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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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Can't quit smoking? Intense psychedelic experiences triggered by magic mushrooms could help smokers forget withdrawal symptoms, claim scientists

The active compound found in magic mushrooms is called psilocybin and was administered to a handful of smokers. The six-year study aimed to uncover the mechanism in the brain that makes it so difficult to kick the habit. Using psychoactive drugs, su
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 15:17
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Can this motivational tool help patients?

the prescribing of apps for cessation has been utilized and shown to be effective. We recently reviewed and praised the outstanding QuitMedKit from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The app includes nearly everything the primary provider
MedPage Today
added Aug 6, 2018 14:43
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[Louisiana] New Orleans lawyer Ken Carter passes away at 74

Carter was also one of the attorneys involved in a Louisiana lawsuit against tobacco companies. He represented the plaintiffs and helped secure smoking cessation programs for people in the state.
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

A new U.S. ban on smoking in public housing may make it easier for low-income smokers to quit, a new study suggests. This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) implemented a ban on cigarettes, cigars, and pipes inside apartment
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2018 15:49
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iMedicalApps: SmokerStop App Review / Can this motivational tool help patients?

The app includes nearly everything the primary provider would want to have to aid patients in tobacco cessation: the "5As" approach, information on medications for cessation, tips on motivational interviewing, graphics to assist in cessation, and links to
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:27
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E-Cig Maker Says Flavor Ban Will Harm Smokers Aiming to Quit

The CEO of electronic cigarette giant JUUL Labs is weighing in on a proposed nationwide ban on tobacco flavorings, claiming that removing flavors from e-cigarettes would represent a deterrent for adult smokers who want to use the products to quit... "We
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:26
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[UK-Scotland] New life breathed into Dumfries and Galloway smoking strategy

NHS Dumfries and Galloway's Smoking Matters service expects to fall short of its target for helping people in deprived areas kick the habit. It is now looking at ways to update the strategy and increase use. Among the new ideas are projects to reach ou
BBC Online
added Aug 3, 2018 21:49
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JUUL Labs Submits Comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Regarding the Regulation of Flavors in Tobacco Products

Our mission is to eliminate cigarette smoking in the world by providing adult smokers with a true alternative to cigarettes. We believe flavors play an important role... "As JUUL Labs works to support adult smokers in their efforts to switch, we also rema
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 20:29
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