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[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25
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[North Carolina] Reynolds looMng for credibility on smoking alternatives

Reynolds said Thursday it has formed a partnership with pharmaceutical development company PinneyAssociates and affiliate JSR LLC to expand its product poraoiio tor consumers who want to eliminate or reduce nicotine consumption. Pinney will initially wor
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 20:08
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[Asia, India] Docs’ study warns against effects of nicotine replacement therapy

MUMBAI: Nicotine chewing gums, meant to wean smokers from tobacco, could increase the risk of cancer, too, said a new research paper published by Tata Memorial Hospital doctors.
Times of India
added Feb 25, 2015 19:37
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[UK] How much improvement in mental health can be expected when people stop smoking? Findings from a national survey (PDF)

Conclusions: Prevalence of anxiety and depression in long-term ex-smokers appears to be similar to what is found in never smokers.
Smoking in Britain (uk)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:50
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The numbers are in: As many as two in three smokers will die from their habit, Australian study concludes

A large-scale population study of 200,000 people puts tobacco death toll as high as two in every three smokers, scientists report. The research is the first evidence from a broad cross-section of the population to show the smoking-related death toll is a
ScienceDaily
added Feb 24, 2015 13:33
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Tobacco smoking and all-cause mortality in a large Australian cohort study: findings from a mature epidemic with current low smoking prevalence [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In Australia, up to two-thirds of deaths in current smokers can be attributed to smoking. Cessation reduces mortality compared with continuing to smoke, with cessation earlier in life resulting in greater reductions.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:32
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[Australia] Dangers Of Smoking Include Death Two-Thirds Of The Time

Australian researchers recently published a study that found up to two-thirds of all deaths among smokers can be directly linked to the habit. For many people, quitting smoking isn’t just a matter of awareness. Smokers know that cigarettes damage their h
Medical Daily
added Feb 24, 2015 13:30
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What's On TV Tuesday

In “The Mindy Project,” at 9:30, Danny (Chris Messina) makes a deal that he will stop smoking if Mindy (Mindy Kaling) stops eating poorly.
New York Times
added Feb 24, 2015 13:04
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Tobacco Takes Hits from Comedian, Supermarket Chain

Antismoking advocates have much to celebrate. Recently, a regional supermarket chain ceased tobacco sales, a new study affirmed the effectiveness of a smoking-cessation drug, and tobacco manufacturers were the targets of a popular comedian’s wrath.
Pharmacy Times
added Feb 23, 2015 21:46
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[UK] BAULD: There's no evidence e-cigarettes are as harmful as smoking

Nash Riggins claims that vaping is just as dangerous as smoking... In the near future at least some electronic cigarettes will become licensed as stop smoking medicines, and when that happens NHS bans will be unworkable. For the moment, however, they simp
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 23, 2015 12:59
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