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[UK] JONATHAN ARNOTT: If we get the decision on e-cigarettes wrong it could cost many lives

From proposals to make e-cigarettes into pharmaceutical products to the notion of adding punitive taxation like we do with traditional cigarettes, we need to think very carefully indeed before taking action. If we discourage e-cigarettes through taxatio
The Journal (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41

Assessing the effectiveness of a pharmacist-delivered smoking cessation program in the State of Qatar: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

If proven to be effective, this smoking cessation program will be considered as a model that Qatar and the region can apply to decrease the smoking burden.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:40
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[Portugal] Smokers could be paid to stop

Instead of subsidising medication and consultation fees for smokers to quit, Portugal’s Health Ministry officials are this morning reportedly ready to pay ex-smokers the money that would have been spent on them.
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:06

A Pinney for your thoughts / New partnership aims at helping Reynolds chart a future less dependent on traditional cigarettes

The Journal asked Pinney Associates' chief executive John Pinney and president Joe Gitchell for their perspective on why they agreed to the partnership, especially given the potential for a backlash from public health advocates and other tobacco industry
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 1, 2015 09:46

‘View’ co-host Whoopi Goldberg the face of new anti-smoking app

has lent her name (and face) to a new app/site,, in which users create a life-affirming message, which looks like a newspaper obituary, for a loved one who smokes — in an effort to help them quit the habit. “The idea of being able to send so
New York Post
added Feb 28, 2015 11:56

Leonard Nimoy: 'Nicotine is the hook. Smoke is the dagger.'

continued to tweet on a fairly regular basis about the dangers of smoking and congratulated those who told him they had kicked the habit.
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 28, 2015 10:43

Leonard Nimoy’s Tweet Warning To Smokers Before His Death

On a regular basis, Leonard supported people trying to quit cigarette smoking with inspirational tweets, such as these ones: Stopping smoking? I ‘m so proud of the quitters . LLAP — Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) October 3, 2014 If you’re not smoking, c
Hollywood Life (blog)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:26

Leonard Nimoy Death From Smoking: What Is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease? Star Trek Star Urged Fans To Quit Tobacco

A few days later, he rang the alarm again. "Smokers, please understand. If you quit after you're diagnosed with lung damage it's too late. Grandpa says learn my lesson. Quit now," he tweeted, adding, "I'm doing OK. Just can't walk distances. Love my life
IBTimes (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:20
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Leonard Nimoy died of COPD. He wanted every smoker to quit

He even snuck a no-smoking message into Star Trek IV (which he directed). / Quit smoking image from Star Trek IV / He warned non-smokers not to start. And seeing others give up tobacco because of his message was a source of happiness for him.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:19

CHAPMAN: Smoking: new Australian data to die (or live) for

We can now say with confidence that up to two-thirds of smokers will die from their smoking, on average ten years early. Stopping smoking before age 45 appears to eliminate most of this risk. Only about one in ten smokers do not regret having started,
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 14:08
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