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Massachusetts communities gets $6M to help prevent tobacco use

Around 182 cities and towns in Massachusetts will receive their share of $6 million dollars... “Massachusetts continues to develop comprehensive approaches to reduce tobacco and nicotine use among young people and adults,” said Secretary of Health and Hum
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:16
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Income Inequality and Life Expectancy / The Role of Tobacco Prevention Public Policies

This issue brief offers examples of policies that have been successful in reducing smoking rates because it is one of the major factors identified as helping explain some of the differences in life expectancy. However, the tie between income and life expe
Center for American Progress
added Aug 7, 2018 18:01
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FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Inhaled Nicotine Replacement Therapies

FDA is "developing policies that support the possibility of a world where combustible cigarettes could no longer create or sustain addiction. A key part of this framework are steps to pave the way for products that help currently addicted smokers move awa
Occupational Health and Safety Magazine
added Aug 6, 2018 18:20
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[UK-Scotland] Is hard time about to get harder? The reality of Scotland’s prison smoking ban

imagine going cold turkey in a tiny locked room with few distractions and some extremely irritating neighbours. Smoking will be banned in all Scottish prisons on November 30. Tobacco products will no longer be sold to prisoners and they will be prohibite
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:41
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Experts call for cigarette prices to rise to £20 by 2020 to deter smokers

The price of cigarettes should rise to more than £20 a packet to deter people from smoking, a new study has suggested. Researchers say the current price of £10 for 20 smokes is not high enough to encourage people to quit. According to a study from the Uni
The Scotsman (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:32
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Predicting smoking abstinence with biological and self-report measures of adherence to varenicline: Impact on pharmacogenetic trial outcomes

Adherence based on salivary varenicline, rather than on pill counts, is predictive of Week 1 abstinence, irrespective of the biomarker of abstinence assessed, and of long-term abstinence. Direct measures of adherence enhance the ability to assess the imp
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 5, 2018 02:06
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Characterizing JUUL-related posts on Twitter

Findings suggest Twitter users are bonding around, and inquiring about, JUUL on social media. JUUL’s discreetness may facilitate its use in places where vaping is prohibited....Despite JUUL’s branding...very few Twitter users mentioned smoking cessation w
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 5, 2018 02:04
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Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

While the primary goal of the ban is to improve indoor air quality and reduce residents’ exposure to secondhand smoke, it may also help low-income smokers be more successful at quitting, researchers note in PLOS One. The researchers analyzed data from
Reuters
added Aug 6, 2018 22:35
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new steps the agency is taking to support the development of novel nicotine replacement drug therapies to help smokers quit cigarettes

we're developing policies that support the possibility of a world where combustible cigarettes could no longer create or sustain addiction. A key part of this framework are steps to pave the way for products that help currently addicted smokers move away
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 21:15
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[India] E-smokers Under Fire

In India, the preferred method to buy e-cigarette merchandise, from the juices and the batteries to the vape itself, is through online distributors. Most of them ship these products from foreign shores, especially China, which is widely believed to be th
Open - The Magazine (in)
added Aug 6, 2018 18:36
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