-cigarettes

Two recent public comment letters from Stanton Glantz of the University of California at San Francisco finally lay bare the myth that underlies the public-health crusade against e-cigarettes – that no non-pharmaceutical nicotine-delivery product could po
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 25, 2015 15:51

[UK] How coffee could give you mouth ulcers: From heart pills to blueberries, the surprising causes of those painful sores

some people develop ulcers in the days or weeks after they give up. 'One theory is that smoking hardens the lining of the mouth, which increases its resistance to physical damage,' says Professor Porter. 'When you give up, this resistance goes down, so yo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 15:50

[Massachusetts] Do E-cigarettes Help You Quit Smoking?

If you think switching to an electronic cigarette is a safe way to give up smoking, you may want to hear what experts say about it. “Some patients use them to quit smoking, but a lot of times you are swapping addictions,” said cardiologist Claude-Laurent (Hyannis, MA)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:59
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