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[UK] Burnley women urged to stub it out

Shocking statistics have revealed that Burnley has the second highest rate of women smokers in the country. The figures revealed that 25.5% of women living in Burnley smoke, second only to Hastings in East Sussex, with fellow Lancashire area South Ribble
Burnley Express (Burnley Today) (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:30
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New Survey Results Address Impact of JUUL Use on Eliminating or Reducing Cigarette Consumption

A total of 18,799 adults completed the survey and received a $30 virtual Visa Reward Card.... JUUL Labs commissioned CSUR to independently design, administer and analyze the survey results. Email invitations to complete an online survey about use of cigar
PR Newswire
added Jun 28, 2018 21:47
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[UK] Midwives' cash call to get pregnant women to quit smoking

More investment is needed to help pregnant women quit smoking and manage their weight, the Royal College of Midwives Wales has said. Almost one in five pregnant women in Wales still smokes 10 weeks into their term, according to the latest figures, with
BBC Online
added Jun 28, 2018 21:44
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E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

? In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, and the only thing that really helped was paying folks to kick the habit. Critics of the study say it doesn’t close the case on vaping pro
Royal Oak (MI) Daily Tribune
added Jun 28, 2018 14:59
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Smoking declines

Finally, quitting successfully may take between 8 and 11 attempts, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The important thing to realize is that this may take time, so never give up.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2018 21:26
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Prisoners desperate for nicotine are now vaping in UK jails as sales top 65,000 a week EXCLUSIVE

A Prison Service spokesperson told Metro.co.uk: ‘All closed prisons in England and Wales are now smoke free reducing the risk of second-hand smoke to prisoners and staff. ‘Prisoners have been given support in quitting smoking if they need it including vap
Metro Café (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:17
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[Asia, China, New York] NYC wants Chinese men to stop smoking

Nearly a quarter of Asian men smoke cigarettes and lung cancer among Chinese men in New York City has increased by 70 percent over the past 15 years, according to the city's health department. Targeting Chinese men in particular, the department launched
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:39
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[UK] NHS not doing enough to help smokers, says North-East-based Fresh

TOBACCO control group Fresh has backed calls from the Royal College of Physicians for the NHS to offer smokers routine support to quit when they receive hospital care regardless of their condition.
This is the North East (Northern Echo and the Darlington & Stockton Times) (uk)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:20
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CDC Report Emphasizes Importance of Smoke-Free Policies on College Campuses

Smoke-free policies not only protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke exposure, but they also reduce the social acceptability of smoking, help prevent youth and young adult smoking initiation, and increase smokers’ efforts to quit smoking. A recent repo
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Jun 28, 2018 02:42
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[Australia] Anti-smoking advocates urge governments to plug gaps in smoke-free laws

Heart Foundation and Quit Victoria are urging all employers, especially those whose staff work outdoors, to follow Eastlink's lead and introduce smoke-free policies and state governments to plug gaps in existing smoke-free legislation, which leave many p
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:10
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