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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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[Vietnam] Effectiveness of village health worker delivered smoking cessation counseling in Viet Nam

A team approach in TDT programs that offers a referral system for health care providers to refer smokers to VHW-led cessation counseling is a promising and potentially scalable model for increasing access to evidence-based TDT and increasing quit rates i
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:47
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[Asia, China] Beijing smokers offered free clinical help to kick the habit

Beijing's health authorities have launched a new program to help smokers quit the habit... will see 300 people receive free cessation treatments at Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Beijing Hospital, Fuxing Hospital and Peking University People's Hospital. It
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 19, 2018 11:31
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An enzymatic approach reverses nicotine dependence, decreases compulsive-like intake, and prevents relapse [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chronic administration of NicA2-J1, an engineered nicotine-degrading enzyme that was originally isolated from Pseudomonas putida S16, completely prevented nicotine from reaching the brain and reversed somatic signs of withdrawal
Science Advances (Science Magazine)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:38
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Scientists Closer to Drug That Cuts Nicotine Dependence

Researchers say they've created an enzyme that might one day reduce nicotine cravings in smokers. The scientists gave the enzyme to nicotine-dependent rats and found it broke down nicotine in the bloodstream before it could reach the brain. This quickly
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:49
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AHA: Why It's So Hard to Quit Smoking

The science behind why it's so difficult to quit smoking is crystal clear: Nicotine is addictive -- reportedly as addictive as cocaine or heroin. Yet any adult can stroll into a drug store and buy a pack of cigarettes, no questions asked.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:48
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FDA and NIH Study: Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health

The Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study is a uniquely large, long-term study of tobacco use and health in the United States. A collaboration between the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products and the Nati
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 17, 2018 20:26
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[UK] Warnings from former smokers - Fresh launches new Quit 16 campaign

Fresh - Smoke Free North East (uk)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:03
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