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[Malaysia] Willpower, Mindset Needed To Quit Smoking During Ramadan - PPIM

Malaysian Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM) has created a '24-Hour Quit Smoking' programme to assist smokers. PPIM training director Dr Izham Nayan said the programme under the Community Practitioners of Moral and Healthy Living (KOMPAS) provided train
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:50

Drs. Oz & Roizen: Evidence mounts on dangers of e-cigarettes

If anyone you know thinks that it’s safe to drag on an e-cigarette around infants or children, ask them not to do that. And as for adults who want to quit smoking, use patches and support groups to get you off nicotine, and then stay inhale-exhale-free f
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Jun 9, 2014 17:58

E-cigarettes: Systematic Review Finds 85 Percent Use Them For Smoking Cessation

A systematic literature search for data on e-cigarettes' mechanism of action, their emissions, how they are seen by groups of potential users, their efficacy in smoking cessation, and their addiction potential finds that more studies will have to be done
Science 2.0
added Jun 5, 2014 10:32

These Cleverly Designed Cigarettes Are Made To Trick Smokers Into Quitting

The sneaky "Tobacco-Quitting Cigarettes" are the creation of Tseng Yi-Wen , a U.K.-based designer who's enthralled with behavior-modifying products....her special cigs would allow smokers to still get occasional puffs, but in a much less routine...the "T
Business Insider
added May 29, 2014 16:02

SIEGEL: POV: Antismoking Movement Has Been Co-Opted

Both the government and the national tobacco control organizations have largely abandoned the fight against the tobacco industry and smoking, and instead have dedicated themselves to seeking funding for research or policy that makes little or no further c
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added May 28, 2014 12:09

[Georgia] E-cigarette Industry is 'Wild, Wild West'

As unaware of the dangers of smoking as people were in the 1950’s, we may be just about as much in the dark about today’s puffing craze: e-cigarettes. Since their arrival in the U.S. around 2007, electronic cigarettes have become all the rage on the nic
Georgia Public Broadcasting
added May 28, 2014 01:04

[UK, UK-Scotland] E-cigarette rise 'may explain fall in attempts to quit smoking in Scotland'

The rise of electronic cigarettes may explain a sharp fall in people seeking NHS help to quit smoking in Scotland, it has been suggested. An estimated 10% of the adult smoking population made an attempt to quit using NHS services in 2013, although the t
BBC Online
added May 27, 2014 12:13

[UK] SIEGEL: New Study of Trajectory of E-Cigarette Use Suggests a Pattern of Decreasing Cigarette and Nicotine Addiction

The rest of the story is that dual use is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it may for some be a gateway to smoking cessation.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 23, 2014 11:43

The Passive-Aggressive Gadget You Need to Stop Smoking

Quitbit, a high-tech USB lighter, counts every time you use it, and then tallies it up on a nifty iPhone app. You can see how much and when you smoked, and even share and compete with your friends. It actually makes not-smoking fun!
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 12, 2014 20:17

UK chief pharmaceutical officers express concern over pharmacies selling e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes should not be presented as having any therapeutic value, say chief pharmacists The UK’s four chief pharmaceutical officers have spoken out on the issue of community pharmacies selling and promoting unlicensed e-cigarettes and express their
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added May 11, 2014 13:40
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