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LETTER: Which smoking cessation aids are proven effective according to smokers who want to quit smoking? A report from the Netherlands

The use of evidence-based smoking cessation aids (SCA) is an important strategy in helping smokers to quit successfully ... do smokers know which SCA are evidence-based and which are not? This study sought to find an answer to this question.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2013 05:22

Cutting back on smoking doesn't help longevity

THE QUESTION Though smokers generally have a shorter life expectancy than nonsmokers, might cutting back on the number of cigarettes allow a smoker to live longer? THIS STUDY involved 5,254 smokers, in two separate groups, who were 40 to 65 years old at
Washington Post
added Jul 15, 2013 17:54

[Australia] What price quitting? The price of cigarettes at which smokers say they would seriously consider trying to quit

Conclusions: These results do suggest a potentially useful approach to setting taxes in Australia. If taxes can be set high enough to ensure that the cost of the smokers'preferred packs exceeds critical price points, then it seems likely that more peopl
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 14, 2013 00:14

[New Zealand] Advancing the retail endgame: public perceptions of retail policy interventions

Mandatory tobacco-free retail zones around schools, and requiring stores selling tobacco to stock cessation products received strong support, even among daily smokers; both measures would reduce youth exposure to tobacco while providing smokers with bett
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2013 02:02

[North Carolina] Are electronic cigarettes helpful or not?

Like patches or gum, nicotine is entered into the bloodstream, but in an article in The Huffington Post on Monday, Dr. Lynn Kozlowski said e-cigarettes are more likely to get a smoker to quit altogether.
Kinston (NC) Free Press
added Jun 30, 2013 11:50

[UK] E-cigarette 'vapers' using them to quit smoking

These are positive results for the marketers of e-cigarettes, but the most important thing to remember is that this is a cross sectional sample that can only tell us the experiences of a specific population group – people who were recruited from two e-cig
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Apr 12, 2013 13:26

[UK] ‘Vaping’ profiles and preferences: an online survey of electronic cigarette users

E-cigarettes are used primarily for smoking cessation, but for a longer duration than nicotine replacement therapy, and users believe them to be safer than smoking.
added Apr 8, 2013 10:46

[California] CDC: Smoking is “70% higher in the LGBT community,” burdens healthcare system | VIDEO

Dr. Tim McAfee, director of the CDC’s Office on Smoke and Health, also spoke to San Diego Gay & Lesbian News about the horrific statistics showing that smoking is “70% higher in the LGBT community” than in the straight world. “This is a big, big health
San Diego (CA) Gay and Lesbian News
added Apr 2, 2013 15:36

KOTZ: Will the CDC's new anti-smoking ads help smokers quit?

There's "very strong scientific evidence" that such public awareness tactics have led to an increase in the number of smokers who successfully quit, said CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden in a press briefing last Thursday. But some people appear to have a ge
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 1, 2013 09:34

Should Clinicians Encourage Smoking Cessation for Every Patient Who Smokes?

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Mar 13, 2013 11:47
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