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[UK] Try ‘vaping’ instead of smoking

Herefordshire Council’s public health team is encouraging those who’d like to stop smoking to switch over to vaping. There’s never been a better time to quit with more advice, support and quitting aids available, especially e-cigarettes, which is now th
Ross Gazette (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:09
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[UK] Cumbrian smokers failing to stub out habit

Smokers across Cumbria who signed up to NHS stop-smoking services had the lowest success rate in England over a three month period. The latest figures, from April to September last year, show 1,027 people in Cumbria registered and set a quit date.
West Cumberland Times & Star (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:06
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[UK] Start young

According to ASH research, England is one of the best places worldwide to give up smoking. The ban on smoking in public places has resulted in two million fewer smokers, while electronic cigarettes have had a huge impact, with 2.9 million adults now usin
Training Matters Magazine (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:06
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[UK] AUDIO: E-cigarettes and the burning issues around vaping - Science Weekly podcast

And should the NHS be encouraging the use of e-cigarettes to aid quitters? To explore all this, Ian Sample sits down with Dr Lynne Dawkins of London South Bank University, and Dr Leonie Brose, one of the co-authors of the PHE report, at King’s College Lo
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 19, 2018 17:03
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[New Zealand] Herald on Sunday editorial: Law needs to be clarified on e-cigarettes

But ordinary observation suggests "vapers" are overwhelmingly former smokers and vaping is certainly better for them than tobacco. So why the hold-up in legalising them?...Vaping is obviously less harmful and its legality should be cleared up.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 18, 2018 01:50
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Effects of Varenicline, Depressive Symptoms, and Region of Enrollment on Smoking Cessation in Depressed Smokers

This study indicates varenicline may aid cessation partially by reducing withdrawal-related symptoms of depression. It also suggests that the impact of depressive symptoms on cessation varies regionally, and that this variation may be related to differen
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 18, 2018 01:36
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Technology may be key to help patients quit smoking

with one group receiving a brief counseling session at time of lung cancer screening, which is the standard intervention. In addition to counseling, the other group will receive NRT and "gain-framed" text messaging which emphasizes the benefits of quittin
EurekAlert
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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Requests for Information: Nicotine Steering Committee

[FDA] is establishing a public docket to receive suggestions, recommendations, and comments...These comments will help the Agency identify and address priorities related to the use of therapeutic nicotine for combustible tobacco product cessation.
Federal Register
added Feb 16, 2018 17:53
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[Ireland] COLEMAN: How to quit smoking - for good: Psychologist David Coleman on his own nicotine addiction

James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente, back in the 1980s. They put forward a six-stage model that most people will predictably follow when they are engaged in changing any behaviour...they suggest that we begin any change process in a stage of pre-contempl
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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[Australia] STUDY FINDS SUPPORT FOR PHARMACY TOBACCO SALES

A quarter of pharmacies would strongly consider selling tobacco if pharmacy was its only legal outlet, a new study has found In recent years, New Zealand and international stakeholders have floated several potential ways to move towards smoke-free goals
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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