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South Florida scientists work to help smokers kick the habit

Scripps Florida is studying ways to reduce nicotine cravings, the University of Miami is working on research that could kill cancerous cells in the lungs, and Florida Atlantic University is working on ways to make vaccines safer for smokers and those imp
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Aug 6, 2013 02:38

Washington tobacco quitline to cut services August 1

State funding for the quitline and support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will expire at the end of July. The CDC will provide limited funding beginning in August, but it will only cover a single call and does not cover nicotine or g
KREM (Spokane, WA)
added Jul 28, 2013 19:54

[UK] E-cigarettes: Is a smoking alternative being choked by regulation?

While e-cigarettes can be used as a stepping stone to ending nicotine addiction, some vapers see them as a way to continue a hobby they enjoy without the attendant fear of death. That's because although nicotine is the addictive ingredient in cigarettes
BBC Online
added Jul 7, 2013 19:41

[UK-Scotland] Just cutting down the number of cigarettes does not reduce smokers’ risk of early death

Smokers are unlikely to extend their lifespan if they choose to smoke fewer cigarettes but don’t give up altogether. The conclusion was reached by researchers at the Universities of Glasgow and Stirling who examined data from more than 5,200 men and wom
University of Glasgow (uk)
added Jul 5, 2013 00:04

New Smoking Cessation Campaign Offers Support for the "Quitter in You"

The American Lung Association and WellPoint Inc. are supporting smokers in their efforts to quit for good through the "Quitter in You" smoking cessation campaign. WellPoint awarded the American Lung Association $1.5 million in support of the program. Th
PR Newswire
added Jun 25, 2013 08:48

[Europe, USA] SMITH: Up in Smoke: Distrust of E-cigarettes Cement Big Pharma’s Monopoly

Over-zealous regulators in Europe and the US are threatening the growing market for e-cigarettes, reducing their revolutionary potential to save millions of lives in the 21st century by weaning smokers off the poisons in traditional cigarettes. (sg)
added Jun 19, 2013 11:16

[Asia, Thailand] Thai smokers intent to

Half of the smokers responding to a Thailand poll this week were determined to stop smoking on World No Tobacco Day today, according to an ABAC poll conducted May 28-30 among 2,036 people aged over 18 years old in 17 provinces.
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Jun 4, 2013 09:47

[South Carolina] E-cigarettes: No tobacco? Sure. Safe alternative? Nobody knows, but market growing

He felt so strongly about the health benefits of the products that he started his own business making refill cartridges for the devices. Many people feel the way Sena does about the health benefits of e-cigarettes, claiming they can notice the differenc
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added May 19, 2013 18:47

Do E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit?

Smokers who wish to quit commonly use electronic cigarettes to help them, despite the lack of evidence that the devices work, a new study finds. (Yahoo!)
added May 18, 2013 22:58

[Ohio] Vapor tales: Advocates say e-cigarettes help them quit

Health officials aren’t so sure about testimonies
Toledo (OH) Blade
added May 13, 2013 03:02
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