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Achieve Announces Company Presentation at Virtual Investor Conference on November 2, 2017

committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation, today announced that Rick Stewart, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on November 2, 2017.
PR Newswire
added Oct 31, 2017 02:08
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Helping smokers quit: Payments, personalized support can work

Money can be more powerful than nicotine, as a new study found that smokers who received financial incentives, in addition to personalized support, to help them quit were more successful than smokers who did not receive these interventions. Published in J
EurekAlert
added Oct 31, 2017 01:18
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Effect of Patient Navigation and Financial Incentives on Smoking Cessation Among Primary Care Patients at an Urban Safety-Net Hospital

Conclusions and Relevance In this study of adult daily smokers at 1 large urban safety-net hospital, patient navigation and financial incentives for smoking cessation significantly increased the rates of smoking cessation.
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Oct 31, 2017 01:15
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When It Pays to Quit, More People Stop Smoking

"Our results show that a successful intervention to help [low-income] individuals quit smoking should be multifaceted and focus on both assisting with resources and, when possible, providing financial incentives," said lead author Dr. Karen Lasser. She's
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 31, 2017 01:13
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E-Cigarettes Still Dividing Scientists – Are They a Virus or the Vaccine? To Vape or Not to Vape?

The safety of e-cigs can only be discussed in the context of smoking. Regular fags kill half of the people who use them. So far, there’s no evidence that vaping killed a single person. I’ll let you draw your own conclusions.
The Good Men Project
added Oct 29, 2017 16:47
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Peers can reduce tobacco use among younger smokers

Participating in a brief intervention delivered by their peers in community settings can help reduce smoking among youth and young adults, a new study from a team of tobacco-cessation researchers shows. Published in the "Journal of Community Health," th
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:30
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[UK] GLINDON: Vaping helping smokers quit

Yet there is resistance to recognising and encouraging vaping, although I am glad to say that it has been included in the Tobacco Control Plan . We should fully accept that vaping helps smokers kick the habit.
North Tyneside Today (News Guardian) (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:03
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Achieve Announces Exclusive, Long-term Manufacturing Agreement with Sopharma for Clinical and Commercial Supply of Cytisine

pharmaceutical company committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation... Sopharma agrees to produce cGMP-grade cytisine for Achieve's use in the development and commercialization of cytisine. Sopharma has over
PR Newswire
added Oct 26, 2017 20:53
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Connecticut lawmakers pass $41.3 billion budget nearly four months late

closes a $3.5 billion deficit over the two years, in part with tax and fee hikes on tobacco products... It also raids a host of funds - for everything from school bus seats to clean energy and tobacco cessation - for money that will be swept into the gene
Reuters
added Oct 26, 2017 20:34
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Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014–2016

These findings underscore the importance of continued implementation of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco product use, including current use of multiple products among working adults. To maximize the health of workers, employers could also
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:42
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