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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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[UK] PATEL: Why We Need A Clear Message On E-Cigarettes And Vaping

As a pharmacist, I think it should be within our powers to offer advice and guidance on the best ways to quit.... No one can say for sure they are 100 per cent safe - but we know they are much safer than cigarettes. And I don’t think anyone can afford t
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:42
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[Missouri] New state ban affects Bowling Green facility; county jails instituted ban first

Washington won a court judgment ordering state prisons, housing a total of about 32,000 inmates, to be smoke-free by April 1. The sale, possession and use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, will not be allowed after that
Quincy (IL) Herald-Whig
added Oct 22, 2017 21:25
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Evaluation of strategies to communicate harmful and potentially harmful constituent (HPHC) information through cigarette package inserts: a discrete choice experiment [FREE FULL TEXT]

Numeric HPHC information on inserts appears to produce misunderstandings that some cigarettes are less harmful than others. Furthermore, brief narratives that link HPHCs to smoking-related disease may promote cessation versus communications that do not ex
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2017 22:31
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Disparities in the Receipt of Tobacco Treatment Counseling within the US Context of the Affordable Care Act and Meaningful Use Implementation

This study provides important data on the national trends in receipt of health professional advice to quit smoking and other tobacco use in the context of the ACA and Meaningful Use implementation and whether these policies helped to narrow the gaps in r
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 20, 2017 18:36
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Cigarette Smoking alters Epigenetics

smoke from cigarettes actually changes the epigenetic makeup of DNA, thereby paving the road to lung cancer. Unfortunately, smoking is responsible for death in about 50% of the people who don’t quit. Unfortunately, second hand smoke affects children and
World Health.net ( American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:05
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[UK] Pregnant women struggling to quit should be given free e-cigs, MP says

COLCHESTER MP Will Quince says women who struggle to quit smoking should be given free e-cigarettes and vaping devices during their pregnancy. Will Quince said he hoped the issue could be addressed in next month's Budget, adding vaping and e-cigarettes
Colchester Gazette (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:36
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[UK] Hospital chiefs back bid to cut smoking numbers

Health bosses are supporting Stoptober - by reinforcing their commitment to becoming ‘smokefree’ organisations. South Tyneside and City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trusts say the move is in the interests of the health of patients, staff and the
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:19
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LETTER: The mixed messages that led to an e-cigarette shambles

However achieved, reduction is smoking rates is most welcome but, from afar, it seems extraordinary that the impact of plain tobacco packaging and an unprecedented decline in tobacco affordability is discounted in favour of a unidimensional view that all
British Medical Journal
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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Swapping Cigarettes for Vaping

New evidence suggests e-cigarettes are not without risks to human health, but can be useful in getting people to kick their smoking habit... While none of these studies could address the long-term consequences of e-cigarettes on human health, the data un
The Scientist
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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