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[Australia] Plain-packaging encourages more quitters

GRAPHIC health warnings on plain-packaged cigarettes are having an impact on smokers, with more people indicating they might finally quit the habit, Quit Victoria says. Quit spokesman Luke Atkin said many smokers had told the organisation they could no l
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 30, 2012 16:32

7 Reasons to Quit Smoking That May Surprise You

* You'll be more attractive. Smoking not only stains your teeth yellow, it's been shown to age your skin more rapidly. For more information on reasons to quit, methods of quitting, and how your doctor can help, read the Vitals Smoking Cessation Guide.
added Nov 15, 2012 10:02

Campaign Has Smokers Listening to Smoking's Victims

CDC's graphic ads featuring ex-smokers appear to be getting people's attention
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 8, 2012 11:35

Tobacco kills a person a day in Malta

'Quit Tobacco' is the core message of a new campaign run by the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate with the aim of uniting smokers, ex-smokers and non-smokers in raising awareness about the benefits of being smoke-free.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Sep 20, 2012 14:33

[UK] VIDEOS: New national campaign urges smokers to quit

Britain's eight million smokers will be encouraged to kick the habit for 28 days from October 1 as part of Stoptober, the Department of Health announced.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 8, 2012 22:02

[Guam] It's never too late to quit smoking: Seniors who quit see health benefits almost immediately

Statistics from the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse show that more than 60 percent of cancers on Guam are due to tobacco use. Statistics also show that every cigarette smoked takes seven minutes off a person's life.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Sep 8, 2012 22:01

USDOJ: GlaxoSmithKline to Plead Guilty and Pay $3 Billion to Resolve Fraud Allegations and Failure to Report Safety Data

Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement in U.S. History
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:44

Cigarette and smokeless tobacco company smartphone applications

We identified four cigarette and one smokeless tobacco brand-sponsored apps on the Google Play store, but none in the Apple store. The apps sponsored by Grizzly, Newport, Skoal, Camel and Winston used the last four digits of the users’ social security nu
Tobacco Control
added Sep 10, 2018 20:20

[Europe, UK] British MPs push e-cigarettes as health benefit

British MPs are backing e-cigarettes as a public health fix to help traditional smokers kick the habit — and are eyeing Brexit as the perfect opportunity to boost the industry. In a ringing endorsement of vaping, MPs in the U.K. parliament’s science and
added Aug 18, 2018 16:55

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Are e-cigarettes really the seatbelts and condoms of tobacco-caused disease prevention?

Dr Joe Kosterich...repeated the factoid that e-cigarettes reduce harm by 95%, said there was “absolutely no evidence” of e-cigarettes being gateways to later uptake of smoking in teenagers and boldly claimed that “dual use [smoking as well as vaping) is
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Aug 10, 2018 17:33
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