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[UK, UK-Scotland] Use of smoking cessation services continues to fall

The reduction in service use comes amid a fall in the overall number of people smoking in Scotland. The last Scottish Health Survey reported an adult smoking prevalence of 18.2% in 2017, down from 21.1% in 2016. Analysts said the reason for the fall in
Press Association (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 23:06
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Current and Former Smokers’ Use of Electronic Cigarettes for Quitting Smoking: An Exploratory Study of Adolescents and Young Adults

The acknowledgements to this article have been updated from their original published display to provide additional specific details on the sources of the funding for the grant numbers supporting this study. The new funding statement appears below:
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 23, 2018 17:28
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Cigarette smoking quit rates among persons with serious psychological distress in the United States from 2008–2016: Are mental health disparities in cigarette use increasing?

quit rates among individuals with past-month SPD are approximately half that of those without SPD and have not increased over the past decade. This discrepancy in quit rates may be one factor driving increasing disparities in prevalence of smoking among t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 23, 2018 17:24
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[UK] Philip Morris stop-smoking campaign attacked as PR stunt

The wraparound advertisement covering Monday’s Daily Mirror tabloid is part of Philip Morris’s 2 million pound ($2.61 million) “Hold My Light” campaign, in which the world’s biggest international tobacco company is pushing a 30-day challenge for people t
Reuters
added Oct 23, 2018 16:08
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[UK] Backlash as world's biggest tobacco firm launches £2million campaign to help smokers kick the habit and switch to vaping

Philip Morris International, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, are behind the initiative to encourage people to quit smoking for at least a month. But health charities have slammed the move as 'staggering hypocrisy' and 'PR puff', saying the company is o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2018 15:59
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[UK] Tobacco commissioning support 2019 to 2020: principles and indicators

The new plan sets out the ambition for a further reduction in smoking rates, down to 12% by the end of 2022, as the first step toward a generation of non-smokers, which will be achieved when smoking prevalence is at 5% or below. The plan prioritises red
GOV.UK
added Oct 21, 2018 19:17
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Quitting Behaviors among Dual Cigarette/E-cigarette Users and Cigarette Smokers Enrolled in the Tobacco User Adult Cohort (TUAC)

in the natural environment, dual users of cigarettes and e-cigarettes were more likely than cigarette smokers to quit cigarettes in the short term but no more likely to quit using cigarettes and all tobacco products over time.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:53
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[Vietnam] Effectiveness of village health worker delivered smoking cessation counseling in Viet Nam

A team approach in TDT programs that offers a referral system for health care providers to refer smokers to VHW-led cessation counseling is a promising and potentially scalable model for increasing access to evidence-based TDT and increasing quit rates i
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2018 18:47
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[Australia, New Zealand] Promotion of JUUL on Twitter [FREE FULL TEXT]

In balancing the related competing arguments about e-cigarettes, evidence such as that reported by Chu et al. demonstrates the need for public health policies that minimise the promotion of e-cigarettes to adolescents and nonsmokers. The absence of such
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Oct 20, 2018 14:46
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Scientists develop a new quit-smoking drug that puts addicts off cigarettes by stopping their nicotine 'hit'

A quit-smoking drug based on a protein found in soil could help addicts quit without any withdrawals, research suggests. Trials on addicted rats showed the medication broke down nicotine in their bodies before it reached their brains - stopping them re
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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