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[UK] GOLDIN: E-cigarettes in pharmacies ($$)

I attended this year’s Pharmacy Show at the NEC in Birmingham on 5–6 October 2014 and saw a large number of exhibitors flogging their e-cigarette products to attendees, many of whom are pharmacists. How can pharmacists encourage patients to give up smokin
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:17

[Virginia] Vaccination for nicotine addiction being developed

Virginia Tech Professor Mike Zhang is working on a vaccine that could help smokers conquer their nicotine addiction, making many smoking-related diseases and deaths relics of the 21st century. He was recently awarded $2.4 million by the …more
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 24, 2014 13:55

Tobacco CEO and CVS exec both want people to quit smoking

The two women behind these recent decisions—Helena Foulkes,...and Susan Cameron...—shared their thoughts on the question of what to do when value and values collide in early October at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit.
Fortune Magazine
added Oct 23, 2014 16:16
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For National Respiratory Care Week, IntelliQuit, The World's First Stop Smoking Biosensor and Platform, Is Now Available Online

biochemically measures tobacco consumption to help smokers stop is now available on-line via Kickstarter for $79 while supplies last. Similar to a breath alcohol meter, IntelliQuit provides the smoker actionable information to help the smoker quit. A dr
PR Newswire
added Oct 23, 2014 14:15

CONLEY:Time for common sense e-cigarette regulations

Instead, anti-e-cigarette lawmakers have larded their bills with extra language designed to broadly – and unwisely – crack down on e-cigarettes by confusing them with harmful tobacco products.
Washington Times
added Oct 23, 2014 13:59
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Kick the habit for the Great American Smokeout

This year, on Nov. 20, military service members who smoke are asked to quit smoking and protect family, friends, children and pets from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke – commit to quit and give them a chance.
The Dolphin (Groton, CT)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:13

FDA Panel: Chantix Boxed Warning Should Stay

Action Points: An FDA advisory committee voted overwhelmingly that varenicline (Chantix), a drug to help people stop smoking, should continue to carry a boxed warning about the risk of severe neuropsychiatric events, with several panel members suggesting
MedPage Today
added Oct 23, 2014 13:06

[UK] British American Tobacco shares slump as cigarette sales falter

The global cigarette market is expected to shrink this year as more people quit smoking or switch to e-cigarettes and as a weak global economy curbs their ability to spend
added Oct 23, 2014 09:33

[Denmark] 'Neuroprotective' effects of smoking disputed

apparent neuroprotective effect of smoking may simply be because ease of quitting smoking is a marker of prodromal Parkinson’s disease (PD), say researchers. Their findings...indicate that former smokers who struggled to quit smoking had a lower risk of
added Oct 22, 2014 19:25

[UK] PruHealtha and Mercer: Businesses ‘failing to support staff in efforts to give up smoking’

The survey from Britain’s Healthiest Company, which is run by PruHealth with Vitality and Mercer, found that despite smoking being one of the biggest risk factors which contributes to lifestyle-related diseases, smoking interventions are the least likely
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:01
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