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[Canada, USA] Smoking Cessation: More than Just Lip Service

Canadian and U.S. lung cancer specialists share how they built and launched successful quit-smoking programs / In 2012, CCO implemented a "Framework for Smoking Cessation" at 14 regional centers. "This framework included the '5As- -- asking about whethe
MedPage Today
added Nov 24, 2018 15:39

[New Zealand] Smokefree sector underwhelmed by message on vaping

But the rest of the announcement was a disappointment, as it increases restrictions on vape flavours, the availability of vape products - essentially treating them like tobacco - all of which adds up to less availability for those in need. This has been
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:38

Patient-Physician Discussions on Lung Cancer Screening: A Missed Teachable Moment to Promote Smoking Cessation

Conclusions Lung cancer screening highlights the harms of smoking to patients who are chronic, heavy smokers and thus may serve as a teachable moment for promoting smoking cessation. However, this opportunity is typically missed in clinical practice.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 25, 2018 16:38

[Asia, China] KIDWAI: Time to stub out smoking

tough measures are required to reduce smoking rates. The government should extend the ban on smoking in public places nationwide and strictly monitor its implementation...Many experts advocate raising prices of cigarettes, but I believe that's a wrong mov
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17

Commentary: Tobacco companies play mind games to make quitting tougher in the UK

When tobacco taxes are increased, the tobacco industry in the UK play with their pricing to undermine the impacts of the tax increases on smoking, researchers found
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:45

Does outpatient cardiac rehabilitation help patients with acute myocardial infarction quit smoking? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Highlights • Most smokers with acute myocardial infarction do not attend outpatient cardiac rehabilitation. • Older, less educated, poor, and uninsured smokers were less likely to participate. • Smokers who participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilita
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:45

Smoking cessation, weight gain, and risk of stroke among postmenopausal women [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smoking cessation significantly reduced all stroke risk. • Smoking cessation significantly reduced ischemic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was not significantly associated with hemorrhagic stroke risk. • Smoking cessation was associated with weigh
Preventive Medicine
added Nov 22, 2018 13:43

[UK] Smoking ban for housing association, council and private tenants proposed

The idea is being backed by councils,health charities and landlords - and could see smokers encouraged to take up vaping and e-cigarettes
DevonLive (uk)
added Nov 28, 2018 00:07

[Europe, UK] Can e-cigarettes help people quit smoking?

found that smokers exposed to vapour product used by others are 20% more likely to try to quit smoking. The UK has decided to embrace the potential provided by e-cigarettes. The government’s new Tobacco Control Plan for England includes a commitment to m
added Nov 23, 2018 03:15

[UK] Calls for council tenants to be banned from smoking at home as figures show they are THREE times more likely to do so than house owners

Residents in council housing who are three-times more likely to smoke than owner-occupiers should be given access to vaping kits to help them quit, a new report has claimed. Researchers found 35 per cent of residents in social housing smoked, compared w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 22, 2018 02:17
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