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[Florida] PRICE: With cigarettes increasingly out of favor, e-cigs step in

As Kevorkian and I sat talking, with her vaping, she told me about switching from Virginia Slims menthol 120s, which are skinny and about the length of a water ski, following decades of cigarette smoking. It wasn’t an easy transition, she said, taking ab
Florida Today
added Sep 20, 2014 13:17
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[New Zealand] Rewards for smokers who quit 'insulting'

A $13,000 programme enticing expectant Maori and Pasifika mothers with jewellery and gift vouchers to stop smoking has been slammed as insulting and undignified by critics. But a doctor behind the scheme has defended it, saying two in five Maori women s
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:04
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[Illinois] Owners of Bradley e-cig shop say they can help you quit smoking

S.I. Vapors, and the owners, Frank and Martie Cantrell, of Clifton, are riding the success of another store they opened in southern Illinois. Their proudest achievement? They've helped 600 people quit smoking already, anecdotal evidence that the electron
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Sep 20, 2014 12:55
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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking kills 23,000 every year

said Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), who expressed deep concern about the high incidence of smoking-related deaths in the Kingdom... Saudi Arabia is the largest market for tobacco in the Middle East a
Arab News (sa)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:05
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[District of Columbia] CVS Health CEO to Address National Press Club on Landmark Decision to Quit Tobacco, Leadership in Health Care Innovation

Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), will speak before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. today. Merlo will discuss the company's recent move to stop selling tobacco products and its leadership in driving the innovations
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:52
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[Ireland] Mum to quit smoking after daughter racks up 10,000 retweets

This young girl just convinced her mother to quit smoking, after a whopping 22 years addicted to cigarettes. Madison Lawson tweeted a picture last night, which outlined a contract agreed between her mum and her sister.
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:41
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[South America/Caribbean] Costa Rica to expand smoking cessation program to all public hospitals by 2016

The Costa Rican Social Security System, or Caja, plans to open smoking cessation clinics in hospitals countrywide to help folks kick the habit. But coming to the aid of smokers really isn’t a choice for health officials, and Caja Executive President Marí
Tico Times (cr)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:38
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[New York] Area students take part in smoking study

A total of 68 students from Finger Lakes Community College are taking part in a University of Rochester study on how effective web-based resources are in helping people quit smoking.
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Sep 17, 2014 17:17
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More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says

Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 17, 2014 16:42
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CHAPMAN: Quitting unassisted: the 50-year research neglect of a major public health phenomenon (PDF)

The key may therefore be to focus on motivating more smokers to try to quit and to try to quit more frequently, regardless of whether these quit attempts are assisted or unassisted....Smoking cessation, in looking to its future, should not forget the ever
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Sep 17, 2014 16:40
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