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[UK] E-cigarettes: Cross-party group of MPs launches inquiry

MPs are to carry out an inquiry into e-cigarettes amid concerns there are "significant gaps" in what is known about them and how they are regulated. The science and technology committee will look at their effectiveness as a stop-smoking tool and the impa
BBC Online
added Oct 25, 2017 12:41
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[New Zealand] ‘Real world’ lens on role of e-cigarettes

Margot Taylor talks to the lead researcher in the word’s largest trial on the role of e-cigarettes in quitting smoking, and people who have swapped cigarettes for vaporisers, about the rise of vape culture.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:19
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[UK] Prisoners allowed to VAPE in their cells despite smoking ban riot at Walton jail

Jails across Merseyside are encouraging prisoners to take part in Stoptober this month, giving out advice to help them quit. The softer approach comes only a few weeks after riots broke out at Walton prison - reportedly caused by efforts to enforce a sm
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:31
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Sleep as a Target for Optimized Response to Smoking Cessation Treatment

The extent to which unhealthy sleep in smokers may be a viable intervention target for promoting response to smoking cessation treatment is considered. Ultimately, this review provides conceptual support for sleep therapy as an adjunctive treatment for sm
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 23, 2017 23:18
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[UK] Stub it out for the sake of your pets urge Swindon vets

But the team at Eastcott Vets hope they can provide another push for those who need a little more inspiration. Veterinary nurse and Eastcott Vets director Rachel Gowshall said: “All the research has shown that exposure to tobacco smoke in the home is ha
This is Wiltshire (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:13
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[Illinois] Popularity of JUULs on campus is high despite ban

Despite anti-tobacco campaigns and a ban on campus, many students use JUULs, a small form of an e-cigarette. The tobacco industry heavily markets e-cigarettes as a cessation device, although they have not been approved by the FDA for this purpose, accordi
The Daily Illini (U. of Illinois)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:23
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[UK] Stoptober campaign boosts sales of vape starter kits

Sales of vape starter kits have soared by 37% year-on-year after vaping featured prominently in NHS Stoptober campaign, a leading retailer has claimed. This year e-cigarettes are featured in the NHS’ campaign – which challenges smokers to give up cigare
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:19
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[Ireland] SWEANOR: 'Abstinence-only approach to nicotine has created undue fears about alternatives'

Most importantly, we can assist hundreds of thousands of people in Ireland to significantly extend the length and quality of their lives. And that’s about as good a use of our own time and imaginations as we are likely to find.
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 23, 2017 15:06
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[UK] Political priorities and public health services in English local authorities: the case of tobacco control and smoking cessation services

At a time of significant cost pressure, political support for tobacco control in English local authorities mitigates but does not remove the risk of cuts to budgets for smoking cessation services.
Journal of Public Health
added Oct 23, 2017 13:50
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[UK] Budget cuts are damaging stop smoking services

Local authorities have had to cut their stop smoking services due to a lack of funding over the past few years, according to a new study by (ASH) The study, based on surveys from the past 3 years, found that services for smoking cessation have been cut
Independent Nurse (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:46
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