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[North Dakota] AUDIO: 'Breathe ND' director says she was 'taken by surprise' by proposal to eliminate the agency

A proposal in former Gov. Jack Dalrymple's executive budget would eliminate the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy agency -- also known as "Breathe ND."... "To totally eliminate an agency that has seen such incredible results in
North Dakota Public Radio / Prairie Public Broadcasting
added Dec 19, 2016 20:00

Editorial: Ohio's indoor smoking ban turns 10

the decision by voters in November 2006 to enact the ban was wise, even if it has shown little effect on the number of adults who smoke...the state still has much work to do to improve its unacceptable track record in curtailing smoking. Investing in cess
Canton (OH) Repository
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54

[UK] Funds to tackle smoking being cut back by council

Blackpool Council is to stop paying GPs for referring patients to services which help them quit smoking. Cabinet member for health Coun Amy Cross told the authority’s Health Scrutiny Committee she thought the policy was “very inappropriate.” She was res
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54

[UK, USA] E-cigarettes a ‘major public health concern’ in U.S.

Experts in Britain, however, questioned the United States’ take on e-cigarettes as a threat. “The position in the U.K. is very different,” said Kevin Fenton, national director of health and wellbeing at Public Health England.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Dec 18, 2016 19:12

OZ/ROIZEN: Want to stop smoking? Vaping not the best way to do so

there are two new studies that show how damaging e-cigarettes can be to oral tissue...We hope you can give up e-cigs and opt for an effective stop-smoking program that improves your health instead of damaging it.
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Dec 18, 2016 19:06

[California, Florida, New York] The US plans to ban smoking in public housing — but will it work?

NYCHA declined to comment on whether it will provide smoking cessation programs when the ban goes into place. Other public housing authorities with smoke-free policies say that they use education, counseling, and smoking cessation to help residents quit.
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Dec 17, 2016 21:00

ARCHIVE: Varenicline, Bupropion Found Safe in Smokers With Psych Disorders

No increase in psychiatric adverse events for drug, patch users versus placebo
MedPage Today
added Dec 17, 2016 15:47

Chantix, Zyban Lose Boxed Warning on Psych Effects

The FDA said it was persuaded by results from a trial called EAGLES that found that these psychiatric events were no more common with varenicline or bupropion compared with individuals using nicotine patches or placebo to try to quit smoking. The FDA had
MedPage Today
added Dec 17, 2016 15:46

5 Healthiest Cigarettes with The Least Chemicals

Our list of 5 healthiest cigarettes with the least chemicals will help you choose healthier options and eventually quit smoking as well....we often debate whether these cigarettes are healthier than those because they contain less nicotine, tar, and othe
Insider Monkey
added Dec 17, 2016 15:22
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US drops bold warning from anti-smoking pills Chantix, Zyban

The FDA decision stems from an 8,000-patient study of smokers that found no elevated risk of psychiatric problems among Chantix users who had no prior history of mental illness. European regulators previously removed their own warning from the drug based
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 17, 2016 06:47
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