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Quit-smoking drug suspected in 30 suicides in Canada

Poor data collection means there could be many more cases, experts say. But the maker of Champix says no reliable, scientific evidence fingers the drug in deaths
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 11, 2015 03:24
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Tobacco Cessation Among Users of Telephone and Web-Based Interventions — Four States, 2011–2012

Dual-service users had demographic and smoking characteristics similar to telephone-only and Web-only users. However, single-service users had significantly lower odds of cessation success compared with dual-service users. This suggests that availability
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 31, 2014 17:25
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi- Women benefit from anti-smoking clinics

Six hundred and sixty-one female smokers have visited anti-smoking clinics recently said Ali Al-Wadae'e general supervisor of the anti-smoking program. 'The number of patients registered with anti-smoking clinics has reached 7200 of which 994 visit 'fixe
MENAFN.com
added Dec 2, 2014 07:26
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Exclusive: U.S. CEOs threaten to pull tacit Obamacare support over 'wellness' spat

angered by the Obama administration's challenge to certain "workplace wellness" programs, are threatening to side with anti-Obamacare forces unless the government backs off... aim to control healthcare costs by reducing smoking... that can lead to expens
Reuters
added Nov 30, 2014 15:46
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Affordable Care Act Aimed to Increase Smoking Cessation

Several provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) intend to improve smoking cessation rates by increasing insurance coverage for effective interventions, according to a perspective piece published in the New England Journal of Medicine on November 19,
Pharmacy Times
added Nov 21, 2014 23:56
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[Belgium] E-cigarettes significantly reduce tobacco cravings

By the end of the 8-month study, 21% of study participants had stopped smoking tobacco altogether and an additional 23% cut the number of tobacco cigarettes they smoked per day by half.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:02
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CVS’s Competitors Can’t Afford to Quit Tobacco

Walgreen Co. and Rite Aid Corp. -- retail pharmacies whose cigarette displays are the last thing customers see when checking out -- say that helping tobacco users quit is enough, and they don’t plan to follow CVS and quit selling cigarettes, cigars and c
Bloomberg News
added Nov 9, 2014 22:24
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[UK] CLARK: Stopping cancer: don't tell people to quit smoking, ban it

Quit smoking campaigns, even when communicated to the broad public, reinforce tobacco exposure as an individual choice alone...a focus on individual behaviour provides cover for the tobacco, food, beverage, and alcohol industries as they expand into devel
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:59
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[UK] Half of smokers using Liverpool Stop Smoking Services used e-cigs

Over half the smokers using the Liverpool Stop Smoking Service have tried electronic cigarettes (51.3 per cent). Of these, nearly half had used them within the past month and are considered current users (45.5 per cent).
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 4, 2014 08:09
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Exposure to smoking on patios and quitting: a population representative longitudinal cohort study

Exposure to smoking on patios of a bar or restaurant is associated with a lower likelihood of success in a quit attempt. Instituting smoke-free patio regulations may help smokers avoid relapse after quitting.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2014 10:21
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