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Is Vaping Reducing Smoking? It’s Hazy.

Most (57%) habitual smokers who have tested out vaping still prefer smoking; 22% enjoy vaping and 14% like both equally. Only 12% of U.S. adults have vaped or currently do so, compared to 44% who have smoked or currently smoke. Vaping sales have skyroc
Morning Consult
added Jul 9, 2018 18:06
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Goodfellas star Ray Liotta’s new line? A quit-smoking pitch for Pfizer’s Chantix

He’s the first celebrity to appear in the long-running campaign, which features real smokers who kicked the habit. But in this crowd he’s like all the rest. He begins the TV ad speaking to the camera, using the same simple introduction as previous testim
FiercePharma
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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STROUD: Public health groups should be applauding Big Tobacco's harm reduction efforts

Despite their history, tobacco companies’ recent efforts to further reduce combustible cigarette consumption should be encouraged, not criticized. THR products have emerged as some of the most effective smoking cessation devices available today, and many
The Hill
added Jul 9, 2018 15:21
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[UK] REVEALED: Blackburn with Darwen smokers' success in kicking the habit

SMOKERS in Blackburn with Darwen have had success kicking the habit, according to new statistics. Figures issued by Public Health England, show that the rates of adults smoking in Blackburn with Darwen dropped from 27.1 per cent in 2011 to 16.7 per cen
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:13
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Level of Alcohol Consumption and Successful Smoking Cessation

This study suggests that moderate drinking may influence the quit smoking process. Further study is needed to better understand the implications of moderate drinking for smoking cessation. (2) Providing information alone may not be effective in helping pe
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:02
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Socio-economic and racial/ethnic differences in e-cigarette uptake among cigarette smokers: Longitudinal analysis of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study

Black, Hispanic, and low-income smokers were less likely than White and higher-income smokers to begin using e-cigarettes in the context of quitting cigarettes. Differences in e-cigarette uptake may be partly explained by perceived harm or social norms o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 9, 2018 15:01
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[Africa] Kenya is making progress in cutting tobacco use, but the going is slow

A smaller proportion of Kenyans are using tobacco products but progress in the past six years has been slow, reveals a Nation Newsplex review of tobacco use data. This is despite the high taxes and laws that ban the sale of loose cigarette sticks and pub
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:58
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[UK] Fears of future strain on NHS as councils slash health programmes

Hospitals will bear the brunt of “incredibly shortsighted” cuts to public health initiatives that will lead to more people having a heart attack or getting cancer, experts are warning. New research reveals that, by next year, spending per head in Englan
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:01
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Oklahomans expected to keep quitline busy after cigarette tax increase

A smoking habit got quite a bit more expensive for Oklahomans on Monday, and public health advocates are trying to make the most of a moment when quitting cigarettes might suddenly look more attractive. As many as 18,700 adult smokers in Oklahoma are exp
NewsOK
added Jul 8, 2018 21:57
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[UK] Smoking in pregnancy challenge group, Review of the Challenge 2018

The Smoking in Pregnancy Challenge Group released a report on the 4th July 2018 calling for Government action to tackle smoking in pregnancy. The new report shines light on the progress towards the Government’s ambition to reduce the smoking in pregnancy
ASH London (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 15:19
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