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Cigarettes, Alcohol & Pot: Why Some Young Smokers Combine Drugs

For young smokers, the pleasure of smoking a cigarette is greater when they are also drinking alcohol than when they are also smoking pot, according to a new study. The findings could have implications for helping people quit smoking, the researchers sa
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Proper regulation of e-cigs seen to prevent sickness, deaths

Dr. Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, research fellow at the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center and University of Patras in Greece, urged the government to create a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes that is reasonable, proportionate and realistic. “It must be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:39
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[Minnesota] LETTER: STOPPING SMOKING

Minnesota will be the only state in the nation without a state-run quit-plan free to the uninsured. A quit-line is a crucial element for addressing tobacco-related health disparities. Funding for the tobacco cessation helpline would cost $3 million a year
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Apr 26, 2017 12:52
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[Ireland] Exams a bad time for stop smoking campaign

A survey of more than 700 students has found that smokers on a university campus are more likely to be aged 22 or above and live in their own accommodation — and that campaigns to raise awareness of quitting are more successful if timed away from exam ti
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 26, 2017 01:16
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22nd Century Accepted to Present Proprietary Smoking Cessation Product at BIOCHINA Partnering Forum in Zhuhai, China

Rule Changes by the Chinese Food and Drug Administration Will Pave the Way for 22nd Century’s Well-Studied X-22 Smoking Cessation Aid
Business Wire
added Apr 25, 2017 17:00
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[UK] 2017 update: Pharmacy Guidance on Smoking and Mental Disorder (PDF)

Despite being as motivated to stop as the general population, those with a mental disorder are less likely to receive smoking cessation interventions. Taking action to support those with a mental disorder to quit smoking should be even more imperative, g
Royal College of Psychiatrists (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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[UK] Quit smoking service for Norfolk is taken over by organisation which helped thousands to give up cigarettes in Great Yarmouth

Norfolk County Council has commissioned East Coast Community Healthcare (ECCH) to deliver Smokefree Norfolk. People wanting to quit will be able to obtain free advice and support through ECCH’s team of specialist advisers as well as in GP surgeries and
Great Yarmouth Mercury (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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New York City Wants Higher Cigarette Taxes

Dr. Mary Bassett is New York City’s commissioner of health. She said, “As a former smoker, I know how hard it is to quit. These bills will make it less likely that New Yorkers will start smoking and easier for New Yorkers who smoke to quit.”
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:34
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[Asia, India] State BJP chief quits tobacco on CM’s appeal

Nandkumar Singh on Saturday said he decided to quit tobacco on tjhe CM's personal request...he suddenly called upon the workers to quit their 'bad habits' before discouraging people from using alcohol and tobacco. While describing the ill-effects, he turn
Times of India
added Apr 23, 2017 13:18
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Two Doctors on A Mission to Set the Record Straight about Smokeless Tobacco and Its Impact on Public Safety.

Dr. Rodu and Dr. Nitzkin strongly believe that smokers who are unable or unwilling to quit cold turkey should be informed about much lower risk smokeless tobacco or e-cigarettes. I spoke with both doctors to find out how they believe adult smokers can po
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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