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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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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”

We encourage others to attempt to replicate the findings and address limitations noted, especially since our results were opposite of what the hypothesized association was to be. The Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study has a large rep
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 9, 2017 10:43
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Over Its 111-Year History, This Approval Marks a First for the FDA / Smokers will have a brand-new tool at their disposal to help them quit.

FDA gave a green light to the very first smartphone app designed to help people quit smoking. ...Carrot CEO David Utley noted in an interview with CNBC that the app is designed to motivate smokers rather than admonish them, and that it's targeted at all s
Motley Fool
added Oct 7, 2017 18:13
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Clarion Call to Action

The mission of the National Tobacco Reform Initiative (NTRI) team is to facilitate open and evidence-based discussions about the most effective ways to reduce the number of current adult smokers in the U.S. by at least 15 million by the year 2024, an int
tobaccoreform.org
added Oct 7, 2017 07:49
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Should Flavors be Banned in E-cigarettes? Evidence on Adult Smokers and Recent Quitters from a Discrete Choice Experiment

find that the recently denied FDA ban would result in increased choice of combustible cigarettes, the most harmful alternative. However, a ban on menthol in combustibles would result in the greatest reduction in smoking of combustibles. Our results are t
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added Oct 6, 2017 16:17
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[Texas] RODU: Mythic tobacco endgames

CVS’ collaborators include the misnamed Truth Initiative (see here and here) and the American Cancer Society, whose numerous prohibitionist exploits are reported in this blog here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. Campaign awards
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 6, 2017 15:28
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[UK] Smoking at work: what are your rights and what can your boss do to help you quit?

Legally, workers have the right to one uninterrupted 20 minute break during a working day (over six hours), however, unless a contract specifically states it, workers are not actually entitled to take smoking breaks. It’s really down to the employer’s dis
West Sussex Today (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:18
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[UK] Council pension fund owns £27 million in tobacco firms – Happy Stoptober!

Hackney Council defends doubling of assets, saying it has a ‘legal duty to maximise investments’
Hackney Citizen (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:16
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[UK] HENDERSON: E-cigarettes work: I’d prescribe them if I could

As part of a debate I was involved with at the Conservative conference this week on public health policy and e-cigarette legislation, I demonstrated an e-cigarette to the audience by inhaling on it. Judging from the reaction of some of them you would hav
The Spectator (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:10
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HIV Care Initiation: A Teachable Moment for Smoking Cessation?

HIV treatment initiation appears to be associated with increases in intention to quit smoking thus serves as a potential teachable moment for smoking cessation intervention.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:44
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