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[Asia, India] How safe is e-cigarettes?

Dr. Rakesh Mahajan Gupta, Deputy Director of the Department of Health and Family Welfare Punjab, India, says that there is ample scientific evidence available about the harms of nicotine and that is the reason it is unapproved under the Drugs Act except
Asian Tribune
added Apr 23, 2018 17:18
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[Asia-pacific, China] Are e-cigarettes all smoke and mirrors? One man’s quest for clean Hong Kong air

Antonio Kwong, chairman of the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, is worried about a new trend targeted at young people or those who want to quit smoking
South China Morning Post
added Apr 21, 2018 16:06
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[Australia] Smokers and ex-smokers wanted

Researchers from Cancer Council Victoria and Queen Mary University of London are on the hunt for smokers and ex-smokers to take part in a first of its kind study into how to help people stay quit for good. The Relapse Prevention Trial is recruiting more
Wingham (NSW) Chronicle (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 20:02
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Uptake of Tailored Text Message Smoking Cessation Support in Pregnancy When Advertised on the Internet (MiQuit): Observational Study

Commercial online adverts are a feasible, likely cost-effective method for engaging pregnant smokers in digital cessation support and may generate uptake at a faster rate than noncommercial websites. As a strategy for implementing MiQuit, online advertisi
Journal of Medical Internet Research (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Online ads help pregnant smokers quit

A new NIHR-funded study reveals that commercial online advertising about cessation support could engage large numbers of women earlier in their pregnancies, and at a lower cost. The study, led by the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with UEA an
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:53
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Washington spends little to help the state’s 900,000 smokers quit — despite collecting $622M in tobacco taxes

The sole source of funding for the state’s tobacco Quitline is a $320,000 federal grant from the CDC, said Nick Fradkin, the Department of Health’s tobacco cessation consultant. “That’s well under a dollar per person who smokes or uses tobacco in the st
Aberdeen (WA) Daily World
added Apr 25, 2018 20:07
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AAFP Responds to FDA Nicotine Steering Committee

On April 10, the AAFP wrote a letter to the FDA in response to the agency's request for comments on the use of nicotine for tobacco product cessation. The letter stated the AAFP's support of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy, calling it a "sa
American Family Physician
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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[UK] Midlands health visitors in new smoking cessation drive

Health visitors and smoking cessation experts at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to launch a new service for pregnant women and their families.
Nursing Times
added Apr 18, 2018 13:21
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Factors related to cigarette smoking and intent to quit among adolescent inpatients with psychiatric and substance use disorders

Smoking was related to several psychiatric and substance use problems. Notably, adolescent psychiatric inpatient smokers reported intention to quit smoking regardless of psychiatric disorders, psychiatric symptom severity, or other substance use.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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Associations between opioid and nicotine dependence in nationally representative samples of United States adult daily smokers

Opioid dependence is associated with increased severity and prevalence of nicotine dependence among smokers. Considering the disproportionate societal and economic burdens of smoking and smoking-related consequences in this vulnerable population, continu
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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