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Rapid Nicotine Metabolite Ratio and Successful Quitting: Acceptable Explanation

The authors concluded that faster nicotine metabolizers might be less likely to relapse following a quit attempt, which was inconsistent with data from past clinical trials. I have some concerns about their study. First, the authors observed 67 successfu
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 10, 2017 20:27
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Response to “Rapid Nicotine Ratio and Successful Quitting: Acceptable Explanation” by the Authors of “Nicotine Metabolite Ratio (NMR) Prospectively Predicts Smoking Relapse: Longitudinal Findings from ITC Surveys in Five Countries”

Dr Kawada’s letter1 raised concerns about our manuscript titled: “Nicotine metabolite ratio (NMR) prospectively predicts smoking relapse: Longitudinal findings from ITC surveys in five countries.”2 These are reasonable criticisms, several of which were a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 10, 2017 20:27
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Trends and Patient Characteristics Associated with Tobacco Pharmacotherapy Dispensed in the Veterans Health Administration

Although VHA cessation pharmacotherapy use nearly doubled from 13.8% in 2004 to 25.6% in 2013, reaching undertreated subgroups, especially those with medical comorbidities, may improve cessation outcomes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 10, 2017 20:26
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Implementing an Evidence-based Tobacco Control Program at Five 2-1-1 Call Centers: An Evaluation Using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research

The Smoke-Free Homes Program (SFH) is an evidence-based intervention offered within 2-1-1 information and referral call centers...Future implementation of SFH and other tobacco control programs should address identified barriers by securing ongoing fundi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 10, 2017 20:25
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WADE: Bloomberg School of Public Health should live up to mission statement, save ‘millions at a time’

“Big Tobacco” companies will be required to issue corrective statements on the effects of cigarettes...This moment also should offer an opportunity to provide clarity about reduced-risk products and set the record straight on the pros and cons of e-cigare
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 10, 2017 16:16
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Hard-Core Smokers are Softening Over Time: Smokers with High Psychological Distress Are Smoking Less and More Are Trying to Quit

a study by UC San Francisco researchers shows that over the course of 19 years, from 1997 to 2015, this hard core group smoked progressively fewer cigarettes per day and tried to quit in increasingly greater numbers, along with every other group of smoke
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 10, 2017 16:00
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[UK] Changing behaviour: Electronic cigarettes (PDF)

need to address the psychological as well as the biological factors...include capabilities (easier to use), opportunities (more available) and motivation (more appealing). Correctly and appropriately informing the general population about effects on sm
British Psychological Society (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:44
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[UK] E-cigarettes should be promoted as a method of stopping smoking

‘Changing behaviour: Electronic cigarettes’ published this week is a new briefing that aims to provide guidance and education to those involved with smoking cessation. The report also makes the following recommendations: Improve education about the rel
British Psychological Society (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:39
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Ad campaign in Kentucky promotes going tobacco-free

Officials with Kentucky's Tobacco Quit Line are launching a new advertising campaign that encourages people to stop using tobacco products. The ads are designed to lead people to the state's free tobacco counseling service, 1-800-784-8669.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 9, 2017 21:06
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Rapid Nicotine Metabolite Ratio and Successful Quitting: Acceptable Explanation

Drs. Fix and colleagues examined the relationship between nicotine metabolite ratio (NMR) and smoking abstinence....concluded that faster nicotine metabolizers might be less likely to relapse following a quit attempt, which was inconsistent with data from
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 9, 2017 10:44
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