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[UK] Campaign for a Smokefree Sheffield launched

Set up to help smokers, non-smokers, quitters and the whole community work towards a future without tobacco, Smokefree Sheffield brings the city’s tobacco control board and local services together under one umbrella. It has launched a new website – www.
Sheffield City Council (uk)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:02
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WILSON: We need to start taking vaping seriously as a way to save lives ($$)

It’s an unprecedented turnaround. E-cigarettes, once painted as a new and sinister health risk, are now being promoted as a public health lifeline – in the UK, at least. Yet if we want to make the most of their potential, healthcare staff need to put asi
New Scientist
added Feb 12, 2018 19:09
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[UK] A Qualitative Exploration of the Role of Vape Shop Environments in Supporting Smoking Abstinence

Vape shops can provide effective behavioural support to quitters to maintain smoking abstinence. Health professionals could capitalise on this through partnership working with shops, to ensure best outcomes for clients wanting to use e-cigarettes to quit
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Feb 9, 2018 18:10
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Evaluation of strategies to communicate harmful and potentially harmful constituent (HPHC) information through cigarette package inserts: a discrete choice experiment

Numeric HPHC information on inserts appears to produce misunderstandings that some cigarettes are less harmful than others. Furthermore, brief narratives that link HPHCs to smoking-related disease may promote cessation versus communications that do not ex
Tobacco Control
added Feb 9, 2018 01:48
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A Proactive Smoking Cessation Intervention for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Smokers: The Role of Smoking-Related Stigma [FREE FULL TEXT]

interventions which utilize proactive outreach to stimulate interest in quitting and offer facilitated access to free cessation treatments are an effective treatment approach for these hard-to-reach smokers. These strategies may be particularly effective
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:08
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[Singapore] “E-cigarettes Helped Me Cut Down On My Smoking Habit.”

Since the total ban on e-cigarettes – which kicked in last Friday – was first announced in November last year, Haziq has stopped using his e-cigarette and reverted to his two-packs-a-week smoking habit. Like Haziq, the some 700,000 smokers in Singapore
Yahoo!
added Feb 10, 2018 02:06
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[UK] The number of smokers in Oldham has increased

Oldham is one of the few places in the country where the number of smokers has RISEN... But in Oldham , the proportion of smokers rose from 17pc to 19pc between 2015/16 and 2016/17. And things aren’t much better in Manchester.
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Feb 9, 2018 22:43
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[UK] Vape shops may help smokers quit, study finds

The increasing number of vape shops on British high streets may help reduce the number of smokers, new research suggests. Vape shops can provide effective behavioural support to help smokers quit, the study found. The study come after officials at Publ
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:12
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[New Zealand] Switching to vaping not always easy

Smokers attempting to quit the habit by vaping or using e-cigarettes do not always find the process plain sailing ... The study, which involved in-depth interviews with 20 vapers who also smoked traditional cigarettes regulary, explored why some smokers
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 9, 2018 18:00
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PERIYAKOIL: Talk to Your Doctor About Your Bucket List

knowing patients’ bucket lists is a great way to get them to adopt healthy behaviors. For example, I found that saying, “I don’t think your half marathon is happening anytime soon if you don’t quit smoking” got my patient’s attention much faster than maki
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2018 19:45
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