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[Massachusetts] E-cigarettes should be used as last resort to quit

Electronic cigarettes present a conundrum for public health officials. On the one hand, they contain fewer — or perhaps even none — of the cancer-causing substances found in tobacco products “which presents an opportunity for harm reduction if smokers us
Boston (MA) Globe
added Sep 1, 2014 14:19
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[UK] Healthcare experts turn on WHO over calls to ban e-cigarettes

Experts claim negativity surrounding the e-cigarettes is "seriously disproportionate" to the available research - with one health worker saying a switch to e-cigarettes is actually almost as good as giving up smoking completely. The comments come on the
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 09:00
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[Israel] Zapping brain may cure heavy smokers, study finds

A machine that pulses deep regions of the brain with magnetic current may help heavy smokers quit the habit, an Israeli study shows....experts say is the most rigorous test of the technology to date, 44 percent of a group of heavy smokers who had failed
Times of Israel (is)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:26
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[Australia] Cigarettes set to cost $1 EACH as prices jump 14 per cent today ... which government hopes will see 210,000 quit smoking

Changes hope to stop more than 200,000 Australians from smoking A survey in Victoria after the last increase found 71 percent of smokers quit or smoke less with an increase.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:46
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More e-cigarettes being used to help kick the habit in Southern Arizona

at the University of Arizona College of Public Health there is ASHLine, a statewide helpline that works with smokers to kick the habit. Since January, the call center received more than 300 calls from people using e-cigarettes as a way to quit smoking to
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:41
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[Uae] Banned e-cigarettes are a burning issue

Illegal sale and use of e-cigarettes continue unchecked in the country despite laws in place. Converts to these smoking devices swear by the benefits but health authorities say there is no research to back their claims. On Tuesday, the World Health Organ
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:10
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[UK] Bradford becomes first council in country to stop logging numbers who quit smoking

BRADFORD Council has become the first local authority in the country to opt out of collecting data about people quitting smoking, saying monitoring the issue using old NHS targets is "not an effective use of taxpayers' money".
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 11:33
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[UK] Nicorette has a fit of the vapers as ad slams e-cigarettes ($$)

The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 11:26
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Neighbourhood deprivation and smoking and quit behaviour among smokers in Mexico: findings from the ITC Mexico Survey

Neighbourhood socioeconomic environments in Mexico appear to operate in an opposing manner to those in HICs. Further research should investigate whether rapid implementation of strong tobacco control policies in LMICs, as occurred in Mexico during the fol
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2014 03:39
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New trial ordered for soldier who says anti-smoking drug drove him to kill

nation’s highest military appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a sudden rage allegedly induced by the anti-smoking drug Chantix.
McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 27, 2014 21:37
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