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AUDIO: The program helping Indigenous Australians quit smoking

A program in Sydney that's helping Indigenous people quit smoking is also exploring the deeper reasons why it's still the norm for roughly a third of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults. Organisers behind the "Talking About Tobacco Use" (TATU)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 28, 2018 00:16
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[UK] Smoking ban for housing association, council and private tenants proposed

The idea is being backed by councils,health charities and landlords - and could see smokers encouraged to take up vaping and e-cigarettes
DevonLive (uk)
added Nov 28, 2018 00:07
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Vaping No Boost to Quit Rates in Smokers

People who vape and smoke cigarettes are no more likely to drop the nicotine habit than those who just smoke, a new study suggests. Researchers at The Ohio State University studied 617 tobacco users and found no differences in quit rates for “dual users”
Health News Digest
added Nov 28, 2018 00:03
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SADAWSKI: Could Sweden have figured out a way to stop people from smoking?

it is illegal for any snus maker to claim that their product is better than cigarettes. However, the Swedish government eventually created tax incentives for snus makers. Given the history of Swedes and their unwavering love for snus, it is safe to say t
The Global Dispatch
added Nov 27, 2018 21:50
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[South Africa] New tobacco rules will choke healthier products, says Philip Morris

sees SA’s mooted tobacco regulations as an impediment to its plan to phase out its cigarette brands, such as Marlboro, in favour of healthier alternatives. The New York-listed cigarette and tobacco giant wants to ultimately replace all its cigarettes wit
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:44
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[Australia] LAMBERT: Kiwis show the way on vaping rules

The Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA) said the New Zealand approach struck a “sensible balance” between helping smokers to switch to safer nicotine products and protecting the public. “The progress in New Zealand highlights how far A
Medical Republic (au)
added Nov 26, 2018 15:06
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Commentary: Tobacco companies play mind games to make quitting tougher in the UK

When tobacco taxes are increased, the tobacco industry in the UK play with their pricing to undermine the impacts of the tax increases on smoking, researchers found
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:45
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[New Zealand] Smokefree sector underwhelmed by message on vaping

But the rest of the announcement was a disappointment, as it increases restrictions on vape flavours, the availability of vape products - essentially treating them like tobacco - all of which adds up to less availability for those in need. This has been
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:38
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Patient-Physician Discussions on Lung Cancer Screening: A Missed Teachable Moment to Promote Smoking Cessation

Conclusions Lung cancer screening highlights the harms of smoking to patients who are chronic, heavy smokers and thus may serve as a teachable moment for promoting smoking cessation. However, this opportunity is typically missed in clinical practice.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 25, 2018 16:38
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[Canada, USA] Smoking Cessation: More than Just Lip Service

Canadian and U.S. lung cancer specialists share how they built and launched successful quit-smoking programs / In 2012, CCO implemented a "Framework for Smoking Cessation" at 14 regional centers. "This framework included the '5As- -- asking about whethe
MedPage Today
added Nov 24, 2018 15:39
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