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Can e-cigarettes be used to quit smoking?

American Lung Association has called on the Obama Administration to take action and for the FDA to propose meaningful regulation of these products to protect public health. A study has estimated that there are 250 different e-cigarette brands for sale i
Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Dec 18, 2013 06:02
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[Pennsylvania] Electronic cigarettes are not a big hit with teens

Smoke shop owners and school administrators supporting legislation to prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors acknowledge the devices are not a teenage craze. “I didn't know it was legal to sell to kids,” said Gabrielle Williams, co-owner o
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Dec 16, 2013 02:24
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[Africa, South Africa] SWEANOR/YACH: Looking for the next breakthrough in tobacco control and health

Are there risks as we embrace measures that fundamentally challenge the near-monopoly on nicotine maintenance currently held by the cigarette oligopoly? Certainly there are. … But these risks must be seen in relation to the risks of inaction (or counterpr
South African Medical Journal (za)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:18
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Tobacco Or Medicinal Product? Europe Divided Over E-Cigarettes

The vote has set the stage for an e-cigarette tussle in Brussels. Will the council agree that e-cigarettes should be treated like tobacco? Or will the council continue to insist that e-cigarettes should be regulated as medicinal devices?
Radio Free Europe
added Oct 13, 2013 01:21
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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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[Canada] BASIC BLACK:THE TOBACCO DEBACLE

How do you keep selling a product that slaughters its customers? Easy. You give them the e-cigarette... Best of all: you promote the e-cigarette as a way to quit smoking. There is one tiny bug, though. As a smoking cessation aid there is no evidence tha
Sask News Now (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:38
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The Potential of mHealth for Tobacco Dependence Treatment: Domestic and International Examples From NCI’s Smokefree.gov Initiative [FREE FULL TEXT]

On January 7, 2014, the SRNT Treatment Network hosted a live webinar on the potential of mHealth for improving smoking cessation outcomes and foreseen challenges for this rapidly growing area. The webcast was presented by Dr. E. Augustson. Dr. Augustson
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 31, 2014 14:11
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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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More than 200000 of Qatar's adult population smoke

The ‘Kulluna for a Healthy Heart’ campaign has urged people to quit smoking which is a major cause of preventable deaths and diseases. According to a 2013 World Health Organisation study, some 10 percent or more than 200,000 of Qatar’s adult populatio
The Peninsula (qa)
added Jul 6, 2014 18:19
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[Florida] Jury rules against cigarette company in $18 million verdict

argued that any current marketing by R.J. Reynolds is subject to FDA approval. "They are now closely watched and heavily regulated," Geise said. "Reynolds is now making a product that helps people stop smoking."...current management at Reynolds had nothi
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added May 18, 2016 07:17
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