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The Great American Smokeout: Day 1 on the Path to a Tobacco-Free Future

on Thursday, November 15, 2018, the event takes on a new theme: "Day 1," reflecting the event's evolution from quitting for the day to the recognition that successful cessation takes time and planning. Smokers are encouraged to use the day to map out a pl
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2018 22:13
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[UK] Staggering number of smokers who want to quit but still spark up within ONE HOUR of waking up revealed

Over 60% light up in that first sixty minutes after opening their eyes, data from The Office for National Statistics reveals. .. A simple Hold My Light pledge with pals can be a smoker's first step to a smoke-free future
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:01

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO downplays e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aid

Representative to the Philippines Dr. Gundo Weiler said that it is still not clear... “There are also claims that e-cigarettes lead to reduction in smoking. It is not so clear at this point whether indeed along the line people will have less consumption o
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:49

Is smoking cessation in young adults associated with tobacco retailer availability in their activity space?

Individuals encounter resources in the course of their regular daily activities which may hamper smoking cessation. This study highlights the relevance of considering the tobacco retail environment of both individuals’ residential neighbourhood and activ
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 12, 2018 00:40

[Asia, India] Vapers fume over government advisory banning e-cigarettes

But doctors involved in tobacco control programmes in India feel the nicotine content in e-cigarettes is equally or more harmful. According to S.K. Arora, the tobacco control officer of the Delhi government, the average nicotine content of a cigarette is
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:50

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] When reducing harm is an option

what has happened is a burgeoning number of producers who have come up with alternatives such as vaping, heated tobacco products and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) like gum and patches. Studies and research, however, are still ongoing in this deba
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:38

Celebrate This Veterans Day Tobacco Free

Quit Tobacco in Honor of Veterans Day Each Veterans Day, we honor the brave men and women who served in the United States military. We recognize the difficult sacrifices you and your family have made to protect our country. Your health shouldn’t be one o
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 9, 2018 20:51

Cigarette smoking hits a low in the US, but don’t thank vapes for it

But even though e-cigarette companies tout vapes as alternatives to cigarettes, this dramatic drop in smoking isn’t necessarily because of a rise in vaping. Only about 14 percent of Americans over the age of 18 smoked cigarettes last year, down from more
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 10, 2018 17:28
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[New York] Lift the fog: Smoking kills. You can quit!

If anyone out there still thinks smoking is harmless, consider this: The regional cancer hospital has a robust research program bent on learning more about why some people smoke, what damage the addictive habit can cause, and which forms of tobacco and n
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59

[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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