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[Maryland] U.S. Surgeon General talks tobacco and cigarette smoking in Baltimore

Surgeon General Dr. Jerome M. Adams gave the keynote speech Thursday to members of The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco... He grew up working on his grandfather’s tobacco farm in St. Mary’s County...But his grandfather was also a life-long smo
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 23, 2018 16:26
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CARUANA: American Cancer Society changes its position on e-cigarettes

The organization finally recognizes the research in favour of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation, and recommends that physicians support smokers who choose the devices as their preferred cessation aids.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:09
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E-cigs for quitting smoking? A cautious thumbs-up from American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is recommending — with caution — to health care clinicians that they add electronic cigarettes and vaporizers as a smoking-cessation option. The nonprofit group stressed Tuesday its policy statement is directed strictly at ad
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2018 00:57
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[UK] MITCHELL: Why is the NHS listening to the siren voices of the vape manufacturers?

Allen Carr’s book remains unrecommended by official bodies, never mind free on the NHS. The government wants to tell people it’s easier to give up if you commit to regular spending on a different nicotine product instead. As BAT fails to produce the only
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:47
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[Australia] Drippers, throat hits and fairy farts: Inside the hidden world - and secret language - of a vaping bar and the legal minefield faced by e-cigarette users

The Steamery bills itself as 'Sydney's Premier Vape Lounge', home to a community of 'vapers', many of whom have had to break laws they say are stupid in an attempt to save their lives... With at least 100 visitors a day, this is Sydney's vaping central.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:18
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Tobacco's Harms May Come Sooner Than Smokers Think

Researchers found that compared with nonsmokers, those who smoke generally believe that any health problems -- from yellow teeth to lung cancer -- would strike later in life. It's a perception, researchers said, that might delay some people's efforts to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 24, 2018 04:46
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The cancer death rate has dropped again. Here's why.

While the reduction in cigarette smoking has pushed down mortality rates, “tobacco remains by far the leading cause of cancer deaths today, responsible for nearly 3 in 10 cancer deaths.”
Washington Post
added Jan 6, 2018 18:20
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4 Tips to Quit Smoking

If you’re thinking about quitting or have tried to quit in the past without success, the FDA’s new smoking cessation education campaign at EveryTryCounts.gov offers support.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 5, 2018 21:22
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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Disparagement of health warning labels on cigarette packages and cessation attempts: results from four countries

HWL disparagement was assessed as the frequency of making fun of HWLs in the past month...HWL disparagement among smokers may indicate greater warning relevance and processing and does not result in counterproductive effects on cessation efforts.
Health Education Research
added Nov 17, 2017 20:03
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[New Zealand] Ministry changes tune on smoking alternatives

After a change of heart, health officials are throwing their support behind e-cigarettes and vaping, saying they could help people quit smoking.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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