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[UK-Northern Ireland] Huge drop in smokers using services to quit sparks calls for new NHS strategy

A steep decline in the amount of people using services available to stop smoking has led to calls for the Department of Health to review its strategy. Figures released yesterday reveal that almost 2,700 fewer people availed of NHS-backed services to
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:01
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[UK] Greater Manchester Leads The Way To Help People Kick The Habit This Stoptober

The result is a real culture shift and a sharp drop in smoking rates to record lows. However far too much variation still exists - including in Greater Manchester where 18.4% of adults smoke compared to 15.5% nationally. This is why we need local app
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2017 11:59
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Achieve Announces Advancement of Cytisine Clinical Development Program Rapid Progress on Advancing Clinical Program with Commencement of Pharmacokinetic (PK) & Pharmacodynamic (PD) Cytisine Study and Completion of Enrollment in Food Effect PK Study

Cytisine is an established smoking cessation treatment that has been approved and marketed in Central and Eastern Europe for more than 15 years. It is estimated that over 20 million people have used cytisine to help combat nicotine addiction, including o
PR Newswire
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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Study finds switching to e-cigs could save up to 6.6 million lives

As has been the case in most studies reviewing a potential reduced-risk for e-cigs, what these results signify depend on where individuals fall on the anti-tobacco, anti-smoking spectrum. Some anti-tobacco advocacy groups and Democratic congressional le
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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The FDA just approved the first mobile device and app to help you quit smoking

Carrot just got cleared for its at-home sensor to track carbon monoxide levels, which tend to be higher in smokers. It also has a virtual coaching program to promote behavior change. The goal is to develop the first "scalable, evidence-based smoking cess
CNBC
added Oct 4, 2017 12:01
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[UK] Smokers in Cumbria asked to switch cigarettes for Stoptober

Stoptober, The 28-day mass quit smoking challenge, is back for another year. It has made a big impact on local communities, and helped to lower smoking rates to 15.6% in Cumbria - down from 20% in 2012. This month, Cumbria County Council is encouraging
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 10:40
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[UK] Kingdom litter police offering discount for cigarette tossers who kick the habit in Bexley

Bexley's controversial litter police are going to offer people who drop cigarette butts help to quit smoking. Residents caught dropping cigarettes will be issued with a fine - but provided they live in Bexley they will be offered a 50 per cent discount i
News Shopper (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 10:38
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Cannabis Market Extends Across Numerous Industry Segments

The contribution of 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE: XXII) is an industrial hemp plant that has no psychoactive tetrahydrocannabidiol (THC). ...XXII is involved in the medical sector with its clinical studies of nicotine cessation products (it was origina
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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FDA clears first over-the-counter (OTC) carbon monoxide breath sensor for use in smoking cessation programs

Carrot Inc. announced today that its Carbon Monoxide Breath Sensor System has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for over-the-counter (OTC) commercial use in smoking cessation programs. The Bluetooth-enabled mobile device, which p
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[UK] Smoking cessation service is cut back to save £46,000

A VITAL facility which has helped tens of thousands of people to kick the habit is being downsized. The Stop Smoking Service run by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust will no longer provide support for the general public. The Bolton Council cuts are already c
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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