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Editorial: Reynolds and smoking cessation

It's more than a little ironic that Reynolds American Inc. will start producing a smoking-cessation product, Zonnic gum. It's as if they want to get smokers coming and going. But overall, it's a good thing if it helps people quit.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 30, 2012 01:53
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[Ireland] SWEANOR: 'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'

Most importantly, we can assist hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland to significantly extend the length and quality of their lives. And that’s about as good a use of our own time and imaginations as we are likely to find.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 23, 2017 15:06
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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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Unproven claims run rampant in e-cigarette business

Electronic cigarette makers and sellers are making all kinds of health claims, many of which likely won't stand up to scrutiny under recently announced FDA regulation, a new study has found.... On top of advertising the products as a good way to quit smok
ScienceDaily
added Jun 28, 2016 12:58
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FDA says eying future regulation on e-cigarette flavors

Mitch Zeller...said the agency would review data on how many addicted smokers and tobacco users have actually been able to quit using e-cigarettes with flavors before making decisions on any flavor regulations. Critics contend that the flavors, such as
Reuters
added May 5, 2016 18:48
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco debate will be relit Tuesday night

recently recommended a series of amendments to the ordinance that are mostly aimed at eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke at city-owned facilities and prohibiting the use of e-smoking devices in smoke-free workplaces. Those amendments will go before
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jun 15, 2015 21:29
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SIEGEL: Contrary to Claims of Many Anti-Smoking Advocates, New Study Shows that Electronic Cigarettes Decrease Nicotine Addiction

Hopefully, Dr. Foulds and his group will next repeat the study using a sample of dual users (electronic cigarettes and regular cigarettes) to determine whether or not dual users experience a similar reduction in their overall level of smoking addiction.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 9, 2014 11:43
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[Europe] EDITORIAL: Regulating Electronic Cigarettes

might be useful to some people who are addicted to nicotine and want an alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But regulators still have a duty to make sure that these devices are not causing harm, especially to children.
New York Times
added Mar 2, 2014 22:06
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[Texas] Lack of Research On E-Cigarettes A Big Concern For Anti-Smoking Advocates

MD Anderson Cancer Center ... is conducting a study on people who smoke and drink heavily, and want to quit both, and another study on smokers with a history of mood disorders.
Houston Public Radio KUHF 88.7
added Sep 3, 2013 00:16
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REPORT 6 OF THE COUNCIL ON SCIENCE AND PUBLIC HEALTH (A-10) Use of Electronic Cigarettes in Smoking Cessation Programs Reference Committee D (PDF)

s. E-cigarettes might present an effective alternative to leaf tobacco use for some smokers, but clinical testing, larger population studies, and full analyses of their ingredients and manufacturing processes need to be conducted before their safety, viab
American Medical Association (AMA)
added Jun 23, 2013 15:07
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