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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds

Cigarette warning labels help convince smokers to quit, and the bigger the label, the better, a new study shows. Even when smokers try to avoid seeing the labels, they are prompted to think about quitting, the researchers found.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 15, 2014 14:22
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[Canada] Ottawa anti-smoking program could go national

A made-in-Ottawa program meant to help construction workers quit smoking could soon get some national exposure. For months, Ottawa Public Health staff have been donning hard hats and steel-toed boots to lead “tailgate talks” at construction sites, where
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 14, 2015 01:11
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[UK] British American Tobacco enters electronic cigarette market in Britain with the 'Vype'

raising fears that it could eventually boost its profits with public money should the NHS begin prescribing ecigarettes as a smoking-cessation tool. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced earlier this year that it plans
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 02:55
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[Asia] Smoking survey shows alarming trends in Qatar

Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
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[North Carolina] Reynolds enters smoking cessation market

Tobacco company asks for smokers’ trust in helping them quit
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 26, 2012 20:32
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[Canada] Shop owners, e-cigarette users want changes to new regulations

While a study by the World Health Organization this summer stated there was no clear evidence whether e-cigarettes help people quit smoking, there are plenty of people like Donovan who swear by it. They contacted The News and also shared similar stories.
Truro (NS) Daily News (ca)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:20
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[Oman] E-cigarette users flout law to import device

Most GCC countries have banned the import and sale of e-cigarettes since 2008 as there are still doubts over its effectiveness and safety. However, some smokers in Oman smuggle the devices into the country.
Muscat Daily (om)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:11
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Trust established to help Louisiana residents stop smoking

In late 2011, the final judgment in a 14-year-old class action lawsuit (Scott v. American Tobacco Company) ordered certain tobacco companies to fund a 10-year statewide smoking cessation program. ... In 2012, the court-established and court-supervised S
WDSU NewsChannel 6 (New Orleans, LA)
added Mar 30, 2013 15:23
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[Canada] Could Facebook or Twitter help you quit smoking? Using social media to kick the habit means you're 'TWICE as likely to succeed'

After 3 months, 32% of people using social media-based support had quit This was compared to 14% of people given phone-based support Experts said social media sites are a good way of reaching people who may not use more traditional smoking cessation meth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2015 14:02
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Australia's Possible Nationwide Smoking Ban Will Be World's First

Australia is considering a ban on smoking to prohibit people from using "cancer sticks" which only endanger public health and safety. However, the Australian government will give smokers the option of using e-cigarettes to ease them into quitting the ris
International Business Times (au)
added Sep 16, 2013 11:41
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