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Smokers' Risk of Sudden Death Drops After Quitting

* Explain that an analysis of data from the Nurses' Health Study showed that risk of sudden cardiac death was higher in women who smoked and highest for those who smoked the most cigarettes for the longest duration. * Note that women who had quit smokin
MedPage Today
added Dec 11, 2012 19:10

Electronic nicotine delivery systems: regulatory and safety challenges: Singapore perspective -- Cheah et al.

Based on samples tested in this study, many contain misleading information on product ingredients. The results show poor consistency between actual nicotine content analysed on ENDS cartridges and the amount labelled. These findings raise safety and effic
Tobacco Control
added Dec 2, 2012 13:34

[UK] ORR: Smoking is a huge 'sod you' to fear of consequence, but I'm giving it up

the truth is that one in five people still smoke. Why? Because the tobacco industry has resisted all attempts to shackle it, assisted by other free-market libertarians.
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Dec 1, 2012 13:38

[New York] TOLMACH: Smoke Screen

Making mistakes and exposing them to the world was an exercise in vulnerability that I hadn’t been able to accept in the past. Looking back, I always read the actions of the kids in the parking lot as an announcement. “This is exactly who we are,” they ge
Columbia Daily Spectator (Columbia U.)
added Nov 15, 2012 10:50

[India] Are mild cigarettes better than regular cigarettes?

But have you ever stopped to consider what the actual impact of mild, ultra mild or light cigarettes is? Do the mild cigarettes really help you quit smoking? There are lots of myths out there; we filter the facts from the fiction with the help of a speci
Times of India
added Nov 13, 2012 05:30

Georgia’s tobacco tax: Unusually low and tough to change

Testimony from people like Moore proves why Georgia should raise its tobacco taxes, said Sarah Balog, government relations director for the American Heart Association in Atlanta. “Every price increase has a documented and proven effect to reduce youth
Georgia Health News
added Nov 5, 2012 04:17

Women Who Quit Smoking May Gain Up to 10 Years of Life: Study

And the earlier they stopped smoking, the better the results
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 2, 2012 15:43

New approach to prevent smoking relapse identified

Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have said that they have developed a protein peptide that may be a new type of highly targeted treatment to prevent smoking relapse, which occurs frequently in smokers who attempt to quit, de
ANI (in)
added Oct 23, 2012 18:27

TVECA Claims E-Cig Company V2 Touts Its Products for Quitting Smoking and That Electronic Cigarettes Are Not Tobacco Products

The Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (who is presenting this release) understands that electronic cigarettes are less harmful than tobacco cigarettes, but the association does not make the claim and does not claim that the electronic cigaret
PR Newswire
added Oct 4, 2012 08:59

[Philippines] Half of Pinoy smokers likely to quit if sin taxes increase - survey

About half of regular smokers in the Philippines will "possibly" stop the habit should the proposed increase in tobacco excise tax push through, survey results released Friday, September 14, showed.
Rappler (ph)
added Sep 14, 2012 08:13
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