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Federal, State Leaders Disregard Proven Ways to Prevent, Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives, Finds American Lung Association Tobacco Report

The American Lung Association's 15th annual "State of Tobacco Control" report finds that much more needs to be done to prevent our nation's youth from a lifetime of tobacco addiction. The report shows that some key actions were taken at the federal and s
American Lung Association
added Jan 25, 2017 15:26

Tripling tobacco taxes: Key for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

How can greater reductions in smoking be achieved in the next decade and contribute to reaching the health and social targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030? We review some key issues in the epidemiology and economics of global tob
Peking Press (au)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:02

[UK-Scotland] DEATH THREAT GPs telling smokers how soon they will die ‘makes them three times more likely to quit’

In a study, smokers were sent personalised letters spelling out life expectancy based on their own medical records. The predicted lifespan was compared with healthy non-smokers the same age. But would-be quitters were also told how many years they coul
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:47

[UK] NNA asking for permission to intervene on the SNUS ban

A spokesperson for the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA)...the organization is appealing to the High Court in London, asking "for permission to act as an independent intervenor in the Swedish Match application to challenge the ban on snus".
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58

[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57

[UK] Effectiveness of personalised risk information and taster sessions to increase the uptake of smoking cessation services (Start2quit): a randomised controlled trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Delivery of personalised risk information alongside an invitation to an introductory session more than doubled the odds of attending the SSS compared with a standard generic invitation to contact the service. This result suggests that a more proactive ap
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 25, 2017 14:48

[UK] ​The smart nicotine patch that could help smokers quit

Chrono Therapeutic's upcoming SmartStop patch is designed to be a way to quit smoking without risking diving further into nicotine dependency. It's a reimagining of today's nicotine patches. The first obvious question: what's wrong with normal nicotine p
Wareable (uk)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:46

[UK] SANDFORD: NHS needs to do more to tackle smoking

The huge financial burden caused by smoking provides a strong case for continued investment in smoking cessation and other tobacco control measures. Every year smoking in England results in over 37,000 deaths from cancer, 23,000 deaths from respiratory d
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:38
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[New Zealand] Free Stop Smoking Service helping Smokers to Quit

A free Stop smoking service set up to help Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapiti, Porirua and Wairarapa Communities whanau to quit smoking is up and running. Tākiri Mai te Ata is a collective of seven health, education, justice and social service providers, i
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18

Facing Surgery? Quit Smoking Now For A Safer Procedure

Cigarette smokers facing surgery should quit smoking as soon as possible, according to a new statement released jointly by the Societies for Vascular Surgery and Vascular Nursing. The statement urges surgeons and their professional staff to make sure tha
PR Newswire
added Jan 19, 2017 23:18
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