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FDA Floats Plan To Cap Nicotine Levels In Cigarettes ($$)

The notice includes an analysis of one possible policy scenario for a lowered nicotine level that suggests that, within a year of implementation, five million more adult smokers could quit smoking. And by the end of the century, more than 8 million lives
added Mar 15, 2018 23:04

The Role of Physical Activity in the Association between Smoking Status and Quality of Life

Smokers who successfully quit smoking (former smokers) may benefit from enhanced HRQoL that tend towards those of non-smokers if they adopt physical activity in their daily routine.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58

FDA Moves To Cut Nicotine In Cigarettes, Helping Smokers Kick Habit

Stripping cigarettes of all or most of their addictive power could lead 5 million adults to quit smoking within a year of the plan going into place and another 8 million to quit within five years, according to an analysis published Thursday in The New En
Kaiser Health News
added Mar 15, 2018 22:58

[UK] NHS should prescribe e-cigarettes, according to boss of Plymouth's newest vape shop

The director of Plymouth's latest vaping store says it's a 'no brainer' that GPs should prescribe e-cigarettes to patients who want to give up fags. Ex-smoker Richard O'Connell, 40, is one of two directors who set up Vape Town over four years ago and ha
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 17:00

E-Cigarettes Doing More Harm Than Good: Study

HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:26

E-Cigarettes May Lead More to Smoke Cigarettes Than to Quit

The number of adults who quit smoking by using e-cigarettes will be far lower than the number of teenagers and young adults who develop a regular smoking habit after trying these products, according to a first-of-its-kind study published Wednesday i
Consumer Reports
added Mar 15, 2018 15:47

[UK] IQOS reviewed: Could a 'heat not burn' alternative to cigarettes wean this committed smoker off Marlboro Lights? ($$)

I have been hynotised (twice); I have had acupuncture, I have read Alan Carr (cover to cover, five times); I have listened to motivational podcasts; I have been on a week-long juice fast; I have chewed gum that made me wretch; I have slapped on patches t
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 15:21
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[Florida] More money being put into cancer research at the expense of tobacco prevention programs

A proposed constitutional amendment making its way through the Constitution Revision Commission is looking to put more money into cancer research. Health groups oppose it because the money would come out of the state’s tobacco prevention program.
WJHG-TV (Panama City Beach, FL)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:56

[UK] Position statement on electronic cigarettes (PDF)

we consider e.cigarettes provide a safer and acceptable alternative to smoked tobacco, and that their use as an aid to quit smoking completely should be publicised in the general population. In addition, government and regulators must be challenged t
Yorkshire Cancer Research (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:33

Quantifying population-level health benefits and harms of e-cigarette use in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-cigarette use currently represents more population-level harm than benefit. Effective national, state, and local efforts are needed to reduce e-cigarette use among youth and young adults if e-cigarettes are to confer a net population-level benefit in t
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:28
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