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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015

Among the 10.8% of students nationwide who currently smoked cigarettes, 45.4% had tried to quit ... Nationwide, 18.5% of students reported current cigarette, cigar, or smokeless tobacco use (Table 43). The prevalence of current cigarette, cigar, or smoke
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:16
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UCSF TCORS public comment to FDA on when tobacco products should be regulated as drugs/devices or by CTP

FDA’s proposed rule attempting to clarify when products made or derived from tobacco should be regulated as drugs, tobacco products, or modified risk tobacco products is a necessary and positive step towards minimizing confusion for consumers and thereby
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 19, 2015 05:45
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[Canada] Busting Myths About Smoking Cessation: A Synthesis of Population-Level Findings from the Ontario Tobacco Survey (PDF)

• Quit attempts occur more frequently than expected and we need to do better in measuring these attempts • Cessation medications can be effective at helping smokers succeed in quitting, especially in combination with advice from a health professional;
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:00
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[Canada] Editorial: Do more to break a very bad habit

Saskatchewan still has a stubbornly high percentage of smokers...First, let's see a bigger budget for education and smoking cessation programs. ...Second, though education and awareness should always be the priority when it comes to addressing smoking, we
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Jun 26, 2014 01:48
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[Germany] Electronic Cigarettes – An Overview (PDF)

The German Cancer Research Center welcomes the suggestion made by the European Commission to regulate electronic cigarettes as medicinal products. For one thing, regulation as medicinal products guarantees good product quality and for another, the produc
German Cancer Research Center
added May 23, 2013 22:25
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015

Nationwide, 32.3% of students had ever tried cigarette smoking (even one or two puffs) (i.e., ever tried cigarette smoking) ( Table 29). The prevalence of having ever tried cigarette smoking was higher among Hispanic male (37.8%) than Hispanic female (32
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 9, 2016 18:03
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[Kansas] Commissioner says E-Cigs should be allowed in county buildings

Sedgwick County Commissioner Jim Howell said the county anti smoking policy should be better defined to perhaps allow e-cigarettes for those trying to quit smoking.
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Sep 29, 2015 23:45
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Economic evaluation of a hospital-initiated intervention for smokers with chronic disease, in Ontario, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

We modelled the cost-effectiveness of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC)...appears to be cost-effective from the hospital payer perspective. Important consideration is the relatively low intervention cost compared to the reduction in costs rela
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:33
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Effect of Varenicline on Smoking Cessation Through Smoking Reduction A Randomized Clinical Trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Among cigarette smokers not willing or able to quit within the next month but willing to reduce cigarette consumption and make a quit attempt at 3 months, use of varenicline for 24 weeks compared with placebo significantly increased smoking cessation rate
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Feb 17, 2015 11:56
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FDA attempt at prohibiting menthol flavoring part of long campaign

If the FDA were to be successful in banning menthol, tobacco analysts project a potential surge in demand for smoking-cessation products made by pharmaceutical companies since 30 percent of all adult smokers and more than 40 percent of all youth smokers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2016 18:53
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