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After CVS Stopped Cigarette Sales, Smokers Stopped Buying Elsewhere, Too

“When we removed tobacco from our shelves, a significant number of our customers simply stopped buying and hopefully smoking cigarettes altogether instead of just altering their cigarette purchasing habits,” Dr. Troyen Brennan, CVS Health chief medical o
added Feb 21, 2017 21:39

[UK] Smoking cessation services face cuts

Smoking cessation services are being hit as cash-strapped local authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) look to save money. Evidence obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by The Observer reveals that an increasing number of CCGs have
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 19:52
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[UK] E-cig shop owner blasts decision to stop face-to-face stop smoking support in Staffordshire

An ex-smoker and cancer survivor who now sells e-cigarettes to help other people quit the habit says it is a real shame that there is now no face-to-face support available for people in Burton who want to give up, after the county council scrapped a sche
Burton Mail (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:24

[UK] Smokers who cut down are still risking cancer and early death

A new anti-smoking campaign is being launched in the North East today with people being warned that even light smokers are still risking knocking years off their lifespan. Anti smoking group Fresh is re-launching the ‘Don’t be the 1’ campaign and warning
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:23

Randomised controlled trial evaluation of Tweet2Quit: a social network quit-smoking intervention [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Tweet2Quit was engaging and doubled sustained abstinence. Its low cost and scalability makes it viable as a global cessation treatment.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10

[Philippines] NVAP president calls on Manileños to heed Erap’s call to quit smoking

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) yesterday called on Manilenos to immediately follow the example set by former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada to quit smoking for good to avoid tobacco-related illnesses.
Daily Tribune (ph)
added Feb 20, 2017 17:10

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Premium vape image draws many away from ‘dirty’ cigarettes

Julian Morris vice president of...Reason Foundation...acknowledged that higher vape device pricing can be an attractive factor for those drawn to the nicotine habit as this results in a more premium image projected compared to the ‘dirty’ or ‘filthy’ ciga
Rakyat Post (my)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:31

HIV Patients Who Quit Smoking Lower Cancer Risk

A year after quitting smoking, patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have risk for most cancers that is about the same as non-smokers – the exception is lung cancer, which remains elevated through 5 years, researchers reported here. On
MedPage Today
added Feb 22, 2017 16:13

[UK] Smokers trying to quit hit by postcode lottery as GPs ration help

Smokers in England wanting to quit face a postcode lottery as cash-strapped councils and GPs restrict access to services that can help them. The revelation has alarmed health experts and charities who claim that lives are being put at risk as a result o
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06

[Tennessee] MICHAEL: Show your family some love by not smoking around them

Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed this week as “It’s Quittin’ Time in Tennessee,” and as part of the effort, the Tennessee Department of Health is joining with partners across the state to encourage tobacco users to give up the habit. If you or someone you
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Feb 19, 2017 16:16
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