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Pay people to stop smoking? It works | Analysis

research has shown something that works: Financial incentives, in the form of vouchers, to promote smoking cessation and other health-related behavior change works especially well among vulnerable populations. Considering that cigarette smoking still kil
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 29, 2017 20:48
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[California] City offers quitting help before tobacco tax kicks in Saturday

On Saturday, a new tax will slap an extra $2 on every pack of cigarettes sold in the state. If the extra money isn’t enough of an incentive to drop the habit, a new city initiative might be. The San Francisco Department of Public Health will offer free
San Francisco Chronicle
added Mar 29, 2017 19:12
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Smoking Cessation: The Urgent Need for Increased Utilization of Varenicline

the existing totality of evidence suggests an urgent need to increase utilization of varenicline among the general population, as well as those with serious mental illness, to achieve smoking cessation among those attempting to quit. The relevant consider
American Journal of Medicine
added Mar 28, 2017 12:21
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Researchers warn of hazards of smoking and need for wider use of varenicline to quit

reassure clinicians and their patients that varenicline, whose brand name is Chantix, is a safe and effective way to achieve smoking cessation and that failure to use this drug has caused preventable heart attacks and deaths from cardiovascular disease.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 28, 2017 12:17
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Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market - Global Industry Analysis 2024

focus on introducing therapies for smoking cessation has led to development of various alternative therapies in the global smoking cessation and nicotine de-addiction products market. Nicotex, Nicogum, Smokefree, and KwikNic are some of the major nicotine
OpenPR (de)
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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[Vermont] Pay people to stop smoking? It works, especially in vulnerable groups

At the University of Vermont’s Center on Behavior and Health , we have conducted a series of clinical trials examining the effectiveness of financial incentives (e.g., vouchers in the form of gift cards to restaurants, movies, baby stores) for quitting s
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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[Kentucky] Smoking Cessation Coverage Law Signed by Governor

Gov. Matt Bevin has signed Senate 89 into law. Kentucky law now will require health insurance plans offered in the Commonwealth to provide coverage for all FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications, as well as tobacco cessation programs recommended by th
SurfKY News
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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[Illinois] With 'vaping' on the rise, debate centers on its effects

Bacci said she is skeptical that vaping helps adults get away from addiction, and she has concerns that it may end up leading to dual use and increased nicotine intake...Tom Merritt of Gurnee, a customer at Vape Scene, said he quit smoking cigarettes by t
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 28, 2017 02:22
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[Kentucky] Smoking Cessation Coverage Law Signed by Governor

Bevin has signed Senate 89 into law. Kentucky law now will require health insurance plans offered in the Commonwealth to provide coverage for all FDA-approved tobacco cessation medications, as well as tobacco cessation programs recommended by the U.S. Pre
SurfKY News
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31
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[Europe] Allen Carr's Easyway Proven to be Nearly Twice as Effective as Existing Smoking Cessation Options, According to Randomised Controlled Trial by Irish Government & TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland

Announced at the 7th European Conference Tobacco or Health ...the Irish Government has indicated the superiority of Allen Carr's Easyway to Stop Smoking Seminars, compared to other methods of smoking cessation, proving nearly twice as effective as the ot
PR Newswire
added Mar 24, 2017 17:21
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