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[Asia, India] State BJP chief quits tobacco on CM’s appeal

Nandkumar Singh on Saturday said he decided to quit tobacco on tjhe CM's personal request...he suddenly called upon the workers to quit their 'bad habits' before discouraging people from using alcohol and tobacco. While describing the ill-effects, he turn
Times of India
added Apr 23, 2017 13:18
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[UK] Quit smoking service for Norfolk is taken over by organisation which helped thousands to give up cigarettes in Great Yarmouth

Norfolk County Council has commissioned East Coast Community Healthcare (ECCH) to deliver Smokefree Norfolk. People wanting to quit will be able to obtain free advice and support through ECCH’s team of specialist advisers as well as in GP surgeries and
Great Yarmouth Mercury (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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New York City Wants Higher Cigarette Taxes

Dr. Mary Bassett is New York City’s commissioner of health. She said, “As a former smoker, I know how hard it is to quit. These bills will make it less likely that New Yorkers will start smoking and easier for New Yorkers who smoke to quit.”
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:34
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[Mid-east] Don’t be fooled by e-cigarettes, warn UAE doctors

Doctors in the UAE are urging e-cigarette users to be aware of the health risks from the practice of vaping and say e-cigarettes are just as harmful as smoking tobacco. Millions of cigarette smokers around the world, including in the UAE, want to kick th
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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CANDISKY: We smoke too much in Ohio, so our health-ranking stinks

If Ohio cut its smoking rate, it would save lives and potentially millions in health-care costs... Even worse, more than 1 in 10 children live in homes with tobacco users and are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, 49th highest in the nation.
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 21, 2017 12:46
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Two Doctors on A Mission to Set the Record Straight about Smokeless Tobacco and Its Impact on Public Safety.

Dr. Rodu and Dr. Nitzkin strongly believe that smokers who are unable or unwilling to quit cold turkey should be informed about much lower risk smokeless tobacco or e-cigarettes. I spoke with both doctors to find out how they believe adult smokers can po
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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Effects of Switching to the Tobacco Heating System 2.2 Menthol, Smoking Abstinence, or Continued Cigarette Smoking on Biomarkers of Exposure: [FREE FULL TEXT]

A Randomized, Controlled, Open-Label, Multicenter Study in Sequential Confinement and Ambulatory Settings (Part 1) The study showed that switching to mTHS was associated with significant biomarker reductions within 5 days in confinement, these reductions
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 20, 2017 23:42
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[UK] This timeline shows what happens to your body when you quit smoking

Any amount of time smoke-free gives the body – especially the lungs and bloodstream – time to "breathe" again, and take in the clean air needed to recuperate. One of the scariest aspects of quitting smoking can be the unknown of what will happen, and thi
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 20:17
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Cigarettes, Alcohol & Pot: Why Some Young Smokers Combine Drugs

For young smokers, the pleasure of smoking a cigarette is greater when they are also drinking alcohol than when they are also smoking pot, according to a new study. The findings could have implications for helping people quit smoking, the researchers sa
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:40
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[Ireland] EDITORIAL: Health: helping smokers to quit

ongoing research into this and the long-term safety of e-cigarettes should clarify these concerns. The annual additional cost of maximising the use of the combination of varenicline and NRT would be approximately €7 million, the report says; the Minister
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 20, 2017 15:18
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