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[Asia, India] ‘Medical colleges should set up tobacco clinics’

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is planning to recommend cancellation of registration of those medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics...ICMR would set up three tobacco testing laboratories in Guwahati, Mumbai and Noida i
Times of India
added Apr 26, 2018 13:55
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Head To Head / Should we recommend e-cigarettes to help smokers quit?

Smokers want to vape, it can help them quit, and it’s less harmful than smoking, say Paul Aveyard and Deborah Arnott. But Kenneth C Johnson argues that smokers who vape are generally less likely to quit and is concerned about youth vaping as a gateway to
British Medical Journal
added Apr 26, 2018 12:12
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Washington spends little to help the state’s 900,000 smokers quit — despite collecting $622M in tobacco taxes

The sole source of funding for the state’s tobacco Quitline is a $320,000 federal grant from the CDC, said Nick Fradkin, the Department of Health’s tobacco cessation consultant. “That’s well under a dollar per person who smokes or uses tobacco in the st
Aberdeen (WA) Daily World
added Apr 25, 2018 20:07
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[Australia] Smokers and ex-smokers wanted

Researchers from Cancer Council Victoria and Queen Mary University of London are on the hunt for smokers and ex-smokers to take part in a first of its kind study into how to help people stay quit for good. The Relapse Prevention Trial is recruiting more
Wingham (NSW) Chronicle (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 20:02
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JUUL Labs Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Underage Use

JUUL Labs today announced it will take additional decisive action by actively supporting state and federal initiatives to raise the minimum age to 21+ to purchase tobacco products as part of an initial investment of $30 million over the next three years d
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:44
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[UK] E-cigarettes are being sold as 'edgy lifestyle devices which could keep people on them for too long'

Professor Gillian Leng, deputy chief executive of health watchdog NICE, said there are still doubts over the long-term health effects of electronic cigarettes. While they can help smokers quit tobacco, there is a question over whether they may become a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:10
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[Canada] One Year On: Assessing The Effects Of A Menthol Cigarette Ban

Implementation of a ban on menthol cigarettes results in an increase in those attempting to quit, and an increase in use of other flavored tobacco or electronic-cigarette use, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:55
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Lexaria Achieves Breakthrough in $21.8 Billion Smoking Cessation Industry -- CFN Media

Lexaria Bioscience Corp., developer of the DehyraTECH™ platform for improving the bioavailability of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). The company recently unveiled positive results from its trials involving nicotine, which could pave the way for
GlobeNewswire
added Apr 24, 2018 16:41
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BRIEF-Axsome Therapeutics Announces First Patient Enrolled In Phase 2 Clinical Trial Of AXS-05 In Smoking Cessation

Reuters
added Apr 24, 2018 00:16
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[Asia, India] How safe is e-cigarettes?

Dr. Rakesh Mahajan Gupta, Deputy Director of the Department of Health and Family Welfare Punjab, India, says that there is ample scientific evidence available about the harms of nicotine and that is the reason it is unapproved under the Drugs Act except
Asian Tribune
added Apr 23, 2018 17:18
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