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[Africa, South Africa] Pharmacists get involved in anti-smoking campaign

Maimin (crt), acting CEO of the Independent Community Pharmacy Association (ICPA), explained that community pharmacies across South Africa have committed their participating in [WHO's] anti-tobacco initiative “Pharmacists Against Tobacco”.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 8, 2017 19:15
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[UK] The power of e-cigs! More vapers have quit smoking than those that continue their tobacco habit, a survey reveals for the first time

Ann McNeill, professor of tobacco addiction at King's College London, said: 'This year's ASH survey finds that around 1.5 million vapers are ex-smokers, for the first time a larger number than those who continue to smoke.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 8, 2017 19:09

[UK] ASH Factsheet: Use of electronic cigarettes (vapourisers) among adults in Great Britain (PDF)

For the first time there are more ex-smokers (1.5 million) who use e-cigarettes than current smokers (1.3 million). Over half (52%) of e-cigarette users are now ex-smokers and 45% are smokers.  The main reason given by ex-smokers who are currently vaping
ASH London (uk)
added May 8, 2017 13:57

More Americans are trying to quit smoking, study

The lead author of the study and president of Pinney Associates, Joe Gitchell said he believes “encouraging smokers to quit and promoting anything that can reduce smoke exposure, including e-cigarette use, is beneficial.”
Addiction Now
added May 7, 2017 19:59

Psychological distress among smokers in the United States: 2008 to 2014

The greater prevalence and increasing rate of Serious Psychological Distress among smokers, relative to former- and never-smokers, from 2008 to 2014 provides support that the greater mental health burden among smokers may be contributing to the slowed re
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 8, 2017 15:37

EDITORIAL Ohio’s tobacco barrel

Ohio ranks 46th on a measure of health spending and outcomes ... One way to help reduce Ohio’s smoking problem would be raising the cigarette tax. The price of a pack gives smokers an immediate incentive to quit, and according to HPI, other Midwestern sta
Toledo (OH) Blade
added May 7, 2017 20:28

Trends in characteristics and multi-product use among adolescents who use electronic cigarettes, United States 2011-2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adolescent past month e-cigarette use is associated with past month use of other tobacco but not with cigarette quit attempts or quit contemplation among cigarette users. Over five years, the average characteristics of U.S. adolescents who use e-cigarette
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 8, 2017 15:50

House ACA Replacement will Cripple the Nation's Health, Trust for America's Health Statement

[CDC] will lose 12 percent of its budget, of which a significant portion—$625 million a year—goes directly to state and local health departments....Every day, the CDC and local public health departments are on the front lines in preventing disease outbrea
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2017 12:39

[UK] Greatest double act of them all: He shored her up in times of crisis and broke the ice when shyness overcame her. Now his retirement means we'll see less of the Queen too, say the Mail's royal writers

Showing his devotion, on their wedding day, he added an additional vow — to give up smoking, which his bride hated.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 5, 2017 12:38

how do adults view and use e-cigarettes?

new survey released today by Truth Initiative®, nearly half of current and recent former smokers age 21 and older have tried e-cigarettes...comes on the heels of the [FDA's] decision to delay enforcement of key parts of a rule finalized last year that wou
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 5, 2017 01:50
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