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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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Bioabsorption Breakthrough Shows Promise for Tobacco, Cannabinoids, Medication

The development of readily absorbed nicotine-infused edible products could create smoke-free cigarette alternatives and greatly improve upon the success of inhalation smoking cessation programs...expected FDA action makes [PMI] a potential licensee for ed
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:26
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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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[USA] E-cigarette bans highlight public health divide between US and UK researchers

New York is joining 10 other states banning indoor vaping, reflecting a US focus on the harm of e-cigs, rather than their ability to help people quit cigarettes America’s lax smoking regulations may contribute to researchers’ estimation of potential harm
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:32
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[UK] Prisoners allowed to VAPE in their cells despite smoking ban riot at Walton jail

Jails across Merseyside are encouraging prisoners to take part in Stoptober this month, giving out advice to help them quit. The softer approach comes only a few weeks after riots broke out at Walton prison - reportedly caused by efforts to enforce a sm
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:31
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[UK] ASH response to British Psychological Society endorsement of electronic cigarettes

“We welcome this report setting out the role e-cigarettes can play in reducing the harm from smoking. Many smokers have found e-cigarettes helpful in quitting but confusion persists among some about the relative safety of vaping compared to smoking. 2.9
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 21:05
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Over Its 111-Year History, This Approval Marks a First for the FDA / Smokers will have a brand-new tool at their disposal to help them quit.

FDA gave a green light to the very first smartphone app designed to help people quit smoking. ...Carrot CEO David Utley noted in an interview with CNBC that the app is designed to motivate smokers rather than admonish them, and that it's targeted at all s
Motley Fool
added Oct 7, 2017 18:13
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[Asia-pacific, China] Vaping and e-cigarettes in Hong Kong: a dangerous gateway or a safe tool for quitting smoking?

As the Hong Kong government considers banning e-cigarettes and legislating against vaping, we talk to experts, detractors and fans of the 13-year-old phenomenon
South China Morning Post
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[UK] Teen and pregnant smokers face Government crackdown under drastic new plans to slash rates as experts predict the 'end is in sight' for cigarettes

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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