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Waterloo pharmacist brings new nicotine addiction treatment to Canada

Blake Ziegler, pharmacist, University of Waterloo professor and founder of zpharm, has successfully gotten a natural health product (branded Cravv) approved for sale in Canada. Cravv's main ingredient is cytisine, a promising compound that's proven to re
OurWindsor.ca (ca)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:07
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Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

Ours is the first population health study to compare the blood pressure and cholesterol levels of people who self-identify as current versus social smokers. To eliminate risks of cardiovascular disease, the only answer is not to ever start smoking or st
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:28
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[Australia, UK] CHAPMAN: Why anecdotes aren’t strong evidence when it comes to quitting smoking

While compelling, personal anecdotes of what helped people quit smoking suffer from self-selection bias. We don’t hear from people who didn’t succeed.
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 4, 2017 19:10
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[New Zealand] Smokefree 2025: make it harder to get tobacco and it will be snuffed out, report says

The drastic measures will be presented to MPs on Wednesday morning... Edwards is among a group of 30 health experts who will launch the five-year strategy and accompanying progress report, titled Achieving Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025, at a Parliament brea
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:13
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E-cigarettes might help smokers quit tobacco

“It’s absolutely clear that e-cigarettes help smokers replace cigarettes,” said Peter Hajek, director of the health and lifestyle research unit at Queen Mary University in London, who wasn’t part of the study. Smoking rates have been generally declining
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 30, 2017 13:56
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GOTTLIEB: Protecting American Families: Comprehensive Approach to Nicotine and Tobacco

Unless we change course, 5.6 million children alive today will die prematurely later in life from tobacco use. A renewed focus on nicotine can help us to achieve a world where cigarettes no longer addict future generations of our kids; and where adults
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 28, 2017 17:52
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[UK] ASH Welcomes New Tobacco Control Plan for England: Funding needed for it to succeed

“Funding must be found if the Government is to achieve its vision of a “smokefree generation”. The tobacco industry should be made to pay a through a licence fee on the ‘polluter pays’ principle. Tobacco manufacturers are some of the most profitable comp
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 13:12
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NICOTINE IS NOT ADDICTIVE.

Decades of the assertion of nicotine addiction is wrong. Millions of smokers have been lied to. Millions have believed the addictive property in cigarettes is nicotine alone by default or design. MILLIONS have tried to “quit or die” with “approved” meth
Vaping Links Blog
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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EDITORIAL: California’s sky-high cigarette tax may already be reducing smoking

in the long run, reduced cigarette revenue is a small price to pay for better public health. This is a tax increase that merits celebration — because it’s going to save lives.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Jul 16, 2017 19:54
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Many hold mistaken beliefs about reducing risks of cigarette smoking

"It is important for the public to understand that the harms of smoking cannot be reduced except by quitting,” Annette R. Kaufman .... “Certain behaviors, such as exercise and diet, do not reduce the harmful effects of smoking if a person continues to smo
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2017 19:16
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