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CDC Targets Anti-Smoking Efforts At LGBT Community: 'This Is A Justice And Equity Issue'

smoking rates among the LGBT community are still disproportionately high. That’s partly because Big Tobacco has specifically worked to target LGBT individuals, who already tend to be particularly susceptible to smoking due to minority stress. And there ha
Think Progress (blog)
added Apr 2, 2013 15:34
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[UK, UK-Wales] Riot fears as cigarettes set to be banned from prisons in England and Wales to stop passive smoking compensation claims from officers

The Prison Service is introducing the ban following a long campaign from staff, who have objected to breathing in the second-hand smoke of inmates. Instead, the criminals will be offered electronic cigarettes or nicotine patches to satisfy their craving
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2013 13:32
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[North Carolina] Chapel Hill firm raising $3M for smoking cessation technology

The problem with the current slate of smoking cessation products is that they are ineffective at delivering nicotine ... E-Nicotine has developed what it says is a better way to get nicotine to the “deep lung” where it is best absorbed. The proprietary
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:42
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Nicotine Vaccine May Help You Quit Smoking

The nicotine vaccine (NicVAX), currently under development by Nabi Biopharmaceuticals, is a chemical derivative of nicotine that is linked to a protein that induces an immune response. The nicotine-antibody complexes are structurally too large to cross th
Forbes
added Feb 27, 2013 11:29
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Identifying When Smokers Attempting Cessation Are At A Higher Risk Of Relapse

New findings by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health may help identify situations in which smokers who are trying to quit are at a higher risk of relapse.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 15, 2013 11:02
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[Massachusetts] Budget Shortfalls Burning Anti-Smoking Funds

Millions of dollars originally intended for smoking cessation programs in Massachusetts have been diverted to offset budget deficits, leaving the state struggling to fund quit-smoking hotlines, treatment programs and anti-tobacco advertising, the New Eng
WGBH (Boston, MA)
added Jan 30, 2013 20:27
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Up in Smoke: Anti-Smoking Dollars Diverted in Massachusetts

Millions of dollars originally intended for smoking cessation programs in Massachusetts have been diverted to offset budget deficits, leaving the state struggling to fund quit-smoking hotlines, treatment programs and anti-tobacco advertising, the New Engl
New England Center for Investigative Reporting
added Jan 27, 2013 22:51
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[Philippines] E-cigarettes not advisable for smokers – DOH

increasingly popular among young Filipinos, are not advisable for those who want to quit smoking, the Department of Health (DOH) warned last week. Anthony Leachon, DOH consultant for non-communicable diseases, e-cigarettes could not help a person who wan
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jan 26, 2013 03:44
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Perrigo Launches Store Brand Version Of Nicorette® Mini Nicotine Lozenges

This launch represents the first to market nicotine mini lozenge products for the store brand market. The mint flavored mini lozenges are marketed under retailer and wholesalers' store, or own brand labels and are comparable to GlaxoSmithKline's Nicorett
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2013 18:10
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Some startling smoking stats

There are many avenues for quitting smoking. Talk with a doctor about medical and nonmedical intervention to find a plan that works for you.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:07
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