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Randomized Trial to Compare Smoking Cessation Rates of Snus, with and without Smokeless Tobacco Health-Related Information, and a Nicotine Lozenge

This randomized trial of the nicotine lozenge, snus, or snus plus information on the relative risks of smokeless tobacco vs. smoking found comparable but low smoking cessation rates for all three groups at weeks 12, 26, and 52. The one-time provision of
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:06
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StopWatch: The preliminary evaluation of a smartwatch-based system for passive detection of cigarette smoking

We present a low-cost, smartwatch-based system for passive detection of cigarette smoking. It uses data from the motion sensors in the watch to identify the signature hand movements of cigarette smoking. The system will provide the detailed measures of i
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:05
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E-cigarettes could help you quit smoking—and help your kids start

On the one hand, it seems clear that on several metrics the electronic products are better for one’s health than combustible cigarettes, and there’s evidence that they can help some adult smokers quit. On the other, there is strong evidence that vaping a
Popular Science
added Jan 28, 2018 03:49
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[Canada] Advocates commend province’s move to pay for youth smoking cessation help

WATERLOO REGION — Youth trying to quit smoking can now get free medication and pharmacist counselling paid for by the province. The local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society applauded the new option for young people looking to kick the habit before it
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39
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[Canada] Ontario Providing Free Counselling and Medication to Help Youth Quit Smoking

Ontario is making it easier for youth aged 24 years and under to quit smoking by providing them with free counselling from a pharmacist and medication through OHIP+, part of the biggest expansion to medicare in a generation....dies show youth who smoke b
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39
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[South Carolina] State leaders urged to pass policies on tobacco use

while South Carolina has taken significant steps to reduce tobacco use, with the increase in tobacco cessation coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries, elected officials must do more to save lives and ensure all South Carolina residents benefit.
WCIV-TV ABC-4 (Mount Pleasant, SC)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:06
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[Ireland] 20% of participants quit smoking after Trinity’s free course

The 20% are “normally post-graduates or staff,” however, according to College Health Promotion Officer, Martina Mullin. Each of the three courses offered see ten students attend on average, with approximately 40% of participants quitting in the short ter
Trinity News (ie)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:19
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[Massachusetts] Vaping As Lesser Evil: Boston Expert's Top Takeaways From Big E-Cig Report

WBUR spoke with Dr. Siegel about the new report, cigarettes versus e-cigarettes, and how he has been ostracized by his public health peers... I think the most important takeaway from the report is that if there are any long-term consequences [to vaping],
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jan 24, 2018 17:35
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Cigarette Smoking Rates in US Reach Historic Lows

"The good news is that these data are consistent with the declines in adult cigarette smoking that we’ve seen for several decades. These findings also show that more people are quitting, and those who continue to smoke are smoking less," according to Cor
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 24, 2018 17:12
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Michigan earns mixed grades on tobacco policies

When it comes to funding state tobacco prevention programs and taxes for tobacco sold in the state, Michigan earned the grade of an F. In terms of the coverage and access to services to help people quit using tobacco, Michigan earned the grade of a D.
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:37
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