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[UK] Girl, 12, poisons classmates with nicotine spray which her SCHOOL prescribed

The 12-year-old girl, a pupil at Wolstanton High School, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, in Staffs, was prescribed the nicotine spray by health workers after she became addicted to smoking. But when she brought in the Nicorette mouth spray to school, it was pa
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 30, 2015 08:58
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Health Tip: Ready to Quit Smoking?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explains these essential steps to quitting smoking: * Choose an exact date to quit. * Find ways to deal with cravings by talking with your doctor, participating in a telephone "quitline" or joining a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:52
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CVS Health Foundation Commits $5 Million to Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

announced a $5 million five-year commitment to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids to launch its new "Making the Next Generation Tobacco-Free" grant program. Through the program, the CVS Health Foundation will partner with Tobacco-Free Kids to provide gran
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:59
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Quit-smoking drug suspected in 30 suicides in Canada

Poor data collection means there could be many more cases, experts say. But the maker of Champix says no reliable, scientific evidence fingers the drug in deaths
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:24
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Tobacco Cessation Among Users of Telephone and Web-Based Interventions — Four States, 2011–2012

Dual-service users had demographic and smoking characteristics similar to telephone-only and Web-only users. However, single-service users had significantly lower odds of cessation success compared with dual-service users. This suggests that availability
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 31, 2014 17:25
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi- Women benefit from anti-smoking clinics

Six hundred and sixty-one female smokers have visited anti-smoking clinics recently said Ali Al-Wadae'e general supervisor of the anti-smoking program. 'The number of patients registered with anti-smoking clinics has reached 7200 of which 994 visit 'fixe
MENAFN.com
added Dec 2, 2014 07:26
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Exclusive: U.S. CEOs threaten to pull tacit Obamacare support over 'wellness' spat

angered by the Obama administration's challenge to certain "workplace wellness" programs, are threatening to side with anti-Obamacare forces unless the government backs off... aim to control healthcare costs by reducing smoking... that can lead to expens
Reuters
added Nov 30, 2014 15:46
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Affordable Care Act Aimed to Increase Smoking Cessation

Several provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intend to improve smoking cessation rates by increasing insurance coverage for effective interventions, according to a perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine on November 19,
Pharmacy Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:56
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[Belgium] E-cigarettes significantly reduce tobacco cravings

By the end of the 8-month study, 21% of study participants had stopped smoking tobacco altogether and an additional 23% cut the number of tobacco cigarettes they smoked per day by half.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:02
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CVS’s Competitors Can’t Afford to Quit Tobacco

Walgreen Co. and Rite Aid Corp. -- retail pharmacies whose cigarette displays are the last thing customers see when checking out -- say that helping tobacco users quit is enough, and they don’t plan to follow CVS and quit selling cigarettes, cigars and c
Bloomberg News
added Nov 9, 2014 22:24
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