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[Louisiana] New Orleans lawyer Ken Carter passes away at 74

Carter was also one of the attorneys involved in a Louisiana lawsuit against tobacco companies. He represented the plaintiffs and helped secure smoking cessation programs for people in the state.
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

A new U.S. ban on smoking in public housing may make it easier for low-income smokers to quit, a new study suggests. This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) implemented a ban on cigarettes, cigars, and pipes inside apartment
Reuters
added Aug 4, 2018 15:49
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iMedicalApps: SmokerStop App Review / Can this motivational tool help patients?

The app includes nearly everything the primary provider would want to have to aid patients in tobacco cessation: the "5As" approach, information on medications for cessation, tips on motivational interviewing, graphics to assist in cessation, and links to
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:27
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E-Cig Maker Says Flavor Ban Will Harm Smokers Aiming to Quit

The CEO of electronic cigarette giant JUUL Labs is weighing in on a proposed nationwide ban on tobacco flavorings, claiming that removing flavors from e-cigarettes would represent a deterrent for adult smokers who want to use the products to quit... "We
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2018 15:26
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[UK-Scotland] New life breathed into Dumfries and Galloway smoking strategy

NHS Dumfries and Galloway's Smoking Matters service expects to fall short of its target for helping people in deprived areas kick the habit. It is now looking at ways to update the strategy and increase use. Among the new ideas are projects to reach ou
BBC Online
added Aug 3, 2018 21:49
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Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

For middle-aged women who worry about adding pounds when they quit smoking, a large study suggests that adding even a modest amount of weekly exercise after quitting can minimize weight gain. Nearly 7 of 10 U.S. adult cigarette smokers say they want to
Reuters
added Aug 2, 2018 23:54
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[California] GLANTZ: Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the count
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:41
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[UK] New Research Bolsters Case for E-Cigarettes

The center surveyed nearly 19,000 users of Juul e-cigarettes, which command about half the U.S. market share. Nearly two-thirds of respondents who were current smokers at the time they began using e-cigarettes quit smoking as a result. Compare this quit
InsideSources
added Aug 2, 2018 23:08
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FDA's Comprehensive Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

FDA's comprehensive plan places nicotine, and the issue of addiction, at the center of the agency's tobacco regulation efforts. This plan serves as a multi-year roadmap to better protect youth and help addicted adult smokers quit, significantly reducing t
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 2, 2018 20:22
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GOTTLIEB/ZELLER: Advancing Tobacco Regulation to Protect Children and Families: Updates and New Initiatives from the FDA on the Anniversary of the Tobacco Control Act and FDA’s Comprehensive Plan for Nicotine

The public comment periods for all three ANPRMs, which were extended by 30 additional days to allow more time for submissions, have now closed. We are beginning the process of reviewing those comments. At the same time, the FDA is also pursuing additional
FDA Blogs
added Aug 2, 2018 20:19
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