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[UK] Millions have quit since smoking ban

Smoking has dropped fastest among the young, with campaigners saying that a cigarette ban in pubs and clubs, implemented a decade ago today, was critical in making the habit less socially acceptable. However, pro-tobacco campaigners insist that the ban
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:45
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[Asia-pacific] Doctors could help smokers in Japan quit online under health ministry plan

The proposal would allow doctors to consult patients via personal computers or smartphones to help them quit smoking, as long as the consultation uses accepted information communications technology and is offered through trusted organizations such as cor
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:55
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[UK] Inside Voices – No smoke but fire

The smoking ban will be torture to some inmates, it will be looked on as a punishment and yet another way the prison system degrades and undermines the prisoner who has no rights, human or otherwise, in many people’s eyes including the Ministry of Justice
Inside Time (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:00
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[UK] Phil Tufnell: 'I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to give up smoking'

THE cricketer turned commentator talks to Busola Evans...there is one battle the 51-year-old has struggled with for most of his adult life – to give up smoking. It’s a vice he managed to keep up even during his cricketing career much to his frustration.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 1, 2017 03:16
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E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Other Electronic Nicotine Products: Harm Reduction Pathways or New Avenues for Addiction?

Given the disproportionate burden of tobacco health harms in psychiatric patients, e-cigarettes are being considered as a potential tool for harm reduction. This article summarizes recent data on e-cigarettes, provides recommendations and resources to le
Psychiatric Times
added Jun 30, 2017 22:56
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[North Dakota] TAYLOR: Big tobacco won, goodbye BreatheND

As the hardworking folks at BreatheND prepare to leave their posts... Thank you to the 92-percent of North Dakotans who are still in favor of seeing the program continue. Legislators’ attacks on BreatheND throughout the 2017 session didn’t fool you. You
Dunn County (ND) Herald
added Jun 30, 2017 21:55
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[UK] Tobacco giant Philip Morris is paying people £50 if they persuade a smoker to quit

The company is so committed to a smoke-free world that it is even paying brand ambassadors, which it calls “freelancers”, to persuade people to quit. They get £50 per “conversion” – successfully changing someone from being a smoker to a non-smoker.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 18:38
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[North Carolina] O'Connor: Smoking no longer a luxury

A number of factors are working against tobacco today. Higher taxes mean higher retail prices. Smoking is banned in workplaces, on some public streets and in most facilities, even outdoor stadiums. Health education programs have brought home the anti-tob
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jun 30, 2017 15:47
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Tobacco group Philip Morris sees iQOS as key to smokeless future in UK

thinks its iQOS smokeless tobacco product can make Britain a country of non-smokers in coming years, an executive said on Friday. Since iQOS was launched in the UK in December, Philip Morris has found that about 70 percent of users are able to give up c
Reuters
added Jun 30, 2017 15:35
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[UK] Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day): Lord Rennard Liberal Democrat

the former Health Minister, Jane Ellison, committed the Government to publishing a new strategy in summer 2016. It is now summer 2017. A year and around 80,000 more deaths from smoking-related illnesses later, we have waited long enough.
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:32
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