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[Australia] BARRIERS TO E-CIGARETTES IN SMOKING CESSATION

Australia needs to reconsider the ways it manages reducing smoking rates, including allowing some e-cigarettes to be sold legally, says an expert on substance abuse – but another expert has highlighted some significant barriers. Professor Wayne Hall, in
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added May 25, 2016 03:13
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[UK] Number of people using e-cigarettes DOUBLES in just two years with 1 in 10 Europeans saying they've tried one

Nearly one in six people in the UK have now used the devices - 15.5 per cent, up from 8.9 per cent two years earlier. Doctors back e-cigarettes as an effective method of quitting smoking, with the NHS cleared this year to prescribe the devices for the f
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 25, 2016 03:13
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CHAMPIX® (Varenicline) European Union Label Updated To Include New Safety And Efficacy Data From The EAGLES Clinical Trial Following Endorsement From CHMP

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that the European Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) and Package Leaflet for CHAMPIX® (varenicline) have been updated to include safety and efficacy data from the EAGLES (Evaluating Adverse Events in a Global
Pfizer
added May 24, 2016 15:46
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U.S. e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow: Reuters/Ipsos poll

This year, however, a growing percentage of participants expressed negative attitudes toward e-cigarettes. Forty-seven percent of respondents said vaping was not healthier than smoking conventional cigarettes compared with 38 percent who felt that way a y
Reuters
added May 24, 2016 13:05
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Systematic review and meta-analysis of Internet interventions for smoking cessation among adults (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion: Internet interventions are superior to other broad reach cessation interventions (ie, print materials), equivalent to other currently recommended treatment modes (telephone and in-person counseling), and they have an important role to play i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 23, 2016 19:14
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[Florida] WellCare Recognizes World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2016

Watson has now been smoke-free for nearly two months, and in recognition of World No Tobacco Day, wants to encourage others to do the same. With more than 10,000 children in Florida alone becoming daily smokers each year, Watson knows his message is impor
PR Newswire
added May 23, 2016 19:14
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internet tools can help smokers quit

“The Internet is the first place many people go for health information, including information on how to quit smoking, and digital health interventions are playing a growing role in health care,” said Dr. Amanda Graham, Director of Research Development at
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 23, 2016 19:14
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GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds never published a well-done randomized clinical trial of snus for smoking cessation

paper uses previously secret tobacco industry documents to track the design and completition of a trial RJR did that, had it been positive, could have supported a claim that snus was effective for smoking cessation, thus bolstering the widely-made claim
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 23, 2016 18:53
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RJ Reynolds has not published a negative randomised clinical trial of Camel Snus for smoking cessation

In 2009, RJ Reynolds Tobacco (RJR) created ‘The Smoker Cessation/Migration Study’, a randomised control trial, to compare Camel Snus to Nicorette nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for smoking cessation over 1 year. RJR also examined the effect of provid
Tobacco Control
added May 23, 2016 18:53
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Europe lifts warning on Pfizer smoking cessation drug

European regulators have lifted a warning on Pfizer's smoking cessation drug Champix - called Chantix in the United States - after a clinical study concluded it did not appear to increase the risk of neuropsychiatric side effects.
Reuters
added May 23, 2016 18:45
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