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[Turkey] Free treatment for 300,000 nicotine addicts

One of the few countries combatting smoking effectively by a widespread ban, Turkey also looks to help people quit the habit by implementing a series of measures such as providing free treatment. In 2011, 250,000 smokers were supplied with medication tha
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Oct 16, 2014 13:06
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Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on CVS ending tobacco sales

We applaud CVS Health for becoming tobacco-free and ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at its 7,700 CVS/pharmacy locations. CVS accomplished their goal one month ahead of their deadline of October 1. We also commend CVS Health on the lau
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 3, 2014 17:00
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[China, India] 'Drink green tea, kick the butt'

Drink green tea to get over the nicotine urge, say Chinese researchers -- and this is a finding that medical professionals in Kerala have reacted positively to.
DNA India (in)
added Aug 26, 2012 05:24
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Tobacco Use Overlooked By Most Cancer Trials, Study Finds

While tobacco use can significantly hamper cancer treatment, few cancer researchers are incorporating tobacco assessment into their clinical studies.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 21, 2012 08:13
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CVS Health Marks First Anniversary of Tobacco Removal With New Data on Decision’s Impact, Extends Commitment to Creating Tobacco-Free Generation

Chief Medical Officer, CVS Health. “Today, we are excited to release new data demonstrating the positive impact our decision has had on public health overall as shown by a measurable decrease in the number of cigarette purchases across all retailers.”
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Sep 3, 2015 22:15
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Mediational Pathways of the Impact of Cigarette Warning Labels on Quit Attempts (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Health warning labels seem to influence future quitting attempts primarily through their ability to stimulate thoughts about the risks of smoking, which in turn help to raise smoking-related health concerns, which lead to stronger intentions to quit, a
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
added Jul 11, 2014 07:44
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[Trinidad And Tobago] '30% of young teens smoking cigarettes'

“When you have a statistic that tells you close to 30 per cent of children between 13 to 15 have started smoking, it is frightening.” Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh made this comment after public health adviser Dr Rohit Doon shared statistics on smo
Trinidad Express (tt)
added Mar 12, 2016 10:22
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[Asia, India, Florida] ROY: The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict: Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In India I am used to being in a group where I am the only person not smoking. Without ash trays in the house a social life seemed impossible. I have hung out with friends in a bar where everyone is lighting up under a No Smoking sign. No one gives me a
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:35
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[Canada] E-smokes breathe life into a dying industry

But with all the controversy about them in the news and on the Internet, he isn’t sure. Dan is sceptical, he has noticed e-cigarettes are not just sold in pharmacies like other quit smoking aids. They can be found at convenience stores and gas stations o
Kelowna (BC) Capital News (ca)
added Jan 8, 2014 23:08
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[Massachusetts] Beginning March 1, tobacco buyers must be 21 in Lawrence

The Board of Health voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt the new regulation, which includes a requirement that businesses selling tobacco products must post signs advising customers on how to enroll in a smoking cessation program. Also, stores will n
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Dec 21, 2014 05:46
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