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[UK] Trying to stop smoking? Meditation could be the key to success because it reduces cravings without you even realising

A new review of addiction research suggests exercises aimed at increasing self-control - such as mindfulness meditation - can decrease the unconscious influences that cause cigarette cravings. The investigation was triggered by scientists trying to unde
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2015 15:16

Interpersonal communication about pictorial health warnings on cigarette packages: Policy-related influences and relationships with smoking cessation attempts [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Many adult smokers report talking about cigarette health warning labels (HWLs). • Introduction of larger HWLs with novel content increased talking about HWLs. • Talk about HWLs appears to wear out over time, unless new HWL content is introduced.
Science Direct
added Jul 30, 2015 15:12

[Europe, UK] E-cigarettes Spark Nicotine Replacement Therapy Mutiny

These features, and extras that come with vaping may indeed have made it more appealing than other NRT methods. However, one of the key issues facing e-cigarettes is whether users actually see the devices as a way to stop smoking.
added Jul 30, 2015 15:08

Government of Canada invests in smoking cessation programs in Manitoba Partnership with Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance to increase resources for Manitobans trying to quit smoking.

Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced funding of $600,000 for a project that will expand smoking cessation programs across the province of Manitoba. Led by the Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance (MANTRA), the project will establish a certificatio
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 30, 2015 12:28

Health, Health Inequality, and Cost Impacts of Annual Increases in Tobacco Tax: Multistate Life Table Modeling in New Zealand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ongoing tobacco tax increases deliver sizeable health gains and health sector cost savings and are likely to reduce health inequalities. However, if policy makers are to achieve more rapid reductions in the NCD burden and health inequalities, they will al
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 30, 2015 07:05

[Canada] Health officer says e-cigarettes shouldn’t be taxed like tobacco

Taxing e-cigarettes is ‘completely inconsistent’ with the province’s position that the products are avaialble for adults as a tobacco-use reduction or cessation aid, says Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief public health officer.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:47

[UK] The e-cigarette craze and sweets for bankers get 'Nudge unit' thumbs-up

The influential Behavioural Insights Team, aka the 'Nudge unit', has thrown its backing behind e-cigarettes, asserting that vaping is the easiest way for smokers to quit because of its similarity to smoking. It is much easier to substitute a similar beha
Marketing Magazine (uk)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:33


The effervescent DJ first tried a cigarette when she was 12, and in her teens, she would social smoke to "fit in with the cool crowd" and thought it made her "look older and more sophisticated".
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:27

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHAN: Confessions of a Nicotine Addict

In the face of possible reduced risk alternatives, the Republic’s impending emerging tobacco products ban is troubling. What is needed is not an outright ban, but stringent scientific testing and improved regulation put in place to ensure, for instance, t
The Establishment Post
added Jul 28, 2015 12:34

[UK] ASK THE DOCTOR: Why is there always a tickle in my throat?

By the way... Maybe we should bribe smokers to quit ...But then if it worked, our irritation would be a small price to pay for the sizeable gains to the NHS budget as well as the health of the ex-smoker. A significant research study published the results
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 11:13
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