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[UK] New Tobacco Control Plan for Lancashire unveiled by county council

County Council is fighting back with new plans to stub out the habit. It will unveil an ambitious Tobacco Control Plan, which will run until 2022, at its cabinet meeting on Thursday. Lancashire has above the national average number of adults lighting up -
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 14:12
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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

Smoke-free homes policies reduce exposure to second-hand smoke. Partnering with social service agencies offers a promising way to scale up evidence-based smoke-free homes interventions among low-income populations. We found that the SFH intervention was
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 13, 2017 05:48
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[Australia] Indigenous smoking deaths on the rise despite people butting out

Lead researcher Dr Ray Lovett said the study found the lag between smoking and the onset of smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer means the number of smoking deaths was likely to keep climbing. "We have seen significant declines in smoking among I
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:57
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Softening Among U.S. Smokers With Psychological Distress: More Quit Attempts and Lower Consumption as Smoking Drops [FREE FULL TEXT]

smokers with psychological distress, like the general population, are softening over time. To improve health outcomes and increase health equity, tobacco control policies should continue moving all subgroups of smokers down these softening curves, while s
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 12, 2017 16:35
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[UK] NICE to back use of e-cigarettes in new smoking cessation guidance

NICE is planning to back use of e-cigarettes in an update of guidelines on smoking cessation, according to new draft guidance. In the guidance, published last month, NICE said: ‘Some smokers have found them helpful to quit smoking cigarettes and there i
Pulse (uk)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:42
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Hard-Core Smokers are Softening Over Time

“Even though they smoke more than the general population, smokers with high psychological distress have been smoking less and trying to quit more, as the overall level of smoking has decreased,” said Margarete C. Kulik, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow with th
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Oct 11, 2017 15:26
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[UK] ASH response to British Psychological Society endorsement of electronic cigarettes

“We welcome this report setting out the role e-cigarettes can play in reducing the harm from smoking. Many smokers have found e-cigarettes helpful in quitting but confusion persists among some about the relative safety of vaping compared to smoking. 2.9
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 21:05
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E-cigarettes should be promoted as a method of stopping smoking

E-cigarettes should be promoted as a method of stopping smoking is the key message from the British Psychological Society report 'Changing behaviour: Electronic cigarettes' published this week. The new behaviour change briefing aims to provide guidance a
ScienceDaily
added Oct 10, 2017 20:33
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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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