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[UK] Quit smoking campaign Stoptober backs e-cigs for first time

The annual Stoptober campaign in England is embracing e-cigarettes for the first time - in a sign vaping is being seen as the key to getting people to quit. Health experts have tended to shy away from explicitly promoting e-cigarettes. But the government
BBC Online
added Sep 21, 2017 13:42
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[UK] Success rates for people quitting smoking hit record high

Nearly 20% of those who quit in first half of 2017 have been successful, with e-cigarettes becoming most popular method of quitting, say UCL researchers
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 21, 2017 13:45
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[UK] Call for users of e-cigarettes to be told ’little evidence of benefits or harms’

GPs should warn smokers there is currently little evidence on the long-term benefits or harms of e-cigarettes, British health officials have said. The move from the country’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) comes despite backing
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:27
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[New York] Managing negative emotions can help pregnant smokers quit

The research involved 70 pregnant women who wanted to quit smoking and reported smoking in response to stress, anger and anxiety. “These women use smoking as a way to manage their negative feelings,” Bradizza says. “Many experience poverty, insecure hous
University of Buffalo
added Sep 20, 2017 22:49
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NZ study compares the effectivity of e-cigs and patches for smoking cessation

The study titled Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation: a randomised controlled trial, was published on The Lancet earlier this month. The research was conducted between Sept 6, 2011, and July 5, 2013 by recruiting 657 adult smokers who wanted to
Vaping Post (ch)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:30
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LUCAS: Pentagon Critics See Better Way to Help Troops Quit Smoking

“We’ve tried more education and more tobacco taxes and scaring them, and at the end of the day too many people aren’t able to quit smoking,” Brian Fojtik... In Satel’s view, the Defense Department’s smoking-cessation hotline for active-duty military and
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:25
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Smoking and tobacco-free policies in women’s residential substance use disorder treatment facilities: A community engaged approach

Many women in residential SUD treatment smoke, which they attribute to the fact that smoking is used to facilitate socialization and cope with stress. Future research is needed to develop and test messages to counter the misperception that smoking is an
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 20, 2017 03:38
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[UK] Ask the pharmacist: Are nicotine patches, gum or an inhaler the best way to quit smoking?

All types of nicotine replacement therapy - whether patches, gum, inhalers, strips that dissolve in the mouth or lozenges - do the same thing: supply nicotine to the body to reduce the craving for a cigarette. There's little to separate them in terms of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:33
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[Kentucky] Free Smoking Cessation Supplies Being Offered to Owensboro Residents

The Green River District Health Department is in charge of the program and is responsible for giving out supplies. The Messenger-Inquirer reports up to eight weeks of nicotine patches, gum or lozenges will be given to those who sign up for the smoking ce
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:26
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[UK-Wales] New Plan to Stub Out Smoking

A new plan to reduce the number of smokers in Wales to 16% by 2020 has been launched by the Welsh Government. Smoking contributes most to the current burden of disease in Wales, causing approximately 5,450 deaths each year and costing the NHS an estima
The Wave and Swansea Sound (uk)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:08
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