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GLANTZ: Another well-done longitudinal study shows e-cigs depress smoking cessation

The bottom line: Smokers who used e-cigarettes quit smoking at half the rate of smokers who did not use e-cigarettes (9.4% among e-cig users vs. 18.9% among those who didn’t). The kind of product and intensity of use did not affect the results, nor did
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
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[Massachusetts] Evaluation of a Train-the-trainer Program to Build Capacity for Training Tobacco Treatment Specialists

The Trainer-led model expanded the number of UMass-trained TTSs with equivalent participant knowledge and perceived improvement in ability to deliver effective tobacco dependence treatment compared to the gold-standard training model. It offers a potenti
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 25, 2018 14:52
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[New Zealand] Smart tech used in varsity quit smoking study

University of Otago-led research shows smart technology can shed new light on the challenges faced by smokers trying to quit by using e-cigarettes. The research trialled the use of ''smart'' technology, including smart e-cigarettes and smartphones, among
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:14
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[UK] NHS STAFF MAKE PLEDGE ON WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

Senior staff at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (NTW), a provider of mental health and disability services have made a public commitment to reduce smoking rates among both their patients and staff. NTW Chair, Ken Jarrold, Chief Exe
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:13
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: If Hong Kong’s tobacco users can’t quit, they must get safer choices

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day...regulators, health professionals, smokers and vapers, as well as manufacturers of smoke-free products, have a real opportunity to be aligned...-- Paul Riley, president, East Asia and Australia, Philip Morris Asia Ltd
South China Morning Post
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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Lifetime Smoking History and Risk of Lung Cancer: Results From the Framingham Heart Study

Among heavy former smokers, lung cancer risk drops within five YSQ relative to continuing smokers, yet it remains more than threefold higher than never smokers after 25 YSQ. Four of ten lung cancers occurred in former smokers with more 15 YSQ, beyond the
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added May 19, 2018 18:55
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More Americans are trying e-cigarettes - but fewer are taking it up as a long-term habit, new figures show

Adults who said they have tried vaping at least once reached just over 15 percent in 2016, versus 12.6 percent in 2014. That means an estimated 33 million...Bao warns it could mean more non-smokers may be exposing themselves to nicotine, while fewer smoke
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2018 22:01
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[Asia, Mid-east] VAT on tobacco in Saudi Arabia persuades many smokers to quit, but some hang on

Many Saudis say the increase in tobacco prices which doubled after the introduction of the value-added tax (VAT) in June last year, has helped them to quit this bad habit. Salman Al-Imam, a Sudanese driver living in Saudi Arabia, gave up 10 months ago. “
Arab News (sa)
added May 9, 2018 15:22
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Secret Philip Morris Files Show What the Tobacco Giant Knew About Addiction

the company scapegoated the chemical as the solitary driver of addiction. By placing the blame on nicotine, company scientists drew attention away from a potential public health focus on biological, social, psychological, and environmental factors that co
Inverse
added May 3, 2018 19:36
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[Asia, India] Quitline no, enhanced warnings on tobacco packs from Sept

me September, all products and cigarette packs will have a national toll-free number printed on them to assist users to quit, besides warnings, including enhanced pictorial images and text messages, covering 85 per cent of the packet area.
Times of India
added Apr 4, 2018 17:12
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