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[UK] How vaping helps even hardened smokers quit

Vaping helps people stop smoking—even when they don't want to, according to new research from the University of East Anglia. A study published today shows that smokers who switch to vaping may be better able to stay smoke-free in the long term. And th
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:39
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Craving to Quit: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Smartphone app-based Mindfulness Training for Smoking Cessation

our findings provide preliminary evidence that mindfulness training via smartphone app may help lessen the association between craving and smoking, an effect that may be meaningful to support quitting in the longer-term.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish smokers offered £160 incentive to quit

Smokers across Scotland are being handed shopping vouchers in a publicly funded attempt to help them ditch the habit. In Lanarkshire, about half of smokers living in the poorest parts of the area ditched cigarettes after being offered a financial incentiv
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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E-Cig Maker Juul Won't Tempt Instagrammers With Models Anymore

said it will no longer feature models on its social media platforms as it tries to battle the perception its products are too appealing for underage smokers. The San Francisco-based company will instead advertise using images of former smokers who have s
Bloomberg News
added Jun 19, 2018 13:40
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[Kansas] Free Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Kansans

Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Bureau of Health Promotion is offering support to combat that statistic. The KDHE is encouraging Kansans to take advantage of receiving free nicotine replacement therapy. The Kansas Tobacco Quitline is giving
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:14
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[UK] Effects on abstinence of nicotine patch treatment before quitting smoking: parallel, two arm, pragmatic randomised trial

Evidence was insufficient to confidently show that nicotine preloading increases subsequent smoking abstinence. The beneficial effect seems to have been masked by a concurrent reduction in the use of varenicline in people using nicotine preloading, and fu
British Medical Journal
added Jun 18, 2018 23:58
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[UK] Evidence Thin for 'Preloading' Benefit in Smoking Cessation

Use of nicotine patches for a month before a smoking quit attempt was not associated with better long-term abstinence in a newly reported, according to a year-long British study.
MedPage Today
added Jun 17, 2018 08:32
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Gender differences in negative affect during acute tobacco abstinence differ between African American and White adult cigarette smokers

negative affect during acute tobacco abstinence may be a clinically important and intervenable factor that can inform cessation interventions specifically for Non-Hispanic White women smokers. Further empirical exploration of mechanisms underlying interac
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:25
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Considering Systemic Barriers to Treating Tobacco Use in Clinical Settings in the United States

The identified barriers include insufficient training in the epidemiologic impact of tobacco use, related disorders, and pharmacological and behavioral treatment approaches; misunderstanding among clinicians about the effectiveness of tobacco treatment; l
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 17, 2018 08:24
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[UK] Cambridge United back no smoking campaign Kick Ash

An innovative no smoking programme led by young people in Cambridgeshire has scored winning support from its local football club - Cambridge United. Kick Ash, an award-winning campaign led by young people to prevent smoking in under 16’s across the coun
Cambridgeshire County Council (uk)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:59
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