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Changes in Veteran Tobacco Use Identified in Electronic Medical Records

High annual cessation rates may reflect the older age and greater comorbidities of the cohort or the intensive cessation efforts of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The lower cessation and higher relapse rates in psychiatric and substance use dis
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32
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[New Zealand] Smoking Health Target Success in Bay of Plenty

Over 26,000 Bay of Plenty smokers have been given help to quit during the past 15 months as a major health target is met for the first time. Every year the Ministry of Health sets District Health Boards six health targets and tracks their progress again
Scoop (nz)
added Feb 9, 2017 18:22
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Do E-Cigs Help You Break the Habit or Start One?

The longstanding debate over whether electronic cigarettes help stop smoking or encourage it now has its answer: They appear to do both. A much-talked-about study published earlier this week says that e-cigarettes, or e-cigs, may be a safe and useful
Consumer Reports
added Feb 11, 2017 00:03
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Nomura Bets on Startup to Help Japan’s Smokers Kick the Habit

CureApp Inc., which develops mobile applications to treat ailments including tobacco addiction, received 380 million yen ($3.4 million) this month from investors including Nomura and Keio’s venture-capital partnership, the startup’s founder and Chief Exec
Bloomberg News
added Feb 9, 2017 18:24
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[Korea - South] JAE-WOO: Unshakable tobacco companies

As governments raise tobacco prices and restrict tobacco companies’ marketing, they have excess cash. In Korea, the Park Geun-hye administration increased cigarette prices by 2,000 won ($1.75) two years ago, and the effect is controversial. As the margin
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:00
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[Kentucky] JONES: Ky. bill would remove barriers to quitting smoking

As an ear, nose and throat specialist, I have treated many patients suffering the physical consequences of smoking..I support Senate Bill 89, which would create barrier-free access to proven-effective smoking cessation treatments as prescribed to patients
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Feb 8, 2017 00:52
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'Extinction therapy' could help smokers quit

Scientists believe that lengthy exposure to environmental triggers for cravings, such as seeing a cigarette box or a lighter, could actually help smokers to quit. They studied a technique known as extinction therapy, targets the harmful Pavlovian associa
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:54
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[UK] Craven smokers urged to stub out the habit

The plea has been issued by North Yorkshire County Council after new figures showed the extent of the damage caused to the heart by smoking. Public Health England has revealed that 45 people a day die from cardiovascular disease due to smoking.
Craven Herald (uk)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:25
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[Louisiana] New reports suggests La. could be doing more to help smokers quit

"While the report states that the State of Louisiana's Tobacco Control programs are failing Louisiana smokers, it does not adequately reflect the service made available for no charge to Louisiana residents by the New Orleans-based Smoking Cessation Trust
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Twelve myths about e-cigarettes that failed to impress the TGA

Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) last week rejected an application to liberalise the scheduling of nicotine... Here I look at 12 mantras about e-cigarettes that seem to have failed to impress the TGA.
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 6, 2017 03:18
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