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Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

It found that, while low-income smokers were significantly less likely to live in smoke-free homes, those who did live in such homes were much more likely to be successful quitters. Implementing smoke-free policies in low-income housing is one way to inc
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:22
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[UK] Budget slashed as plans to launch digital stop smoking service approved in Sandwell

Councillors met to discuss Sandwell's Stop Smoking service Smokers in Sandwell wanting to 'do it alone' could soon be offered self-help online after councillors agreed to re-commission its Stop Smoking service.
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Jul 27, 2018 14:14
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The jury is still out on whether e-cigs help treat tobacco addiction

What's happening now: The FDA has taken a strong stance against the unlawful use of e-cigarettes by youngsters, particularly in their use of the vaping product Juul, which looks like a cool USB flashdrive, offers hundreds of flavors and is popular enough
Axios
added Jul 27, 2018 21:44
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STIER: FDA's Anti-Smoking Strategy Puts Lives At Risk

Although other methods have helped some smokers quit, a significant portion of the adult population still smokes, even though they’d like to quit. Until e-cigarettes came along, they had few alternatives. What an ironic shame, and public health disaster i
RealClearPolitics (blog)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:40
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90 Percent of Smokers in Study Couldn’t Quit After Vaping for One Year

Survey data results found that 90 percent of smokers who vaped at the beginning of the study were still smoking one year later. This study builds on the previous research that suggested vaping helps individuals stop or decrease smoking during a three-mo
Healthline Networks
added Jul 26, 2018 13:01
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[Asia, India] Nicotex's new ad aids smokers' willpower to control the urge

Nicotex, a brand in the smoking cessation category, has launched a new TV commercial for its Nicotine gum clearly demonstrating its scientific working action. The TVC emphasises that while willpower is critical but there are those moments where smokers te
Indian Television Dot Com (in)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:10
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Smoking-Related Stigma: A Public Health Tool or a Damaging Force? [FREE FULL TEXT]

perceived smoking-related stigma may be associated with more quit attempts, but less successful quitting among smokers. It is possible that once stigma is internalized by smokers, it may function as a damaging force. Future studies should evaluate the inf
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 27, 2018 17:35
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[North Carolina] State Health Plan Quits QuitlineNC, Switches To CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic

will switch from QuitlineNC to CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic. The former contract cost the plan $1.3 million per year, and State Treasurer Dale Folwell said the new contract will cost $862,000, a savings of $479,000. With CVS locations across the state, F
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[North Carolina] State workers trying to quit smoking will now have to go to CVS; NC officials say move will save money

Folwell said the change will save the state of North Carolina about $479,000 a year. QuitlineNC costs the state $1.3 million a year, while the cost of state employees using CVS to stop smoking is projected at $862,000. CVS Caremark is already the pharma
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56
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How Bots Could Hack Your Health

Automated accounts spreading misinformation are coming for public health ‘at the speed of light.’...bots were significantly more likely than real people to post hashtags about smoking cessation and e-cigarettes in the same tweet, indicating bots were pus
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 24, 2018 22:29
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