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GLANTZ: Evidence that e-cigs depress quitting cigarettes keeps piling up, this time from Japan

They conducted a national cross-sectional study of 9055 people in Japan who had tried to quit smoking cigarettes in the last 5 years and found that people who used e-cigarettes were 38% less likely to have stopped smoking than people who didn’t use e-cig
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:17


Overall cancer incidence declined to that of non-smokers after one year quitting except for lung cancer incidence, which did not decrease even >5 years after quitting. Smoking cessation efforts should be a priority to reduce the risk of cancer, however,
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:20

Breathless in North Dakota

The US state of North Dakota (ND) is thinking of diverting tobacco lawsuit settlement money previously used for tobacco control policies to ‘other public programs’. A February 20 story on KFYR-TV-Ch.5, out of Bismark, ND, said the state’s voters had hel
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 21, 2017 21:07
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[Minnesota] Letter to the editor: North Dakota fortunate to have BreathND

I am CEO of Minnesota’s tobacco prevention organization Clear-Way Minn. I am writing to urge North Dakota lawmakers to continue funding BreatheND... ClearWay Minnesota has been around longer than BreatheND, so we can illustrate what comes from a long-ter
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 21, 2017 21:06

[Korea - South] SONG: Is vaping healthy?

As a recent convert to “vaping” I am proud to say...Like with any issue on the Internet, the truth may be hard to dig up but if you read through the unlimited articles, the truth does rise up. This industry would not be thriving so much if there really w
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 21, 2017 19:54

[Kentucky] CHANDLER: Two Tobacco-Related Bills Are Disease-Prevention Bills

Bills that reduce Kentucky’s smoking rate are disease-prevention bills. As residents of a state with some of the worst health statistics in the nation, I hope we can all do the right thing and get behind these two bills.
Hazard (KY) Herald
added Feb 21, 2017 19:05

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
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