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[UK] South Shields mum saves thousands of pounds within months of quitting smoking

Figures released by anti-smoking group Fresh ahead of this year’s Stoptober campaign show that in 2017 nearly 400,000 smokers in England quit successfully. From left, South Tyneside director of public health Tom Hall, Coun Tracey Dixon, ex-smoker Deborah
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:51
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[UK] Does Stoptober work?

West, who was part of a team of researchers who examined the effectiveness of the campaign in its first year in 2012, said that the public health campaign is “incredibly good value for money”. But...“very little” money is spent on the campaign.
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:50
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Telemedicine startup Roman just raised $88M to help you quit smoking

A funding to expand from men’s health into smoking cessation and other healthcare verticals, the company announced today. By going direct-to-consumer, Roman—which today shortens its name to Ro—sidesteps many of the
Fast Company
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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Two-thirds of US smokers say they want to quit. This company has a new idea for helping them.

Ro, the company behind the ED treatment brand Roman, is getting into the smoking cessation game with a new (gender-neutral) program called Zero. Like Roman, Zero is a telemedicine-based product: Users get a personalized quitting regimen from a doctor via
Vox Media
added Sep 19, 2018 20:00
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Achieve Announces Positive Cytisine Data Published in International Journal of Drug Policy

The observational study compared the effectiveness of cytisine and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) as an aid to smoking cessation in the Russian Federation. Evaluation of 301 subjects who had used either cytisine or NRT determined that smokers in the
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 22:10
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[UK] Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri struggling to give up smoking

The 59-year-old Sarri says "unfortunately at the moment I am not able to stop." The Italian's father has been urging him to give up cigarettes for 20 years but it's proving difficult.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2018 03:13
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E-Cigarettes, Snus Get a Wary Reception as Alternatives to Smoking

The dilemma underscores the difficult balance the FDA is attempting to maintain as it weighs support for new types of cigarette alternatives. Even as the agency wants to help smokers quit, Gottlieb said he worries that e-cigarettes may be luring kids who
Bloomberg News
added Sep 17, 2018 16:59
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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by [ASH]. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are trying to give up. The e
BBC Online
added Sep 17, 2018 16:41
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[Massachusetts] Will the Government Ban E-Cigarettes?

Michael Siegel hopes the FDA can avoid an outright ban, calling it “a public health disaster” that would push ex-smoking adult vapers back to dangerous, traditional cigarettes. Siegel...outlined for BU Today the fine public health line regulators must wal
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added Sep 17, 2018 16:38
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[UK] Campaign urges the county's smokers to quit for the sake of their families

Thousands of smokers in North Yorkshire who underestimate the risk of smoking cutting their lives short are being urged to stop for the sake of their families in a hard-hitting campaign by Breathe 2025....The “Don’t Be The 1” campaign is being supported
Whitby Gazette (uk)
added Sep 17, 2018 11:25
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