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[Australia] Quitline calls up by 78% the month after plain packaging of cigarettes

Calls to the New South Wales Quitline increased by 78% in the month after the introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes in 2012, although it is still not known if fewer people are smoking because of it. The chief executive of the Cancer Institute N
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 14, 2014 10:01

Do smokers support smoke-free laws to help themselves quit smoking? Findings from a longitudinal study

Support for smoke-free laws among smokers correlates with past quit attempts and predicts future quitting. These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that some smokers support smoke-free laws because the laws could help them quit smoking.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 12, 2014 04:45

[UK] PEMBERTON: Why e-smoking has got me fuming

Many smokers prefer e-cigarettes to the conventional nicotine replacement therapy offered by doctors, but the medical profession is notoriously slow to accept new or alternative options
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 7, 2014 08:49

[New York] NY smoking-cessation efforts get low marks

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids this month also included New York among states it said broke promises to use all or most of the money from the historic tobacco company settlement 15 years ago to combat smoking.
Kingston (NY) Daily Freeman
added Dec 25, 2013 22:59

It's the Great American Smokeout: 7 things to do instead of smoking

The latest studies say yes; a study out this week showed that smokers aged 65 and older who used to smoke 3.2 packs a day and kicked the habit, were able to lower their risk of heart disease to that of a non-smoker in an average of eight years. That shoul
TIME Magazine
added Nov 22, 2013 03:37

Great American Smokeout — November 21, 2013

sponsored by the American Cancer Society, is an annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking on that day, in an effort to stop permanently (1). This year, the Smokeout will be held on November 21.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:30

Tobacco Cessation Among Low-Income Smokers: Motivational Enhancement and Nicotine Patch Treatment

Conclusions: Integrating therapeutic approaches that promote use of and adherence to medications for quitting smoking, and which target stress management and reducing negative affect may enhance smoking cessation among low-income smokers.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 5, 2013 23:40

Menthol Cigarette Use Predicts Treatment Outcomes of Weight-Concerned Smokers

This study adds to the literature supporting the claim that smoking menthol cigarettes can have adverse effects on smoking cessation efforts and on other cessation-related outcomes, such as postcessation weight gain.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 29, 2013 12:25

[Europe, UK] Big Tobacco wakes up to a changing industry ($$)

Electronic cigarette companies have decamped to Strasbourg for the past few weeks to try to influence a landmark ruling tomorrow that will reshape the industry. There, MEPs will vote on whether e-cigarettes should no longer be regulated as consumer prod
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 7, 2013 11:02

[Asia, Malaysia] Smokers take price hike in their stride

According to consultant Jeevan Daniel, 30, who smokes three packs a week, despite the price hike burning a hole in his pocket, the habit is too hard to break. “I have been trying to quit every time the price goes up, but I have not been successful, so I
The Star (my)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:18
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