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[UK] Philip Morris stop-smoking campaign attacked as PR stunt

The wraparound advertisement covering Monday’s Daily Mirror tabloid is part of Philip Morris’s 2 million pound ($2.61 million) “Hold My Light” campaign, in which the world’s biggest international tobacco company is pushing a 30-day challenge for people t
Reuters
added Oct 23, 2018 16:08
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[UK] Backlash as world's biggest tobacco firm launches £2million campaign to help smokers kick the habit and switch to vaping

Philip Morris International, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, are behind the initiative to encourage people to quit smoking for at least a month. But health charities have slammed the move as 'staggering hypocrisy' and 'PR puff', saying the company is o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 15:59
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Quitting Behaviors among Dual Cigarette/E-cigarette Users and Cigarette Smokers Enrolled in the Tobacco User Adult Cohort (TUAC)

in the natural environment, dual users of cigarettes and e-cigarettes were more likely than cigarette smokers to quit cigarettes in the short term but no more likely to quit using cigarettes and all tobacco products over time.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:53
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[Australia, New Zealand] Promotion of JUUL on Twitter [FREE FULL TEXT]

In balancing the related competing arguments about e-cigarettes, evidence such as that reported by Chu et al. demonstrates the need for public health policies that minimise the promotion of e-cigarettes to adolescents and nonsmokers. The absence of such
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Oct 20, 2018 14:46
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VIDEO: E-Cigarettes: What Do We Know?

pointed out that lacking data don’t allow for a real conclusion. While at the 2018 CHEST Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX, Hayes sat down with MD Magazine® to explain what data is known about e-cigarettes in relation to tobacco cessation efforts and wha
MD Magazine
added Oct 19, 2018 17:49
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Scripps researchers successfully test potential new smoking-cessation treatment in rodents

the scientists gave nicotine-dependent rats an engineered enzyme that breaks down nicotine in the bloodstream before it can reach the brain. Treatment quickly reduced the animals' motivation to take nicotine, reversed their signs of nicotine dependence, a
News-Medical.net
added Oct 19, 2018 12:09
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Scientists develop a new quit-smoking drug that puts addicts off cigarettes by stopping their nicotine 'hit'

A quit-smoking drug based on a protein found in soil could help addicts quit without any withdrawals, research suggests. Trials on addicted rats showed the medication broke down nicotine in their bodies before it reached their brains - stopping them re
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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Ex-smokers think e-cigarettes don’t help smokers quit

According to recent data from YouGov Plan & Track, US adults aged 18-34 are much more likely to identify as non-smokers — defined as someone who has smoked fewer than 100 traditional cigarettes in their lifetime — than those aged 35 or older. In total, 7
YouGov (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 12:06
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[UK] THE NHS SMOKEFREE PLEDGE

A number of NHS Trusts and CCGs have already signed the pledge. ...Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust September 2018 East London Foundation Trust September 2018 City and Hackney GP Confederation September 2018 Great Western Hospitals NHS F
Smokefree Action (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:53
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[UK] WONDER QUIT DRUG Drug developed to help smokers pack in the habit without withdrawal symptoms

Scientists have created a medicine that breaks down nicotine in the blood before it can deliver a hit to the brain... Tests in hooked rats showed it quickly reduced their desire to take the addictive substance. It also reversed their signs of dependence
The Sun (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:40
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