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Randomised controlled trial evaluation of Tweet2Quit: a social network quit-smoking intervention [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Tweet2Quit was engaging and doubled sustained abstinence. Its low cost and scalability makes it viable as a global cessation treatment.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10
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[Philippines] NVAP president calls on Manileños to heed Erap’s call to quit smoking

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) yesterday called on Manilenos to immediately follow the example set by former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada to quit smoking for good to avoid tobacco-related illnesses.
Daily Tribune (ph)
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10
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[UK] Smokers trying to quit hit by postcode lottery as GPs ration help

Smokers in England wanting to quit face a postcode lottery as cash-strapped councils and GPs restrict access to services that can help them. The revelation has alarmed health experts and charities who claim that lives are being put at risk as a result o
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Premium vape image draws many away from ‘dirty’ cigarettes

Julian Morris vice president of...Reason Foundation...acknowledged that higher vape device pricing can be an attractive factor for those drawn to the nicotine habit as this results in a more premium image projected compared to the ‘dirty’ or ‘filthy’ ciga
Rakyat Post (my)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:31
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[Tennessee] MICHAEL: Show your family some love by not smoking around them

Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed this week as “It’s Quittin’ Time in Tennessee,” and as part of the effort, the Tennessee Department of Health is joining with partners across the state to encourage tobacco users to give up the habit. If you or someone you
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Feb 19, 2017 16:16
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Could nostalgia make smokers quit? Reminding them of happy memories from their childhood may encourage them to ditch the habit

Reminding smokers of childhood memories could inspire them to quit, research reveals. Tugging at smokers' heartstrings may encourage them to ditch the habit more than graphic anti-smoking campaigns. Playing on personal memories causes smokers to feel e
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 19, 2017 02:08
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Agencies each have role in tobacco fight

contact your legislators and ask them to vote yes on Senate Bill 2024, allowing BreatheND to continue the work needed so today’s youth might be the first tobacco-free generation.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 19, 2017 01:13
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[Ireland] HSE to develop nicotine addiction guidelines

following the publication of HIQA’s final health technology assessment (HTA) report on smoking cessation interventions, the Executive would begin the development of clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of nicotine addiction. These
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:55
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[UK] Doncaster employers asked to help with campaign

A new ‘stop smoking’ campaign involving workplaces across Doncaster and the wider region has been launched. Yorkshire Smokefree’s message is that “stopping smoking is everyone’s business”, within a year-long campaign that targets routine and manual worker
Doncaster Today (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:22
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[UK] Pressure on smokers and obese could steer patients into private healthcare

In what some campaigners have called a steer to force people into private healthcare, much of the STPs promise to deliver savings by putting the onus on patients to improve their health before receiving treatment. Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Gro
inews.co.uk (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:20
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