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[Africa, South Africa] Pharmacists get involved in anti-smoking campaign

Maimin (crt), acting CEO of the Independent Community Pharmacy Association (ICPA), explained that community pharmacies across South Africa have committed their participating in [WHO's] anti-tobacco initiative “Pharmacists Against Tobacco”.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 8, 2017 19:15
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[UK] The power of e-cigs! More vapers have quit smoking than those that continue their tobacco habit, a survey reveals for the first time

Ann McNeill, professor of tobacco addiction at King's College London, said: 'This year's ASH survey finds that around 1.5 million vapers are ex-smokers, for the first time a larger number than those who continue to smoke.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 8, 2017 19:09

Trends in characteristics and multi-product use among adolescents who use electronic cigarettes, United States 2011-2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adolescent past month e-cigarette use is associated with past month use of other tobacco but not with cigarette quit attempts or quit contemplation among cigarette users. Over five years, the average characteristics of U.S. adolescents who use e-cigarette
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 8, 2017 15:50

Psychological distress among smokers in the United States: 2008 to 2014

The greater prevalence and increasing rate of Serious Psychological Distress among smokers, relative to former- and never-smokers, from 2008 to 2014 provides support that the greater mental health burden among smokers may be contributing to the slowed re
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 8, 2017 15:37

[UK] ASH Factsheet: Use of electronic cigarettes (vapourisers) among adults in Great Britain (PDF)

For the first time there are more ex-smokers (1.5 million) who use e-cigarettes than current smokers (1.3 million). Over half (52%) of e-cigarette users are now ex-smokers and 45% are smokers.  The main reason given by ex-smokers who are currently vaping
ASH London (uk)
added May 8, 2017 13:57

EDITORIAL Ohio’s tobacco barrel

Ohio ranks 46th on a measure of health spending and outcomes ... One way to help reduce Ohio’s smoking problem would be raising the cigarette tax. The price of a pack gives smokers an immediate incentive to quit, and according to HPI, other Midwestern sta
Toledo (OH) Blade
added May 7, 2017 20:28

More Americans are trying to quit smoking, study

The lead author of the study and president of Pinney Associates, Joe Gitchell said he believes “encouraging smokers to quit and promoting anything that can reduce smoke exposure, including e-cigarette use, is beneficial.”
Addiction Now
added May 7, 2017 19:59

Construct and predictive validity of three measures of intention to quit smoking: Findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Netherlands Survey

An assessment of the Stages of Change, the Motivation To Stop Scale (MTSS) and a Likert scale showed comparable predictive and construct validity as measures for intention to quit smoking. All three instruments can be used in future research; however, u
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:39

The Value of Biosamples in Smoking Cessation Trials: A Review of Genetic, Metabolomic, and Epigenetic Findings

These results provide important incentive for smoking cessation researchers to collect biosamples and perform genotyping in research studies and clinical trials.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:36

Providing Nicotine Replacement Therapy in Focus Groups

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:35
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