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Vaping and the Law / Comparing legislation across Canada (PDF)

Vaping is probably the most significant alternative to lethal cigarettes that we have seen in my third of a century of work to reduce smoking. It is consumer led, the technology is improving at the extraordinary rate we have come to associate with ele
Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 21:55
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom gets serious about its tobacco problem

To intensify its anti-smoking efforts, the Ministry of Health recently began operating mobile anti-smoking clinics that go to malls and neighborhoods. The clinics have male and female specialists who can educate smokers on the detrimental effects of toba
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jan 9, 2017 01:54
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ giving up on smokers

there seems little other way to interpret the fact that the state once again ranks dead last in the nation in spending on tobacco prevention. The amount of money New Jersey devotes to the task? Zero. This is the fifth consecutive year the state has spent
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:12
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[Michigan] Millennials could be the generation to end smoking

OU is one of 20 colleges that have recently been given a $20,000 Tobacco-Free Generation Initiative grant, which works toward making millennials the generation to end smoking. The grant is from a partnership with the American Cancer Society and the CVS
Oakland Post (Oakland University, Rochester, MI)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:01
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cross-country comparison of smokers' reasons for thinking about quitting over time: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC-4C), 2002–2015

Differences in reasons for thinking about quitting exist among smokers in countries with different histories of tobacco control policies. Health concern is consistently the most common reason for quitting and the strongest predictor of future attempts.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:17
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[Canada] Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks

Though conventional wisdom says it takes five to seven attempts for most smokers to quit, those estimates may be very low, a recent study suggests. Based on data for more than 1,200 adult smokers in Canada, the real average number of quit attempts before
Reuters
added Jun 23, 2016 21:15
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Important new evidence that using e-cigarettes reduces successful quitting cigarettes

A new paper adds to the growing evidence that claims that e-cigarettes help people quit smoking are false. ... both e-cigarette user groups were significantly less likely to have quit smoking 7 months after first calling the quitline compared with partic
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 21, 2013 15:39
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SIEGEL: D.C. District Court Approves Corrective Statements for Cigarette Companies; Rest of the Story Approves Corrective Statements for Federal Government

Here are the corrective statements that The Rest of the Story has approved: A. Serious Adverse Side Effects of Chantix The Rest of the Story has ruled that the Department of Health and Human Services is deceiving the American public about the potential
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 3, 2012 10:53
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[Canada] Becoming tobacco-free is feasible, boosts safety in a mental health hospital

A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) showed positive changes in attitudes and a reduction in patient agitation after implementing a fully tobacco-free environment at Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospit
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:20
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[Canada] What's the key to quitting smoking? KEEP TRYING! Average smoker takes 30 attempts to kick the habit

'For so long we've been talking about five to seven attempts to quit. 'For us (the numbers) were a lot higher.'.. When the study began in 2005, participants reported how many times they recalled ever making a serious attempt to quit smoking, and at eac
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:20
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