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[UK] Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move

Though there has been a ban on smoking inside hospitals since 2007, most have struggled to enforce the ban on their grounds. Smoking shelters are where patients and visitors go to for a cheeky fag. But a shock new editorial by Public Health England (PH
Daily Star (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:40
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UAE residents love excise tax, think it’s “Smoking”!

The 100% excise tax on tobacco, which started in the UAE on October 1, 2017, created a few concerns among some citizens but it surely created a motivation for other people to consider quitting smoking. “UAE will enforce 100% per cent tax on cigarettes a
AME Info FZ LLC
added Feb 6, 2018 17:37
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NITZKIN: National Academies of Sciences’ e-cig report gets it wrong

The recently released National Academies of Sciences e-cigarette report leads to an incorrect conclusion that e-cigarette use increases the risk of using traditional combustible cigarettes. E-cigarettes lead many teens away from smoking, but they lead ve
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 6, 2018 17:36
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[UK] Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes, health officials say

Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes to patients and switch smoking shelters to vaping lounges, health officials have said. Patients should be allowed to vape in private rooms and purchase e-cigarette devices in hospital shops, Public Health England (PHE)
Press Association (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:35
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UK experts urge smokers to switch to e-cigarettes for big health gains

Vaping, or using e-cigarettes, poses only a fraction of the health risk of tobacco smoking and should be encouraged among smokers to reap substantial health benefits, British public health experts said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Feb 6, 2018 17:26
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[UK] E-cigarettes 'should be on prescription'

E-cigarettes should be available on prescription, according to Public Health England (PHE). The agency wants them to be prescribed on the NHS within the next few years because of how successful they have been in helping people give up smoking. An indepe
BBC Online
added Feb 6, 2018 17:23
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[Oklahoma] Program helps to stop mothers from smoking

Through the Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health Tobacco Prevention Program, another program aims to help Natives stop smoking tobacco. It is targeted at mothers-to-be and their newborn baby. TPP Program Specialist Arlene Davis said the program,
Mvskoke Media
added Feb 5, 2018 22:41
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[Canada] WIRZ: KPU’S STERN SMOKE-FREE POLICY MIGHT JUST BE WHAT STUDENTS NEED TO QUIT

the university’s policy could be the extra incentive some people need to kick their smoking habit, and perhaps the larger KPU campuses could provide some sort of relief room for people dealing with nicotine cravings. For those trying to quit, B.C. offers
The Runner (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:22
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[UK] NHS plan to prescribe e-cigarettes goes up in smoke after the only device licensed for medical use is axed

The eVoke device received approval two years ago amid hopes it could help thousands of smokers to quit. But British American Tobacco, which holds the medical licence, says the product is unlikely to ‘see the light of day’ because of production difficul
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 15:07
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[California] GLANTZ: Year-long follow-up shows e-cigs users quit cigs more, but also relapse more and start smoking

Cigarette smokers who used e-cigarettes at baseline were less likely to be smoking cigarettes a year later, i.e., e-cigarettes were helping people quit cigarettes BUT Former smokers ...who used e-cigarettes at baseline were more likely to have relapsed
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:29
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