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Why the FDA May Be Cracking Down on Flavored Cigarettes

In a statement to Healthline, a spokesperson for the FDA explained that the purpose of the ANPRM is to look for information related to different age groups who use flavored tobacco products. So, are the flavors that help a 60-year-old lifelong smoker ki
Healthline Networks
added Mar 28, 2018 13:34
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E-Cigarette Use Linked to Lower Rate of Smoking Cessation

Use of electronic-cigarettes was associated with a lower rate of smoking cessation at 6 months among recently hospitalized smokers who said they planned to quit, compared with non-users in a secondary analysis of a large randomized trial. Six months aft
MedPage Today
added Mar 27, 2018 15:08
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[Canada] Smoking abstinence 1 year after acute coronary syndrome: follow-up from a randomized controlled trial of varenicline in patients admitted to hospital

Varenicline was efficacious for smoking cessation in this high-risk patient population. However, 60% of patients who received treatment with varenicline still returned to smoking.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:02
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[Canada] Tackling smoking cessation systematically among inpatients with heart disease ($$)

Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:01
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[Canada] Smoking in patients with heart attack reduced with varenicline

In patients who have had a heart attack, the drug varenicline significantly reduced smoking during the following year, found a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) . Patients who smoke after an acute coron
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 26, 2018 13:58
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[Minnesota] Bill to rescue smoking cessation program advances with bipartisan support

Tobacco lawsuit settlement money may keep going toward statewide smoking cessation. The House Health and Human Services Reform Committee approved a bill Thursday and re-referred it to the House Health and Human Services Finance Committee. Rep. Dario An
Northfield (MN) News
added Mar 25, 2018 00:41
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E-cigarette initiation and associated changes in smoking cessation and reduction: the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study, 2013–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Daily e-cigarette initiators were more likely to have quit smoking cigarettes or reduced use...These results suggest incorporating frequency of e-cigarette use is important for developing a more thorough understanding of the association between e-cigarett
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2018 00:43
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Pfizer's quit-smoking Chantix fails study in adolescent smokers

Pfizer Inc said on Friday its study to test safety and effectiveness of its anti-smoking treatment Chantix in adolescent smokers failed...did not meet its main goal of the four-week continuous abstinence rate at weeks 9 through 12 for Chantix compared to
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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Smokers who vape are half as likely to ditch tobacco as those who never use e-cigarettes, study finds

Study author Dr Stanton Glantz, from the University of California, San Francisco, said: 'This is important because e-cigarettes are widely promoted as a smoking cessation tool. 'And, while there is no question that some smokers do successfully quit with
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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[UK] Shaping up to be a dad! Broody Meghan persuades Harry to quit smoking, cut down on alcohol and 'get his soldier body' back - so they can start a family straight after the wedding

In December 2017, it was reported that Harry had stopped smoking at home at Nottingham Cottage in deference to Meghan. ‘Harry has promised no smoking at all at home. It’s not nice for Meghan as a non-smoker,’ a friend said at the time. ‘So there’s no
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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