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[UK] Jeremy Kyle calls on smokers to quit during Stoptober

Kyle, who recently became a grandfather, is now an ex-smoker, having enjoyed cigarettes for more than half of his life. The 53-year-old smoked for 35 years. "If I can quit, I honestly believe anyone can quit," said Jeremy Kyle
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:35
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[UK-Scotland] Pupils who smoke 'should be helped to quit' not punished

Now a new campaign has been launched to discourage schools from punishing pupils for smoking. Instead, ant-smoking charity ASH Scotland wants teachers and heads to help and support smokers as part of a drive to make schools tobacco free.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:56
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[UK] Does Stoptober work?

West, who was part of a team of researchers who examined the effectiveness of the campaign in its first year in 2012, said that the public health campaign is “incredibly good value for money”. But...“very little” money is spent on the campaign.
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:50
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Telemedicine startup Roman just raised $88M to help you quit smoking

A funding to expand from men’s health into smoking cessation and other healthcare verticals, the company announced today. By going direct-to-consumer, Roman—which today shortens its name to Ro—sidesteps many of the
Fast Company
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Two-thirds of US smokers say they want to quit. This company has a new idea for helping them.

Ro, the company behind the ED treatment brand Roman, is getting into the smoking cessation game with a new (gender-neutral) program called Zero. Like Roman, Zero is a telemedicine-based product: Users get a personalized quitting regimen from a doctor via
Vox Media
added Sep 19, 2018 20:00
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Achieve Announces Positive Cytisine Data Published in International Journal of Drug Policy

The observational study compared the effectiveness of cytisine and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) as an aid to smoking cessation in the Russian Federation. Evaluation of 301 subjects who had used either cytisine or NRT determined that smokers in the
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 22:10
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[Massachusetts] Will the Government Ban E-Cigarettes?

Michael Siegel hopes the FDA can avoid an outright ban, calling it “a public health disaster” that would push ex-smoking adult vapers back to dangerous, traditional cigarettes. Siegel...outlined for BU Today the fine public health line regulators must wal
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Sep 17, 2018 16:38
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The association between lifetime polytobacco use and intention to quit among HIV-positive cigarette smokers

Conclusion Future studies should consider tailoring the timing of cessation interventions upon disease stage and lifetime history of polytobacco use.
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Sep 16, 2018 19:00
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[UK] Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri struggling to give up smoking

The 59-year-old Sarri says "unfortunately at the moment I am not able to stop." The Italian's father has been urging him to give up cigarettes for 20 years but it's proving difficult.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:13
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E-Cigarettes, Snus Get a Wary Reception as Alternatives to Smoking

The dilemma underscores the difficult balance the FDA is attempting to maintain as it weighs support for new types of cigarette alternatives. Even as the agency wants to help smokers quit, Gottlieb said he worries that e-cigarettes may be luring kids who
Bloomberg News
added Sep 17, 2018 16:59
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