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[Asia, India] ‘QuitLine’ on cigarette packs helps quit smoking

Along with the QuitLine, a helpline number to quit smoking, the government has asked the tobacco manufactures to put two set of pictorial warnings.
Asian Age (in)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:03
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[UK-Scotland] SCOTT: Time to help employees stub it out

While Scotland blazed a trail in the UK in terms of anti-smoking legislation, the negative impact on its finances remain sizeable. According to ASH Scotland, the NHS spends £271million per year on smoking-attributable disease while productivity losses du
Energy Voice (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:59
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[UK] South Yorkshire firefighters support smokers in quitting campaign

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue (SYFR) is working in partnership with South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Trust, to provide a meeting group once a week at Adwick station to help support residents who feel that the time has come to take that step to a heal
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 6, 2018 13:52
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Seeing new opportunities to help smokers quit: A UK national survey of optometrist delivered smoking cessation behavioural support interventions

Substantial gaps exist in UK optometrists’ current smoking cessation training and practice. Evidence-based training resources are needed to support the implementation of smoking cessation interventions into routine optometry practice.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 5, 2018 19:37
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[Asia, India] Tobacco products to carry ‘Quitline’ number

Replacing the existing images on tobacco products, the Union Health Ministry has now released a new set of pictorial health warnings that are to be displayed on both sides of packets of cigarettes, bidis, and chewing tobacco with effect from September 1,
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:11
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ALLEN: The Formaldehyde in Your E-Cigs

Nicotine isn’t the only thing e-cigs deliver; they also deliver formaldehyde, a carcinogen. It seems equally fair to call them Electronic Formaldehyde Delivery Systems...a more fair one would be “Electronic Nicotine/Formaldehyde/Diacetyl Delivery Systems”
New York Times
added Apr 5, 2018 15:58
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Concurrent nicotine and tobacco product use among homeless smokers and associations with cigarette dependence and other factors related to quitting

The need for cessation efforts that account for concurrent use for homeless adult smokers is great. Study findings indicate that concurrent users are commonly pursuing the reduction or elimination of cigarette usage and should be specifically targeted fo
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 5, 2018 04:09
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Does free or lower cost smoking cessation medication stimulate quitting? Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands and UK surveys

Conclusion Free/lower cost smoking cessation medication may increase the use of cessation medication and stimulate quit attempts among smokers with low, moderate and high education and income.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 5, 2018 03:29
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[Asia, India] Quitline no, enhanced warnings on tobacco packs from Sept

me September, all products and cigarette packs will have a national toll-free number printed on them to assist users to quit, besides warnings, including enhanced pictorial images and text messages, covering 85 per cent of the packet area.
Times of India
added Apr 4, 2018 17:12
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For Smokers Trying to Quit, Information Could Be Key

Adler contends that survey data do not support FDA’s concern about consumer misconceptions. In fact, survey results cited in FDA’s own deeming rule indicate the reverse: Many adult consumers think e-cigarette use is just as harmful, if not more harmful,
The Regulatory Review (Penn Program on Regulation)
added Apr 4, 2018 17:12
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