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[Switzerland] Cash may convince some smokers to quit

Paying smokers to quit and giving them more money the longer they avoid cigarettes might help get more people to kick the habit than cessation advice on its own, a recent study suggests. To test the power of money to combat addiction, researchers in Swi
Reuters
added Aug 25, 2016 20:10
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Barriers and Facilitators to Smoking Cessation Among People With Severe Mental Illness: A Critical Appraisal of Qualitative Studies

This critical appraisal identifies qualitative evidence regarding which factors facilitate or prevent individuals with severe mental illness from engaging with smoking cessation. Healthcare professionals and policy makers should address external barriers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:17
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Changes in Smoking Rates Among Pregnant Women and the General Female Population in Australia, Finland, Norway, and Sweden [FREE FULL TEXT]

: Although smoking has declined substantially in recent decades, there are groups lagging behind this general trend. Young pregnant women are of particular concern in this respect. The possibility that these findings reflect the changing characteristics o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 25, 2016 14:16
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes can help you quit smoking, says research

In 30 years, vaping might eliminate smoking altogether,” according to a working paper by Reason Foundation... In India, the authors estimated that “within a few years perhaps 10 per cent of smokers could switch to vaping. If that happened, close to 11 mi
The Health Site (in)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:15
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Majority of US doctors discussing electronic cigarettes with their patients

A new survey of US doctors reveals they are frequently discussing electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) with patients in a clinical setting. A substantial proportion of physicians also recommend e-cigs to their patients who smoke despite some controversy around
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:08
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Expensive cigarettes, why not? — Survey

around three-quarters of 1,000 respondents — including smokers — surveyed by the University of Indonesia’s (UI) Center for Health Economics and Policy Studies agreed that the price of cigarettes should be doubled, and the taxes raised used to fund the Nat
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:12
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[UK] Fresh campaign calls on smokers to stub out the habit

Smokers in North Tyneside are being urged to quit the habit to reduce the risk of developing a disease. A new campaign by Fresh, called ‘Every Breath’, is raising awareness of smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
North Tyneside Today (News Guardian) (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:08
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[UK] Smoking rates plummet below national and London average

The number of smokers in Bexley has fallen below the average rate for London and England, according to new figures. Last week the London Tobacco Control Profile revealed the borough has the lowest smoking rate in south east London, at 14.1 per cent. Bu
Bexley Times (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:08
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[UK] PHILLIPS : Economics holds the smoking gun for why e-cigarettes shouldn’t be discouraged

If the goal of public policy is really to make people better off, anti-smoking policies that encourage abstinence above all, with switching offered only as an inferior second choice, are backward and impossible to justify
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 13:43
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Effects of Large Financial Incentives for Long-Term Smoking Cessation A Randomized Trial

Conclusions In low-income smokers who did not receive face-to-face or telephone smoking cessation counseling, large financial incentives increased long-term rates of smoking cessation. (Financial incentives for smoking cessation in low-income smokers;
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
added Aug 23, 2016 22:24
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