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NITZKIN: National Academies of Sciences’ e-cig report gets it wrong

The recently released National Academies of Sciences e-cigarette report leads to an incorrect conclusion that e-cigarette use increases the risk of using traditional combustible cigarettes. E-cigarettes lead many teens away from smoking, but they lead ve
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 6, 2018 17:36
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UK experts urge smokers to switch to e-cigarettes for big health gains

Vaping, or using e-cigarettes, poses only a fraction of the health risk of tobacco smoking and should be encouraged among smokers to reap substantial health benefits, British public health experts said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Feb 6, 2018 17:26
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[Oklahoma] Program helps to stop mothers from smoking

Through the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health Tobacco Prevention Program, another program aims to help Natives stop smoking tobacco. It is targeted at mothers-to-be and their newborn baby. TPP Program Specialist Arlene Davis said the program,
Mvskoke Media
added Feb 5, 2018 22:41
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[Canada] WIRZ: KPU’S STERN SMOKE-FREE POLICY MIGHT JUST BE WHAT STUDENTS NEED TO QUIT

the university’s policy could be the extra incentive some people need to kick their smoking habit, and perhaps the larger KPU campuses could provide some sort of relief room for people dealing with nicotine cravings. For those trying to quit, B.C. offers
The Runner (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:22
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[UK] NHS plan to prescribe e-cigarettes goes up in smoke after the only device licensed for medical use is axed

The eVoke device received approval two years ago amid hopes it could help thousands of smokers to quit. But British American Tobacco, which holds the medical licence, says the product is unlikely to ‘see the light of day’ because of production difficul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 15:07
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[UK] VIDEO: Nutt: E-cigs 'greatest health advance' since vaccines

Getting all smokers to switch to electronic cigarettes would be the "greatest health advance since vaccinations," Professor David Nutt claims. The former government drugs advisor said any side effects of using e-cigarettes would not be as harmful as smo
BBC Online
added Feb 24, 2018 00:01
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[Ireland] Giving up smoking? Most effective method makes it three and half times more likely for you to quit

Last year, HIQA published their assessment on best available smoking cessation treatments. This comprehensive document based its recommendations on evidence-based medicine and gives us some guidance on which smoking cessation interventions work best.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:11
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Documentation of e-cigarette use and associations with smoking from 2012 to 2015 in an integrated healthcare delivery system.

Results support both potential harm reduction of ENDS use (quitting combustibles among current smokers) and potential for harm (relapse to combustibles among former smokers, initiation for never-smokers).
Preventive Medicine
added Feb 4, 2018 00:20
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Financial strain indirectly influences smoking cessation through withdrawal symptom severity

Financial strain has an adverse impact on smoking cessation. However, the mechanisms through which financial strain influences cessation remain unclear. ...Findings: suggest that withdrawal severity is an underlying mechanism through which financial str
Science Direct
added Feb 4, 2018 00:05
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[California] GLANTZ: Year-long follow-up shows e-cigs users quit cigs more, but also relapse more and start smoking

Cigarette smokers who used e-cigarettes at baseline were less likely to be smoking cigarettes a year later, i.e., e-cigarettes were helping people quit cigarettes BUT Former smokers ...who used e-cigarettes at baseline were more likely to have relapsed
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:29
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