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Vaping is better for you than smoking cigarettes says new study

“Old policies need to be supplemented with policies that encourage substituting e-cigarettes for the far more deadly cigarettes,” ...So get out that vape machine, stock up on vape oil and go out and get some vape friends...Or, you know, just quit cold tur
Salon Magazine
added Oct 5, 2017 20:45
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13 Best Quit-Smoking Tips Ever

1. Find Your Reason To get motivated, you need a powerful, personal reason to quit. It may be to protect your family from secondhand smoke... 2. Prepare Before You Go “Cold Turkey” There’s more to it than just tossing your cigarettes out. Smoking is an a
WebMD
added Oct 5, 2017 13:14
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New anti-smoking campaign underway in Tonga

Tonga's Ministry of Health has launched a campaign focussing on the dangers of tobacco use. Tongans are among the heaviest users of tobacco in the world. According to a World Health Organisation survey, 46 percent of men and 13 per cent of women in Ton
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:04
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Huge drop in smokers using services to quit sparks calls for new NHS strategy

A steep decline in the amount of people using services available to stop smoking has led to calls for the Department of Health to review its strategy. Figures released yesterday reveal that almost 2,700 fewer people availed of NHS-backed services to
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:01
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The time-varying relations between risk factors and smoking before and after a quit attempt

Knowledge of time-varying effects may facilitate the development of interventions that target specific psychosocial and behavioral variables at critical moments in the weeks surrounding a quit attempt.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:19
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Statistics on smoking cessation services In Northern Ireland: Four week follow up figures for 2016/17 and 52 week follow up figures for 2015/16

A total of 18,637 people set a quit date through the smoking cessation services in 2016/17. This is a decrease of 2,648 (12%) on the previous year. There has been a decline in the number of people accessing smoking cessation services over the last five y
Northern Ireland Department of Health (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:07
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[UK] Greater Manchester Leads The Way To Help People Kick The Habit This Stoptober

The result is a real culture shift and a sharp drop in smoking rates to record lows. However far too much variation still exists - including in Greater Manchester where 18.4% of adults smoke compared to 15.5% nationally. This is why we need local app
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2017 11:59
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Achieve Announces Advancement of Cytisine Clinical Development Program Rapid Progress on Advancing Clinical Program with Commencement of Pharmacokinetic (PK) & Pharmacodynamic (PD) Cytisine Study and Completion of Enrollment in Food Effect PK Study

Cytisine is an established smoking cessation treatment that has been approved and marketed in Central and Eastern Europe for more than 15 years. It is estimated that over 20 million people have used cytisine to help combat nicotine addiction, including o
PR Newswire
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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Study finds switching to e-cigs could save up to 6.6 million lives

As has been the case in most studies reviewing a potential reduced-risk for e-cigs, what these results signify depend on where individuals fall on the anti-tobacco, anti-smoking spectrum. Some anti-tobacco advocacy groups and Democratic congressional le
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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The FDA just approved the first mobile device and app to help you quit smoking

Carrot just got cleared for its at-home sensor to track carbon monoxide levels, which tend to be higher in smokers. It also has a virtual coaching program to promote behavior change. The goal is to develop the first "scalable, evidence-based smoking cess
CNBC
added Oct 4, 2017 12:01
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