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[UK] South Tyneside on track for ‘smoke-free generation’ by 2030

South Tyneside’s health and wellbeing strategy has been meeting its targets to reduce smoking. The number of people smoking in the borough is at its lowest level in five years, having fallen from 25% in 2010 to 18% today. Coun Tracey Dixon, lead member fo
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:36
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Will Lowering Nicotine in Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit?

So far, FDA officials are just investigating the option and opening up a public dialogue on the issue of “nonaddictive” cigarettes. Additionally, FDA officials are examining the possibility of increasing access to medicinal nicotine products to help pe
Healthline Networks
added Aug 4, 2017 01:15
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Longitudinal Associations of Local Cigarette Prices and Smoking Bans with Smoking Behavior in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

We found no association between smoking bans and outcomes, and no evidence that price effects were modified by the presence of bans. Conclusions: Results underscore the importance of local prices, but not hospitality smoking bans, in influencing older ad
Epidemiology
added Aug 21, 2017 13:22
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Trends in utilization of smoking cessation agents before and after the passage of FDA boxed warning in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

FDA issued a black box warning (BBW) on bupropion and varenicline in 2009... Conclusion The passage of the FDA boxed warning was associated with a significant decline in the use of varenicline, but not in the use of bupropion. Keywords
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:10
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Reward-related frontostriatal activity and smoking behavior among adolescents in treatment for smoking cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings suggest that reduced smoking during smoking cessation treatment is associated with a “recovery of function” in frontostriatal responses to nondrug reward anticipation in adolescent smokers, although comparison with a developmental control
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:05
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Reward-related frontostriatal activity and smoking behavior among adolescents in treatment for smoking cessation

These findings suggest that reduced smoking during smoking cessation treatment is associated with a “recovery of function” in frontostriatal responses to nondrug reward anticipation in adolescent smokers, although comparison with a developmental control
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:05
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[Ireland] Mothers-to-be need more help to quit smoking

Efforts in Irish maternity hospitals to persuade pregnant women to stop smoking have been described as inadequate. The finding is the result of an audit of smoking cessation services at the country’s 19 maternity units by a team of medical researchers. T
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:05
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Stubbing out an unhealthy habit

He turned to the Health Promotion Board's (HPB's) I Quit programme for help last October. Started in 2011, the national programme provides smokers with support to help them quit, including a helpline and a Facebook group.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] He quit smoking after finding he had cancer

Dr Tan Ker Kan, a consultant with the division of surgical oncology (colorectal surgery) at the National University Cancer Institute Singapore, advised his patient to quit smoking and exercise more, in addition to undergoing chemotherapy. After eight cy
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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[New Zealand] Stop smoking services producing good results

An overhaul of smoking cessation services has had a significant impact on quit rates, Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says. Sixteen new regional smoking cessation services began operating in July last year with the aim of better supporting smoker
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 1, 2017 18:34
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