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[UK] E-cigarettes in patients with COPD: current perspectives [FREE FULL TEXT]

little is known about health consequences of EC use among COPD smokers and whether their regular use has any effects on subjective and objective COPD outcomes. In the current review, we discuss the current perspectives and literature on the role of ECs in
Dove Medical Press (uk)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:05
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[UK] Effect of a short smoking cessation training session on smoking cessation behaviour and its determinants among GP trainees in England

Training elicited an immediate and sustained effect on capability, perceived opportunity and behaviour itself. While perceived barriers referring to capability were greatly reduced, barriers referring to opportunity (e.g. lack of time) persisted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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Feasibility of Using Ecological Momentary Assessment to Study Unaided Smoking Cessation in Couples

it is feasible and effective to collect EMA data on smoking cessation from couples. However, compliance with lapse reporting was poor, especially for Partners. Researchers could provide remuneration on a different schedule, provide shorter lapse reports,
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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CVS Health Foundation Awards $1 Million Dollars in Grants to Eight Cancer Centers to Increase Smoking Cessation Resources in the Oncology Setting

"AACI thanks the CVS Health Foundation for its important commitment to promoting tobacco cessation and improving cancer treatment outcomes," said AACI Executive Director Barbara Duffy Stewart, MPH. "While all of AACI's 97 cancer centers champion preventi
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 17:10
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[Colorado] Aspen Times Endorsement: Proposed tobacco tax is another step in right direction for Aspen

Issue 2B...would establish a municipal tax on a pack of cigarettes of $3 and add a 40 percent sales tax on all other tobacco products... The tax along with the 21-older Aspen law is not only another way to help push teenagers away from smoking, but perhap
Aspen (CO) Times
added Nov 3, 2017 00:39
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Vaping rivals, quitters cloud Japan Tobacco's cigarette sales

Japan Tobacco Inc said it expected a steeper decline in cigarette sales at home than previously estimated, after earlier reporting disappointing results, as more smokers quit or defect to “heat-not-burn” tobacco products.
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2017 15:58
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[UK] 'This sends all the wrong messages': County council accused of 'hypocrisy' over pension fund's tobacco investments while supporting STOPtober campaign

Councillor Robert Evans, Labour member for Stanwell and Stanwell Moor , has accused the county council of "hypocrisy" after a written question revealed the county council-administered pension fund held £27.3m of investments in tobacco firms.
Get Surrey (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:53
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Increase in smoking quitters reported

The Western Isles are delighted to report that they have had the highest percentage increase in the number of supported smoking quit attempts between 2015/16 and 2016/17. The percentage of successful quit attempts at 12 weeks in the Western Isles was 55%,
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:51
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigs and bans inspire ‘sea-change’ in Dundee

Almost a fifth of smokers attempting to kick the habit did so last year — the highest success rate in seven years. Figures from NHS Scotland show that 19.3% of Dundee smokers trying to quit were able to do so within 12 weeks of their designated quit dat
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:41
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John Boehner says Barack Obama quit smoking because he's 'scared to death' of his wife Michelle

Speaking to Politico, Boehner said that the former president quit smoking because he's 'scared to death' of his wife Michelle. ...Boehner's story complicates what the public has been told about Obama's smoking habit.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:36
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